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  • 20 Dec 2014
    “A Year for the Record Books”

    It has been a tough year for BIH. The economic and financial crisis, coupled with the lack of progress on the political agenda and shared vision for the future of the country, would have been sufficient challenges for any country in their own right. The outpouring of citizen protests at the beginning of 2014 left no doubt in anyone’s mind that Bosnian citizens are acutely feeling the pain.

  • 11 Dec 2014
    Master Plan “Special Events” 1st Session

    UN House Sarajevo hosted the first session of the Master Plan ‘Special Events’ and brought members of the Armed Forces and Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina, EUFOR, NATO, OSCE, Sterling International, the United States Embassy, and the United Nations Development Programme together to discuss the results achieved so far in ammunition destruction.

  • 05 Dec 2014
    Free legal Aid for Citizens in Hercegovina-Neretva Canton

    The Ceremony marking the official opening of the new Free Legal Aid Agency in Mostar, Hercegovina-Neretva Canton took place on 3 December, 2014. The Prime Minister of Hercegovina-Neretva Government, Mr. Denis Lasic, the Minister of Justice of the Hercegovina-Neretva Canton, Ms. Radenko Miric, and Ms. Zahira Virani, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative addressed the audience.

  • 04 Dec 2014
    „Good Training – Better Administration”

    The Third annual conference of the Municipal Training System in Bosnia and Herzegovina under the motto „Good Training – Better Administration” was organised in Mostar, December 2nd 2014, with the goal to present the results in conducting the training programme, strengthening the institutions of the System in 2014, and exchanging the experience with representatives of the institutions from the region that are engaged in the training.

  • 03 Dec 2014
    The Eighth Session of the Strategic Committee for Weapons

    The Eighth Session of the Strategic Committee for Weapons, Ammunition and Explosive Ordnance was held on November 3 at the United Nations House in Sarajevo, where destruction results were presented and future plans were discussed.

  • 03 Dec 2014
    Apply for Grants - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    Frequently asked questions about application for project "Dialogue for the Future"

  • 03 Dec 2014
    EU Floods Recovery Programme: EU Member States Ambassadors and Diplomats visited Orašje and Odžak

    Charge d'Affaires of the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr Renzo Daviddi, and Head of Cooperation with the EU Delegation to BiH Melvin Asin, together with Swedish Ambassador Fredrik Schiller, Croatian Ambassador Ivan Del Vecchio, Dutch Ambassador Jurriaan Kraak, Slovenian Ambassador Iztok Grmek, Deputy Head of Mission Romania Dorin Popescu, Deputy/Charge d'Affairs of the Czech Republic Klara von Kriegsheim Kadlecova, and Second Secretary at the Embassy of Sweden Karin Lissola, visited Orašje and Odžak today.

  • 03 Dec 2014
    Call for Application on Training in the Project Cycle Management

    In order to prepare project proposals, the team of the project “Dialogue for the Future” is organizing two-days Training in Management of the Project Cycle on the four locations: Banja Luka, Drvar, Mostar and Sarajevo.

  • 02 Dec 2014
    Energy Efficiency in Public Sector Can Reduce Cost by 40%

    The Embassy of Sweden and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today, 2nd of December 2014, signed an agreement worth Euro 3.7 million for co-financing energy savings in public buildings in Sarajevo. Bosnia and Hercegovina is one of the least energy efficient countries in Europe. Up to 40% energy savings can be made by a more efficient use of energy in public buildings.

  • 02 Dec 2014
    Weapons Collected and Destroyed through the Campaign “Choose Life Not Weapons”

    896 pieces of small arms and light weapons (SALW) collected on Saturday, November 29, in all of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the past few months, have been destroyed in the facilities of “Jelšingrad” foundry.

