Category: Public administration

Incentives
Grants in Brčko to Friends and Voters

Doling out grants to non-governmental organizations has become a lucrative business for their founders and local politicians in Brčko District. Politicians buy votes in this way, while their friends from associations spend money without oversight.

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Public administration
Government Officials Spend Millions of KM Without Oversight

Governments, prime ministers, ministers and presidents have doled out nearly 184 million KM from the budget reserve over the past five and a half years. With taxpayer money they sponsored party events and supported associations headed by party colleagues.

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Healthcare
Health Care Bartered for a Vote

Legislator Omer Škaljo cast the decisive vote to constitute the governing majority in Zenica-Doboj Canton. He was rewarded with the directorship of the Zenica Health Care Insurance Fund after the vacancy procedure was altered in his favor.

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Public administration
Illegal Appointment of Aide with Party Connections

Stjepan Dujo was appointed assistant to the director of BiH Legislative Office despite failing to meet the criteria about required years of experience. Lidija Bradara, former chairwoman of the House of Peoples in the Federation of BiH Parliament, previously illegally appointed Dujo as her aide. Both belong to Croatian Democratic Party.

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Public administration
Attorney General’s Office for Daughter

A job ad for an attorney general in Jablanica Municipality attracted seven candidates who all formally met the criteria. Yet, after commission members rated each candidate’s abilities and knowledge in an obscure manner, they chose their colleague’s daughter.

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Public administration
RS Railways Pays Slackers Too

The Republika Srpska is borrowing millions to decrease the number of RS Railways workers. At the same time the company keeps jobs for employees who don’t even show up for work.

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Public administration
Incompatible Offices of Telecom’s Directors

Mirza Ganić might be in a conflict of interest, serving as both director of the Zenica division of the public company BH Telecom, and as a legislator in the Federation of BiH House of Representatives.  No agency in the entity can establish if those two positions are officially incompatible.

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Public administration
Family Business in Public Enterprise

For years, HT Eronet and BH Telecom have hired members of governing parties and relatives of employees without advertising jobs. FBiH looked the other way, which meant that most citizens did not get equal employment opportunities.

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