BOLD Action Workshops

How does it work?

BOLD Action workshops bring young leaders together from across the country to collaborate on project ideas to improve communities and the economy in BiH. Experts in fields from human rights activism to journalism to anti-corruption to entrepreneurship will provide intensive instruction and hands-on leadership experience to young people who want to make a difference. Click on the links below to apply to participate!


Experts in field

Collaboration on ideas

Young leaders from BiH

BOLD Action Workshop on

Civic Engagement 

Join this workshop presented by the VII Academy to learn how to help improve civic discourse in BiH, through better, more accurate and fact-based writing, photography, and multimedia storytelling. The expert journalists and academics leading the workshop will provide experience and skills to tackle the fraught and complex issues important to all the diverse communities living in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The program emphasises an ethical, collaborative and participatory approach to journalistic practice. The workshop will also equip you with a range of new skills and competencies enabling you to produce both powerful content and to distribute it to an audience through a range of media platforms.

  • Application deadline: December 31, 2019
  • Program dates: February 17 – 21, 2020

BOLD VII Academy Workshop: <link to application> 

BOLD Action Workshop on

Economic Development

This workshop will bring young BiH leaders together to create opportunities for economic development in their communities through youth entrepreneurship. Join this workshop to develop skills and knowledge to move beyond business theory and into the real practice of designing innovative business models, project-based collaboration; and leveraging contributions towards broader impact. Participants will establish a valuable network of professional contacts that could empower their future entrepreneurial activities and social activism in general.

BOLD Start Foundation 787 Workshop: <link to application>

Are you between 18-35 years old and live in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

BOLD is a project of the U.S. Embassy in BiH to provide hands-on training and experience for emerging young leaders age 18-35 across BiH.

Join BOLD today to network with other young leaders making a difference.