Successfully implemented energy efficiency measures at the Elementary School "Vuk Karadžić" in Petrovo
The results of the drawing competition "A Wasteless World"
Results of the “Wasteless World” Drawing Competition for Fine Arts Academies’ students from Bosnia and Herzegovina to showcase their vision for a future that’s no...
What we do
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.
Working with institutions and authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, UNDP supports economic and social development and resilience to climate change and disasters, helping people and communities recover from crisis and improve their livelihoods since 1996.
UNDP’s continued commitment is on fighting poverty and inequality, accompanying partners in Bosnia and Herzegovina in their pathways towards the SDGs and working towards the Paris Agreement. We work in Bosnia and Herzegovina to expand people’s choices for a fairer, sustainable future.
A new chapter in the fight against gender-based violence – bringing safety to the online space
Fighting gender-based violence, which increasingly occurs in the digital space, requires that we adapt and adjust our actions.
Intersectional Analysis of the Differential Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis and Inflation on Women in BiH
This study brings to the forefront the nuanced experiences of invisible or ignored marginalisation and inequality experienced by women and demonstrates that this is partly due to the fact that such repercussions are often not measured.
Project "Sustainability of Protected Areas in BiH - SPA" launched on the World Tourism Day
Project "Sustainability of Protected Areas - SPA" that is implemented by UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina and financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), was officially presented at the event that was symbolically organized on the World Tourism Day, in order to emphasize the importance of biodiversity for the development of tourism.
Beginning of works on the energy improvement of three educational institutions
Works on the energy improvement of three educational institutions in Stanari, Doboj and Petrovo, have started under the UNDP’s project "Scaling-up Investment in Low-Carbon Public Buildings", which is financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
Implementation of energy efficiency measures in 11 more public buildings in Sarajevo Canton
GED project plans to implement energy efficiency measures on 11 more public buildings in the Sarajevo Canton by the end of the year.
Impressive deliverables of the EU4Business project have been showcased
Four years into project implementation, impressive deliverables of the EU4Business project have been showcased in Sarajevo today at the event "Our steps towards improving the innovation and competitiveness of local economy".
Valter’s tree defends clean air in Sarajevo
The TvojCO2.ba platform was created by UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina as an incentive to bring together individuals and companies in the fight against climate change and air pollution in our country.
Japan funds climate action in Bosnia and Herzegovina to support inclusive decarbonization
Japan becomes newest and the largest partner to UNDP’s next phase of the global initiative Climate Promise: from Pledge to Impact, and provides significant climate funds for Bosnia and Herzegovina on delivering the national climate pledge
Integrated response to COVID-19
Since begining of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bosnia and Herzegovina United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of joint and coordinated response of the United Nations, actively supports domestic authorities and health institutions accross government levels in addressing the crisis.
National Human Development Report 2020: Social Inclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The National Human Development Report 2020: Social Inclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina was produced by the United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina with support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina aiming to assess and to trigger a debate on social inclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The creative students who won awards for their business ideas at the BizVenture Championship showed that they could be the great entrepreneurial potential of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Participating in the student entrepreneurship competition allowed them to turn their business ideas into serious business projects and plans.
UNDP, Deloitte and Addiko Bank Sarajevo strengthen cooperation to advance women empowerment in BiH
Empowerment of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina through partnership with the private sector is in focus of a joint support of UNDP, Deloitte and Addiko Bank Saraje...
EU Support to the Confidence Building in the Western Balkans: Second Public Call for CSOs
The United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina is announcing the Second Public Call for Civil Society organizations acting in the area of tran...
Application deadline extended: Public call for CSOs, EU support for confidence building in the Western Balkans:
'Building Cybersecurity in Bosnia and Herzegovina' Project worth EUR 1.3 million Begins
The conference on "Building Cybersecurity in Bosnia and Herzegovina" marked the official beginning of a three-year EUR 1.3 million-worth project, financed by the ...
Destroying weapons makes Bosnia and Herzegovina safer
To increase public safety and security, the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina destroyed 2,490 pieces of small arms and light weapons and their parts and compo...
Women’s Mentoring Network – a leap in women’s empowerment in the business sector
“Low numbers of women in leadership positions is a shared experience of many countries. UNDP is committed to accelerating gender equality and investing in women’s...
Multiple crises halt progress as 9 out of 10 countries fall backwards in human development, UNDP report warns
For the first time in the 32 years that UNDP have been calculating it, the Human Development Index, which measures a nation’s health, education, and standard of l...
Gender Development Index
The GDI (2021) indicates a significant room for improvement in three basic dimensions of human development – health, knowledge and living standard
Female participation in the labour force
Despite certain progress, gender inequalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina persist
Human Development Index
UNDPs Human Development Index value for BIH in 2021 is lower for females than for males (0.754 and 0.802, respectively)
Gender gap in income
Women have 10,709 USD GNI per capita and for men it is at 19,917 USD, with women making only 53.7% income of men