http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter2014-07-26T01:19:37.339ZPress CenterAdobe CQNew Development Projects Within ILDPnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavIntegrated Local Development Project (ILDP) together with 17 municipalities and cities across BiH (Bihać, Gradačac, Jablanica, Jajce, Ključ, Laktaši, Livno, Ljubuški, Lopare, Mrkonjić Grad, Nevesinje, Novo Sarajevo, Posušje, Prijedor, Sanski Most, Velika Kladuša, Vlasenica) is launching implementation of development projects. All projects originate from development strategies that have been developed last year as part of the ILDP’s support to the process of strategic planning at local level. The projects are jointly financed between the ILDP’s Seed Fund for Local Development and municipal/city administrations. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/25/novi-razvojni-projekti-u-okviru-ildp-a2014-07-25T14:48:10.435Z2014-07-25T14:48:10.435ZAdditional Funding for MTS Approved by Sidanoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavThe Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida) has approved additional financial support in the amount of USD 259,550 to be made available to the Municipal Training System Project implemented by UNDP in Bosnia & Herzegovina.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/25/additional-funding-for-mts-approved-by-sida2014-07-25T12:59:35.989Z2014-07-25T12:59:35.989Z2014 HDR: Progress slowed by social exclusion and environmental vulnerabilities in developing countries of Europe & Central Asianoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavHuman development progress in developing countries of Europe & Central Asia has slowed, and the region continues to face significant socioeconomic and environmental challenges, according to the 2014 Human Development Report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/24/2014-hdr-progress-slowed-by-social-exclusion-and-environmental-vulnerabilities-in-developing-countries-of-europe-central-asia2014-07-24T16:28:28.013Z2014-07-24T16:28:28.013ZFlooded Areas Provided with Disinfection, Insect and Rodent Control Agents email@example.comPavle.BanjacFollowing the floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina in May, mosquitoes and rodents are still a potential risk for human health in some areas. In order to help the residents of these areas, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) provided public health institutes across Bosnia and Herzegovina with disinfection, insect and rodent control agents in the value of 240,000 US dollars. This contribution was funded by the Government of the Kingdom of Norway and USAID, and is implemented in cooperation with all the responsible ministries BiH. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/19/flooded-areas-provided-with-disinfection-insect-and-rodent-control-agents-2014-07-22T10:26:58.341Z2014-07-22T10:26:58.341ZPublic call in the Republika Srpska aims to support local development firstname.lastname@example.orgThe RS Investment and Development Bank (IRBRS) launched a public call for cities and municipalities of the Republika Srpska to apply with their local development projects worth up to BAM 100,000. Open, competitive process enables access to funds made available within the new financing mechanism. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/18/public-call-in-the-republika-srpska-aims-to-support-local-development-priorities2014-07-18T12:49:54.555Z2014-07-18T12:49:54.555ZStatement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark at International Donor Conferencenoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavThe UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has sent a message of solidarity to this meeting, expressing his hope that the conference will advance efforts to support people in the two countries to rebuild their lives and communities.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/16/statement-by-undp-administrator-helen-clark-at-international-donor-conference2014-07-21T10:05:14.130Z2014-07-21T10:05:14.130Z6,000,000th Piece of Ammunition Destroyednoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavThe spread of small arms and light weapons continues to affect the security of the Western Balkans. To curb the proliferation of illicit small arms, UNDP/SEESAC has been working to support stakeholders at all levels in the region since 2002. As part of this effort, this year SEESAC coordinated a region-wide small arms destruction event on July 9, 2014, with partners in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/09/6-000-000th-piece-of-ammunition-destroyed2014-07-10T10:02:16.993Z2014-07-10T10:02:16.993ZEU and UNDP support flooded communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina email@example.comThe signing ceremony of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between six BiH municipalities that suffered damage in the recent floods, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) marked the beginning of the fourth phase of the 2 million euro EU funded project “Reinforcement of Local Democracy IV (LOD IV)”. