Climate Change Adaptation and Low Emission Development Strategy for BiHJan 9, 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina has taken significant steps to tackle the issue of climate change both on the domestic and international level. In Bosnia and Herzegovina climate change is gradually more considered to be a matter of crucial strategic importance, particularly by local authorities and the academic community.
Guidelines for the Management and Maintenance of Thermal Systems in Public BuildingsJul 21, 2014 Guidelines for the management and maintenance of thermal systems in public buildings, with focus on boilers using biomass, are aiming to raise public awareness and familiar people that directly or indirectly operate and maintain these systems with practical information and advice for proper, safe and efficient operation of the system.
National Human Development Report - 2007Oct 3, 2013 This is the sixth National Human Development Report produced for Bosnia and Herzegovina, examining a topical human development issue. This year the report analyses the different facets and causes of social exclusion in BiH and provides recommendations for promoting social inclusion. The concept of social inclusion, which is at the heart of EU social policy-making, is very much congruent with both the human development and the human rights-based approaches to socio-economic development. These approaches draw upon economic and social rights analyses and take into account all entitlements relevant for enlarging the choices of individuals to live a decent and meaningful life. In addition, they share a common concern about equity, non-discrimination and inclusive participation.
The Ties that Bind - 2009Oct 3, 2013 The report delves into the positive and negative effects of social capital for broader processes of democratisation and social cohesion. The research examines membership of clubs, societies, organisations and associations in BiH, or ‘associational life.’ On the positive side, civil society is observed as providing the basis for more bridging and diverse social ties and, as such, is more inclusive. Strengthening associational
life in BiH would help to overcome some of the more significant social cleavages.
A Million Voices: The World We WantJan 18, 2012 This report synthesizes the results of an unprecedented global consultation led by the United Nations that has involved more than 1 million people across all countries and from all backgrounds. A special effort was made to reach out to the poor, the marginalized and others whose voices are not usually heard. Modern communications technology, the mobilization of UN agencies and the exceptional enthusiasm of countless volunteers made this unique endeavour possible. Through this exercise, the United Nations was determined to tap into the spirit of the first words of its founding C harter: “We the Peoples”.
Empowering Lives, Building ResilienceDec 12, 2013
This publication features success stories from countries where UNDP support has resulted in transformative changes, including by fostering the growth of institutional and human capacities.