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The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
Mr Steiner’s nomination for UNDP Administrator was forwarded by Secretary-General António Guterres to the General Assembly, which today confirmed him as the Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years.
Within the scope of the Local Integrated Development (LID) Project, the public call was announced for the following partner local governments, to submit proposals for priority development projects: Foča, Goražde, Vareš, Modriča, Čelinac, Novi Grad i Živinice.
The Regional Programme on Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (ReLOaD), a new 10 million euro initiative by the EU and the UNDP will benefit 38,000 citizens across the Western Balkans.
Regional Programme on Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (ReLOaD) is announcing Direct call for applications to local governments that participated in LOD project, implemented in the 2009-2016 period in BiH, to submit application for participation in the ReLOaD project.
Regional Programme on Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (ReLOaD), financed by the EU and implemented by UNDP is announcing Public call to civil society organizations, academic institutions and individuals for membership in the Advisory group of the ReLOaD Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Within the scope of LID project, during the period from 25 to 28 April, there will be series of info sessions and presentations for persons who are interested in participating in the program of entrepreneurship development and provision of support for establishing start-ups.
Within the scope of LID project, the seeds of soybeans have been provided for 145 soybean producers from 5 municipalities and cities in BiH - Bijeljina, Domaljevac-Šamac, Odžak, Orašje and Šamac - which will raise soybeans plantations on an area of 660 hectares, during this year’s agricultural season.
The Integrated Local Development Project (ILDP) III, supported by the Government of Switzerland and UNDP BiH, announces public call to local governments in BiH for expression of interest to participate in its implementation.
Via Dinarica: A Platform for Sustainable Tourism Development and Local Economic Growth – is announcing results of the Public Call for Improving Tourism Accommodation Facilities, Services and Offer along the Via Dinarica Green and White Trails in Bosnia and Herzegovina, published on February 9, 2017.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), within the project “Technology transfer for climate resilient flood management in Vrbas River Basin”, funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), published the Public Call to collect applications for non-structural projects for reducing/eliminating the risk of flooding in the municipalities within the Vrbas river basin in which there is an objective risk of flooding.
Within the of scope of "Local Integrated Development" Project, public call was announced for the support for new investments in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017.
Local integrated development (LID) project, which is primarily funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP BiH, will support grant scheme for strengthen the competitiveness of SMEs, implemented by FMRPO.
Adoption of the Law on Development Planning and Management by FBiH paves the way not only for faster and more coherent socio-economic development, but also for harmonised development planning and management at all government levels in FBiH.
The contract signing ceremony and setting of foundation stone, which was attended by representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, United Nations Development Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNDP BiH) and the Municipality of Srebrenica, marked the beginning of construction of the new kindergarten building for 150 children in Srebrenica and reconstruction of the regional road R- 453.
Award ceremony for small-scale media outlets took place at the UN House in Sarajevo today, granting the winners of “Imaš priču?” contest which was published under the framework of the “Building and Consolidating National Capacities for Conflict Prevention” project, funded by the EU with the amount of 43.000 euros, and implemented by UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The activity is coordinated by the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in BiH.
Within the of scope of "Local Integrated Development" (LID) Project, public call was announced for participation in the program of entrepreneurship development and provision of support for establishing start-ups.
Within the of scope of "Local Integrated Development" (LID) Project, public call was announced for agriculture producers from the municipalities of Gradiška and Novi Grad, to apply for support in establishing new plantations and production of peppers.
Federal Republic of Germany invests 250,000 Euro in disposal of 2.4 million pieces of SALW ammunition and up 35,000 pieces of mortar and artillery ammunition to assist BiH Ministry of Defense in establishing a sustainable ammunition stockpile management.
The United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNDP BiH) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federation BiH Employment Institute, aimed at strengthening inter-agency cooperation on job creation and labor market-driven skills development.
The exceptional results in terms of improved community safety through Project EXPLODE funded by the European Union and implemented by the Ministry of Defense and the UNDP were in focus during the Project Closing Ceremony held in Sarajevo
Why children like to spend their school breaks in school? How N-TIM Academy contributes to elimination of prejudice about “male” and “female” job? How N-TIM (STEM) skills can keep the door open for technical studies and a better job opportunities in BiH? How to provide a free-of-charge N-TIM (STEM) education for all children in BiH?
Starting with today, more than 500 children from the MZ Moščanica and MZ Sedrenik (local communities) will be able to spend time playing and having fun on two new, fully equipped playgrounds. Construction of the playgrounds was a priority for the citizens of these local communities, which they defined as a conclusion at the forum held in the framework of the project Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in BiH, which is a joint project of the Government of Switzerland and the Government of Sweden, implemented by UNDP.
Today in Bijeljina United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of the new two-year regional project "Building Urban Resistance in South-East Europe - Action Network" (SEE URBAN), which is jointly funded by the European Union and UNDP, held the first meeting with the partners in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The success of local communities depends on the activism and commitment of citizens in the realization of the needs for the development of local communities, which is the basis for creating changes in local government from a lower to a higher level of government – that was the conclusion of all 170 participants of today’s meeting, that took place in Sarajevo in the framework of the project "Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina ", on the occasion of the exchange of experiences and best practices from the study visits to the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Serbia and the Kingdom of Sweden.
More than 125 local communities in 23 partner local governments will now be able to provide quality and efficient services to citizens, thanks to a package of IT equipment worth about BAM 300,000.
Eight regional working meetings were held throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina within the project "Strengthening the Role of Local Communities (MZ) in BiH" from August to December 2016. At the meetings in Sarajevo, Tuzla, Banja Luka, Mostar, Bihać, Brčko, Bijeljina and Trebinje participants worked on defining the vision of the local community through productive discussions, which is the vision that will be used as a model for the future of BiH local governments.
To start successful business in your own home, has been a dream of many who wish to become entrepreneur or simply to be self-employed. That dream has become a reality for those who participated in the project “Self-employment through wickerwork” in Posavina.
The report focuses on recent flood disasters that struck Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, and Kosovo*.
Thanks to the donation of milk cooling tanks through the UN TFHS agro-trade cooperative "BH Milch" boosted production of the unique “Kupres cheese”, while the purchase of milk was guaranteed to the farmers enabling them regular income.