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Ukraine & Bosnia: The Future of Multiculturalism in Europe

Ukraine & Bosnia: The Future of Multiculturalism in Europe

CBNA’s Executive Director, Selma Porca, attended a virtual forum at Yale University titled “Ukraine & Bosnia: The Future of Multiculturalism in Europe”. Ms. Porca was one of three speakers invited to share their perspectives. The other two speakers were Yale PhD students in the East …

CBNA Announces Appointment of Executive Director: Selma Porča

CBNA Announces Appointment of Executive Director: Selma Porča

The Board of Directors of the Congress of Bosniaks of North America (“CBNA”) is delighted to announce the appointment of Selma Porča as CBNA’s Executive Director, beginning in April of 2022. Selma Porča was born in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (“Bosnia”). After her family …

KBSA Posjete Zajednicama - CBNA Community Visits

KBSA Posjete Zajednicama – CBNA Community Visits

8. mart 2022 Na poziv naših lokalnih zajednica iz Chicago, IL, Lawrenceville, GA, i Bowling Green, KY, predstavnici Kongresa Bošnjaka Sjeverne Amerike (KBSA), prof. dr. Amra Šabić-El-Rayess i Amir Ovčina, su obavili zvanične posjete ovim zajednicama i učestvovali u programima organizovanim povodom obilježavanja 30. godišnjice …

Bosniak-Americans Reflect on the January 9th Parade in Banja Luka

Bosniak-Americans Reflect on the January 9th Parade in Banja Luka

This past Sunday, January 9th, marked 30 years since the start of the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia). Yet, instead of marking this day as a day of mourning, the entity of Republika Srpska (RS) marked it with a celebration and a parade. …

CBNA Elects New President!

CBNA Elects New President!

The Congress of Bosniaks of North America (CBNA) is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Amir Ovcina as the president of CBNA’s Board of Directors! Mr. Ovcina was elected by a unanimous vote of the Board.   Mr. Ovcina shared his excitement in a statement: …

Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess joins CBNA as Global Ambassador

Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess joins CBNA as Global Ambassador

The Congress of Bosniaks of North America (“CBNA”) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess as our first Global Ambassador! Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess is a professor and author who grew up in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After surviving genocide, she emigrated to the US in 1996. Following the …