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  • 06 Oct 2014
    Drop by Drop – Vrbas the River of Life

    On 3rd and 04th of October, a documentary film titled "Drop by drop - Vrbas river of life" was shown in front of about 80 people, who had the opportunity to see the film in high school in Banja Luka and JU Centre for Culture and Sport in Srbac. The film was produced by the Centre for PET, as a part of the project Clean Vrbas. Government of Japan, Ekopak d.o.o, Coca-Cola and municipalities in the basin of the river Vrbas gave financial support to this project, while the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) played the main role in implementation process.

  • 29 Sep 2014
    Professor Atom attended 'Researchers Night'

    On Friday, 26th September, 2014 the ‘Researchers Night’ was held for the third time in Sarajevo, Banja Luka and Mostar. All science lovers, and all those who are yet to be, had a chance to spend some time with researchers and get to know wiseacre Professor Atom, who has answers to all questions about wise energy spending.

  • 21 Sep 2014
    Permanent Public Call to Public Institutions, Municipalities and Cantons in the FBiH for Applications in order to Identify Potential Energy Saving Projects

    ENVIRONMENTAL FUND OF THE FEDERATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA ANNOUNCES PERMANENT PUBLIC CALL for setting up the database of public buildings and public lighting in order to identify potential energy saving projects

  • 15 Sep 2014
    UNDP Plans and Activities for 2015 – 2019 Presented to the RS Government Representatives

    The five-year plan of activities and key focus areas of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) were presented to representatives of the RS Government’s ministries and agencies by Ms. Zahira Virani, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Goran Vukmir, Head of the UNDP Regional Office in Banja Luka and UNDP Sector Leaders, in coordination with the RS Ministry of Economic Relations and Regional Cooperation.

  • 09 Sep 2014
    Reconstructed Kindergarten in Bosanska Krupa – Building Better Conditions for a Happy Childhood

    Reconstructed and energy efficient kindergarten in Bosanska Krupa was officially opened today, to the joy of more than 110 children who will spend their pre-school days in a warm and safe place. Thanks to the activities of two projects implemented by UNDP, with funding of the European Union and the FBiH Environmental Protection Fund and co-financing of local authorities, the entire building was renovated, with thermal insulation installed, new teaching materials secured for the youngest ones, and also conditions created for inclusion of marginalised and children with special needs.

  • 21 Aug 2014
    UNDP and Environmental Fund of Federation of BiH sign agreement on co-financing “Green Economic Development” project

    The Agreement on Co-financing the “Green Economic Development” project to the tune of BAM 3,782,500 has been signed earlier today in Sarajevo by Yuri Afanasiev, UNDP Resident Representative in BiH, and Safet Harbinja, director of the Environmental Fund of the Federation of BiH.

  • 28 Mar 2014
    A Kick-Off Meeting on “Study on Improving Activities Related to the Acquisition, Management and Use of Resources of Environmental Funds in BiH” Held in Sarajevo

    On the 25th of March, United Nations Development Programme organised a kick-off meeting in Sarajevo on the topic of “Study on improving activities related to the acquisition, management and use of resources of Environmental Funds in BiH”. In addition to the representatives of UNDP the meeting was attended by the representatives of the Environmental Fund of the Federation of BiH, Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund of Republika Srpska and the legal, financial and energy and environment experts. The study aims to give directions for further actions on financial mechanisms development and enforcement within the Funds.

  • 14 Feb 2014
    Presentation of the Report "Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth and Reality"

    The Eighth Report on Human Development 'Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth and Reality' was presented to public experts, representatives of institutions and organizations in the Republika Srpska.

  • 03 Feb 2014
    Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

    A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 31 Jan 2014
    UN Opens Global Call for Equator Prize 2014 Nominations

    A United Nations-led partnership that “shines a spotlight” on local sustainable development innovations today launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014.Nominations are open from 146 countries through March 22, 2014.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Marta, Gattuso and Vieri among the nine new players joining the 11th annual Match Against Poverty

    Marta Vieira da Silva, Genaro Gattuso, Christian Vieri, and Phillip Cocu are among the players that have recently confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty. Proceeds from the Match will support recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record.

  • 13 Dec 2013
    Conference - “Biomass – Fuel of the Future“

    Biomass as the fuel of the future was the theme of today's conference organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the frame of the project “Bosnia and Herzegovina Biomass Energy for Employment and Energy Security”, financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

  • 02 Dec 2013
    Promotion of Student Research Projects on the Topic "Water for Life"

    United Nations Development Programme and the Hydro-Engineering Institute Sarajevo implemented project "Raising awareness of the student population on water rights and responsibilities" of eight elementary schools in the Canton Sarajevo, during the period November – December 2013.

  • 13 Nov 2013
    Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Trainings for Cantonal and Municipal Representatives

    In order to share it’s experiences gained trough implementation of energy efficiency projects in public sector buildings and in order to increase understanding of energy efficiency by public sector, UNDP GED (Green Economic Development) project and Federal Ministry of Physical Planning, organized free trainings for municipal and cantonal representatives from all cantons in Federation BiH.

  • 19 Jun 2013
    Municipalities of Tuzla Canton Signed the Energy Charter

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with USAID Enterprise Energy Efficiency (3E) Project and Tuzla Canton Municipalities and Canton Tuzla organized the Conference today, to mark the start of “Energy Efficiency Year Tuzla Canton” activities.

  • 14 Jun 2013
    Successfully Completed Two MDG-F Programmes: Access to Water Supply and Environment and Climate Change in BiH

    The final conference on the occasion of the completion of two UN programmes focused on water supply access in and environment and climate change in BiH, which were implemented since 2010 and financed from the funds of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain, through the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F), was held on Friday, June 14, 2013 in the United Nations House.

  • 12 Jun 2013
    MDG-F Activities in Herzegovina

    Two opening ceremonies were held in Herzegovina on June 12, 2013 – Centre for Information, Counseling and Training (CISO) in Široki Brijeg and The Office of The Public Company Vjetrenica in Popovo Polje were opened within the activities of 3 MDG-F programmes: Culture for Development, Environment and Climate Change Programme and Youth Employability and Retention Programme funded by Government of Kingdom of Spain.

  • 11 Jun 2013
    Opening of the Šetnica Walk Trail in Mostar

    The official opening of Nikola Šubić Zrinjski street, also known as Šetnica, which spreads from Spanish Square to Square hrvatskih velikana, was held today in Mostar. The ceremony was attended by Ljubo Bešlić, Mayor of Mostar, Yuri Afanasiev, UN Resident Coordinator, H. E. Aurora Meija, Spanish Ambassador, and Enver Bijedić, Federal Minister of Transport and Communications.

  • 04 Jun 2013
    UNDP Supports the BiH Federation Environment Fund

    The first Cost-sharing Agreement (CSA) signing ceremony between the BiH Federation Environment Fund and UNDP BiH was held in Sarajevo on 4th June 2013 in the UN building. Mr. Yuri Afanasiev, UNDP Resident Representative, and Mr. Safet Harbinja, Director of the BiH Federation Environment Fund, addressed the media.

  • 30 May 2013
    Biodiversity protection in Livanjsko polje

    The final conference of the project “Mainstreaming Karst Peatland Rehabilitation concerns into key economic sectors" – KARST project, at which the results and achievements of the project were presented, was held in UN House on Tuesday May 28 2013. The conference was addressed by the UNDP Energy and Environment Sector Leader, Mr. Sanjin Avdic and the Head of the Department of Environmental Protection at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina and National focal point of GEF for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Senad Oprašić.

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