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Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Youth Academy (BHAYA)

Mission statement

The mission of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Youth Academy (BHAYA) is the development of strong intellectual and cultural ties among young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States. We believe that our generation should take leadership and responsibility for how society looks today and how it will look in the future. Our aim is to promote the active exchange of ideas, knowledge, and experience among youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States.


Lamia FesticPresident

Lamia Festic

Safija NizamicVice President

Safija Nizamic

BHAYA symposium Mostar, June 24-27, 2021

First BHAYA symposium at the 12th Days of BHAAAS in BiH

We are so proud that the first ever in-person BHAYA conference was successful: full of great energy, great ideas, and the best hospitality from our friends in Mostar! We are now on a great path to combine our hard work, scientific knowledge, and cultures to create a powerful Bosnian-Herzegovinan American youth platform!

BHAYA Conference 7


15th Days of BHAAAS in BiH

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