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Public Information Center


About Public Information Center

Our Mission is to bring the World Bank closer to people of Bosnia and Herzegovina by developing  a strong partnership between the Bank and the citizens, the real beneficiaries of the World Bank’s operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This is in support of the  World Bank's Access to Information Policy about its activities and open access to its documents. Also available in Bosnian 


More information about PIC in Bosnia and Herzegovina



Hours / Location


Monday thru Friday
9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Faculty of Economics
E-Net Center, 3rd floor

Trg Oslobodjenja 1                  71000 Sarajevo

Sanja Tanic
PIC Assistant
Phone: +387 (0)33 251-896
Fax: +387 (0)33 251-898
Email: bosniaEnquiries 


Access to Public Information Center

Public Information Center of the World Bank in Bosnia and Herzegovina is located at the Faculty of Economics in Sarajevo (E-Net/GDLN Center).
PIC is open to the public. No fee is required to use the PIC.


The Public Information Center's services include: 

  • Access to development-related publications by international institutions, the government, and NGOs.
  • Access to a special collection of CDs and videotapes on development.
  • Free Internet access, including access to:
    - World Bank project documents, reports, and publications.
    - Development and research sites on the Internet.
    - Extensive cataloguing system (e-PIC) that allows users to see the collection of around 60 World Bank PICs around the world.

Available Reports and Documents

Among the Reports and Documents available at the Public Information Center are:

  • Project Information Documents (PIDs). These are documents that give brief summaries of evolving projects. They are updated and expanded as the project preparation proceeds.
  • Project Appraisal Documents (PADs). These contain descriptions of a project and the plan for its implementation, including procurement procedures. They are made available to the public after presentation to the Board.
  • Economic Sector Reports. These include macroeconomic analysis of the country's economy, analyses of major economic sectors and other reports on specified issues, such as poverty assessment, etc.
  • Environmental Assessments (EAs). EAs are detailed studies required for projects likely to have significant impact on the environment. Such studies are available before the final appraisal of the viability of the project.
  • Loan (or Development Credit) Agreements. These are records of loan amounts and terms and conditions on which the loan is made. They also record the borrower's general commitment to the project objectives. They are made available to the public after the loan agreement is signed and declared effective or ready for disbursement.
  • Bidding and consultant documents. These provide guidelines for borrowers and their implementing agencies in the procurement of goods, works and consulting services.
  • UN Development Business. A United Nations publication that publishes general procurement notices for goods, works, and services to be procured through international competitive bidding for each Bank-financed project.

World Bank Publications Online

Many World Bank reports, publications, and other documents relate to Bosnia and Herzegovina are available online to read free of charge.

How to Purchase World Bank Publications

World Bank reports and publications on Bosnia and Herzegovina are also available for purchase online. Publications may also be purchased through our local distributor.

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