Justice and Security

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Capacity Needs Assessment for Enhancing Provision of Victim/Witness support During the Pre-investigative Stage of Criminal Proceedings in BiH

With the enactment of the Law on Protection of Witnesses under Threat and Vulnerable Witnesses a framework was established to provide certain protections to victims/witnesses in criminal cases. This act in addition to various protective measures provides for support to be given to witnesses, whenmore

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A Situation and Needs Assessment of the Cantonal/District Prosecutor´s Offices and Courts in the Field of Witness/Victim Support and Protection in War Crimes in BiH

Within its ´Support to Processing of War Crimes Cases in BiH´ Project, the United Nations Development Programme BiH (UNDP BiH), financed by the Government of Spain, in partnership with the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of BiH (HJPC BiH) produced a Report: "A Situation and Needsmore

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Brochure on Free Legal Aid

Principles of equality and non-discrimination, which presume equality before the law, are the basis of international human rights law. To ensure the respect for these principles, countries around the world are required to provide efficient legal aid to the most vulnerable, socially-marginalizedmore

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Bulletin No.1-Reinforcement of Local Democracy III

We present the first issue of LOD III bulletin. The bulletin has been prepared with aim to relay information on results and achievements of projects implemented by Civil Society Organizations(CSO) that are active throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina within LOD III project. Reinforcement of Localmore

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Facing the Past and Access to Justice

At the outset of the development of the Strategy, UNDP made a report on the survey in order to contribute to this important process. The indicators used in this survey will be monitored and measured also at the end of the process, not only to show the progress made but also to define followingmore

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Judical Institutions Capacities to Address the Needs of Specific Groups

The Study discusses the capacities of the judicial institutions (courts) to address the needs and demands of specific groups: Persons with Disabilities, Roma, and women in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The overall goal to which this paper contributes to is to enhance access to justice of three specificmore

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: Promoting Dialogue through Truth-Seeking in Bosnia and Herzegovina

With this publication, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as the lead agency dealing with Transitional Justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina, launches a new series of documents and outreach activities related to transitional justice, its processes, mechanisms and the effective toolsmore

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Mission, Vision and Principles of Judicial and Prosecutorial Systems in BiH

Judicial and prosecutorial system promotes and protects democratic values, peace, security and human rights. Unfortunately, a substantial number of users of judicial and prosecutorial services do not have sufficient information on what going to court entails, or who to contact in relation to amore

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Non-contentious proceedings

Judicial and prosecutorial system promotes and protects democratic values, peace, security and human rights. Unfortunately, a substantial number of users of judicial and prosecutorial services do not have sufficient information on what going to court entails, information about legal procedures, ormore

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Small Arms Survey 2010/2011

The aim of the Small Arms Survey is to offer empirically-based facts on the overall presence and impact of SALW in BiH and the corresponding potential for their presence to a destabilising affect on the peaceful and secure environment in the country. At the same time, the results can be used as anmore

OUR WORK - JUSTICE AND SECURITY

The activities of the Justice and Security Sector are designed to ensure the efficient performance of judicial institutions, access to and delivery of justice, and improved human security in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Sector aims to improve the capacities of BiH cantonal/district judicial/prosecutorial institutions and building safer communities, which includes judicial, law enforcement, and human rights services; supporting BiH citizens, primarily victims, witnesses and vulnerable groups; and reducing the risks and threats posed by natural disasters and negative consequences of war, such as weapons, ordnance and mines.

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