• How to Start-up Your Community - A Ten-step Guide to Community Transformation
    Aug 30, 2017

    This guide is intended for people from all walks of life and offers ideas aimed at helping them to transform their communities for the better. It is also intended for public institutions and the people working in these institutions who may benefit from the guide. The guide is not a political manifesto, but it could serve those political parties looking to help their electorate and citizens through targeted community development.

  • Socio-economic Perceptions of Young People in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Aug 11, 2017

    The research on BiH youth’s socio-economic perceptions was conducted with the aim of examining their views and experiences on a wide range of current issues, including on employment and job markets, political awareness and activism, mobility and EU accession. It was commissioned under the framework of the global EU-funded, UNDP-implemented project on „Building and Consolidating Capacities for Conflict Prevention“.

  • Third National Communication (TNC) and Second Biennial Update Report on Greenhouse Gas Emissions (SBUR) of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Jul 24, 2017

    TNC and SBUR serve as significant strategic documents for sustainable development as well as a link between environment protection and combat with climate change with key socio-economic development issues of the Country.

  • Local Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina: What do citizens say?
    Mar 22, 2017

    The survey "Local Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina: What do citizens say?" was conducted as an initial survey within the project Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), which is a joint project of the Swiss Government and the Government of Sweden, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The general objective of the project is to improve the quality of life of the citizens of BiH by improving the services provided at the local level and increasing democratic accountability and social inclusion.

  • Green Jobs - Analysing the Employment Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures in BiH
    Dec 15, 2016

    The term “green jobs” denotes employment opportunities in areas related to environmental protection. “Green jobs” are particularly suited to the construction sector as the usual structure of energy consumption is such that buildings consume the most energy, and as such are subject to energy performance improvements. Improving the energy performance of buildings and implementation of relevant measures delivers a range of benefits, job creation being one of the most important ones.

  • Analysis of the Benefits of Wood Biomass Fuel Switch Projects Implemented by UNDP in BiH
    Oct 14, 2016

    Bosnia and Herzegovina has rich forest resources, both from the aspect of distribution and biodiversity, with a significant share of its territory covered by forests. BiH has the highest forest share as well as the highest level of diversity in terms of forest types among the countries of the Western Balkans.2 Forest resources are the basis of the local economy in many rural communities and often form the only source of income.

  • Landslide Risk Management Study in BH
    Sep 28, 2016

    The aim of the Landslide Risk Management Study is to provide a detailed assessment of the current situation in the field of landslide risk management in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and suggest guidelines and recommendations which could improve different segments of the process based on international experience, and create the conditions for the application of risk management of landslides within the existing system of government and its institutions.

  • Human Development Report, 2016 -Risk-Proofing the Western Balkans: Empowering People to Prevent Disasters
    May 20, 2016

    The report focuses on recent flood disasters that struck Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, and Kosovo*. Acting pre-emptively to reduce risks at the community level is increasingly recognised as a single most efficient and cost-effective way to reduce disaster risk and prevent future losses from hazards.

  • Tariff setting methodology and study for water supply and sewerage services
    Nov 18, 2015

    Tariff setting methodology for water supply and sewerage services in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Study on the best administrative positioning of the regulatory body in the process of tariff setting of communal affairs of water supply and wastewater collection and treatment services.

  • UNDP Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sep 12, 2015

    The purpose of this paper is to guide UNDP’s strategic support to DRR efforts in BiH in a form of a road map to contribute to the achievement the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

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