After Fifteen Years, The Center for Balkan Development Closes Its Doors

May 10, 2009

Dear Friends:

Since 1994, the Center for Balkan Development (formerly Friends of Bosnia), has been a leading international force for justice, aid, resolution, and development in the countries of the former Yugoslavia. While our focus has often been on Bosnia, the country to have suffered the most since the wars of Yugoslav succession began in 1991, we are proud of the impact we have had in other parts of the region, including Kosovo. <more>










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CBD Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 1
May 2007

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