  • 01 Dec 2014
    Addiction Recovery: New Treatment Helps Bring Families Together in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    “I’ve been clean for four years now”, says Asmir. “It was a long and difficult fight. I’ve tried pretty much everything, methadone, tramal, bromazepam and all sorts of stuff but nothing worked. I was in prison when I first heard about the Tuzla Center for Medical Substance Abuse Prevention. I decided to give it a try. I’m glad I did, and so are my family and friends”.

  • 28 Nov 2014
    BONTEX - Shirts Tailored with Love

    Bontex Maglaj Company, founded in 2005, produces high quality shirts sold on the western market. Today the company has 200 employees, with plans to increase the number, and the ambition to become one of the European leaders in production of men’s and women’s shirts by 2017.

  • 28 Nov 2014
    Bosana Fondacija - Scholarship for a Better Life

    Senita Slipac from Banja Luka was 11 years old when the war started in BiH. After years of exile, the family eventually settled in the United States, but its ties with the homeland never disappeared. Four years ago she founded the Bosana Foundation to help disadvantaged children in BiH. The goal of the Foundation is to help children and young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, improve their economic and social status through education and help them prepare for employment.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Regional Workshop of Victim-Witness Support Practitioners

    Within the framework of the project “Support to Processing of War Crimes Cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in co-operation with the High Judicial and Proecutorial Council, supported by the Government of Switzerland, is organizing a Regional Workshop of Practitioners in the field of Provision of Support to Victims and Witnesses in criminal proceedings.

  • 25 Nov 2014
    Youth Club in Vučilovac opened as basis for the return of local residents

    As a part of the UN Floods Recovery Programme Today, for All of Us, the Youth Club in Vučilovac was officially opened today, thanks to funds provided by the Government of the Kingdom of Norway in the amount of BAM 43,000. The Youth Club, as a daily gathering spot for children and young people of the region, has been opened by H. E. Vibeke Lilloe, Ambassador of Norway and Ljubiša Ostojić, President of the Local Community Vučilovac.

  • 25 Nov 2014
    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    Sexual and gender-based violence is the most extreme form of the global and systemic inequality experienced by women and girls. It knows no geographic, socio-economic or cultural boundaries. Worldwide, one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence at some point in her life, from rape and domestic violence to harassment at work and bullying on the internet.

  • 24 Nov 2014
    Improvement of the Security for Development of Canton 10

    In the previous week the MUP of Canton 10 held educational workshops in several primary and secondary schools in Canton 10 involving over one hundred pupils, with the goal of prevention and education of young people about negative aspects of illegal possession of weapons, through the campaign “Biraj život bez oružja”, which continues until the end of the year. The goal is also to educate the youth about security in traffic and local community.

  • 21 Nov 2014
    Statement by Mr. Yuri Afanasiev, United Nations Resident Coordinator on 7th OSCE/UN Review Conference on Compliance with the OSCE/UN Security Commitments of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Statement by Mr. Yuri Afanasiev, United Nations Resident Coordinator on 7th OSCE/UN Review Conference on Compliance with the OSCE/UN Security Commitments of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • 21 Nov 2014
    EU Political and Security Committee opened the “Prva Elementary School” in Maglaj, rehabilitated within the EU Floods Recovery Programme

    The Political and Security Committee (PSC) of the European Union accompanied by Dr Renzo Daviddi, Chargé d'Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina, visited Maglaj today. During the visit, PSC Chairman, Ambassador Walter Stevens, officially opened the “Prva Elementary School” in Maglaj together with its Director Admir Gracic. Prva Elementary School suffered extensive damage during the May floods and was rehabilitated within the EU Floods Recovery Programme, financed by the European Union.

  • 20 Nov 2014
    Agreement Signed on Grants for Nine Projects in Republika Srpska Totalling One Million BAM

    An agreement on allocation of grants for nine projects in Republika Srpska, totalling one million BAM, has been signed in Banja Luka with representatives of eight municipalities and one public company, as a part of the Integrated Local Development Project. Under this agreement, funds of the financial mechanism will be distributed for funding projects within integrated and sustainable local development in municipalities across Republika Srpska.