The Academy of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a not-for-profit (501c3) cultural and advocacy organization based in New York. The Academy was founded in 2004 by Bosnians and Herzegovinians living in New York City to provide a platform for various cultural, arts, and professional exchange programs led by its members, which are intended to benefit the Bosnians and Herzegovinians in New York City United, States and in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Academy's mission is to support the empowerment process of a new generation of Bosnians and Herzegovinians living in the United States. The objective is to promote the intellectual and cultural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina in New York and in United States, to counter the prevailing negative images of the country, and to create and sustain links with the institutions and professionals within Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the longer term, these objectives will contribute to the democratic development of the country, strengthening of the rule of law, and economic advancement.