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Orders, decorations, and medals of Bosnia and Herzegovina are social and public recognition, which are awarded for special contribution in realization of human rights and freedom, for construction of democratic relations, peace and stabilization, development of International cooperation of Bosnia and Herzegovina with other countries and with International organizations and for cultural, economic and every other progress of people and citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The system of honours of Bosnia and Herzegovina was established after Croat-Bosniak War ended in 1994, and changed in May 2003.

All citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, economic societies, state institutions and other legal entities and non-government organizations are suitable to receive decorations of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also, foreign citizens, foreign and International organizations and institutions are suitable. It is possible to receive a decoration post mortem.

Only authorized institutions for bestowal of orders, decorations and medals of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Current decorations

  • BIH Order of Freedom.png Order of Freedom
  • Order of Peace
  • Order of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Order of the Gold Coat of Arms with Swords
  • Order of the Gold Coat of Arms with Sash
  • Order of the Gold Coat of Arms with Golden Wreath
  • Order of the Gold Coat of Arms with Silver Wreath

Former decorations (1994-2003)

Orders

  • Order of the Golden Lily
  • Order of Freedom
  • Order of the Hero of the Liberation War
  • Order of Peace
  • Order of the Republic
  • Order of the Liberation
  • Order of the Gold Coat of Arms with Swords
  • Order of Military Merit
  • Order of Kulin Ban
  • Order of the Dragon of Bosnia
  • Order of the Bosnian Coat of Arms

Medals

  • Medal of the Republic
  • Medal of Victory
  • Bravery Medal
  • Medal of Labour and Enterprise
  • Medal of Military Merit
  • Exemplary Fighter Medal
  • Medal of Merit

References

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