Vol. 1, No. 2, April
of Bosnia/Center for Balkan Development Announce the Stari
Friends of Bosnia/Center for
Balkan Development announces the Stari Most Awards to honor
and recognize individuals who have done outstanding service
working toward peace, reconciliation, economic development,
and establishing long-term security in the former Yugoslavia.
This is the first year that the awards will be given.
Anyone can make a nomination
via a web-based form. Forms and instructions are available
at: www.friendsofbosnia/starimost. Nominations must be made
in English but the rules are available in Bosnian and Albanian.
Non-English speakers are encouraged to work with translators
to submit nominations.
Nominees can be from the former
Yugoslavia or from any other country. The award can be given
posthumously but the nominees must have accomplished the work
they are being recognized for after January 1, 1991.
The Awards Advisory Committee
will give awards to four to six individuals, at the discretion
of the committee. No more than two awards will be given posthumously.
The deadline for receiving nominations
is July 26, 2004. Winners will be announced in September 2004.
Award winners will:
- Have their expenses paid to travel to Boston to receive
the award on October 16
- Receive an honorary plaque at the awards ceremony
- Have their name inscribed on a permanent monument in
Click here to go to the Stari Most Awards home page and
begin making a nomination.
We encourage you to visit
the website for the Stari Most Awards to nominate candidates.
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