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/08/eu-and-undp-support-flooded-communities-in-bosnia-and-herzegovina-2014-07-10T15:36:31.365Z2014-07-10T15:36:31.365ZDevelopment of Anti-Corruption System” Conference opens in Sarajevonoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavSarajevo hosted one-day Conference on the “Development of Anti-Corruption System”, organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway and the Committee for election and monitoring over the work of Agency for Prevention of Corruption and Coordination of the Fight against Corruption of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/04/development-of-anti-corruption-system-conference-opens-in-sarajevo2014-07-08T19:16:44.311Z2014-07-08T19:16:44.311ZLaunch of Consultations on ''Culture for Development'' in the Post-2015 Global Development Agenda firstname.lastname@example.orgBosnia and Herzegovina has been selected by the United Nations Development Group (UNDP) for the continuation of the second round of consultations focusing on six topics as part of the global and thematic consultations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have been appointed leading agencies in charge of consultations on culture and development that were officially launched today in cooperation with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the UN House in Sarajevo. The goal of consultations is to enable different actors to present their vision of culture, its integration in the Post-2015 Global Development Agenda, based on human rights and in the context of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and to present possibilities for the implementation of this agenda. Upon completion of consultations, participants will adopt a series of conclusions and recommendations for follow-up activities.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/04/launch-of-consultations-on-culture-for-development-in-the-post-2015-global-development-agenda-2014-07-07T09:06:32.163Z2014-07-07T09:06:32.163ZAnother 50,000 Doses of Vaccines for the Livestock Distributed in Flooded Areasnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavThousands of livestock were directly affected after catastrophic floods affected the territory of BiH. In order to save the livestock and maintain its productivity, it is compulsory they undergo vaccination against anthrax, tetanus, and other diseases. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) already provided 90,000 doses of vaccines in June this year, and another batch of 50,000 has been distributed this week, rounding the total figure to 140,000 doses. The vaccines were purchased with funds provided from the USAID and the Kingdom of Norway donations. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/02/another-50-000-doses-of-vaccines-for-the-livestock-distributed-in-flooded-areas2014-07-02T14:40:21.336Z2014-07-02T14:40:21.336Z EU Funds the Melt Down of Additional 1,200 Pieces of Weapons email@example.comBosnia and Herzegovina, 30 June 2014 During the weekend, over 1,200 pieces of weapons, collected across Bosnia and Herzegovina, were melted down in the steel mill Jelsingrad, Banja Luka which will add to around 6,000 pieces of weapons destroyed this year.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/01/-eu-funds-the-melt-down-of-additional-1-200-pieces-of-weapons-2014-07-01T12:39:33.141Z2014-07-01T12:39:33.141ZPrivate sector and international community ready to assist flood-affected firstname.lastname@example.orgFlood Relief Coordination Forum was held on June 30th, organized by the Hastor Foundation, thanks to its project Srcem za BiH, in cooperation with the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The forum gathered representatives of private sector in the country and the international community. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/01/private-sector-and-international-community-ready-to-assist-flood-affected-areas2014-07-02T12:53:37.037Z2014-07-02T12:53:37.037ZMedals Awarded for Heroes on the Waternoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavDuring the gathering of rafters in Banja Luka on 28 June, medals for bravery and certificates for outstanding contribution in rescue and support in combating floods were awarded to more than 50 clubs and organisations, who had been evacuating locals, transporting water, food, medicines and other necessary aid to the flood-affected population over a number of days and under the most challenging conditions. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/28/medals-awarded-for-heroes-on-the-water2014-07-02T09:46:26.991Z2014-07-02T09:46:26.991ZApproximately 600 Persons Engaged in Cleaning and Repairing Damages in Flood-Affected Areas email@example.com
This week has seen the start of implementation of public works for cleaning under the UN Flood Response Programme, to be coordinated and implemented by UNDP in seven most affected municipalities in BiH, and funded by the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in the amount of 715,000 USD. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/27/approximately-600-persons-engaged-in-cleaning-and-repairing-damages-in-flood-affected-areas-2014-06-27T15:17:37.043Z2014-06-27T15:17:37.043ZStories After the Rainnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavRepresentatives of forty civil society organisations were welcomed today in the UN House in Sarajevo to share their “stories after the rain”. In mid-May of this year, unprecedented rains hit Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia, resulting in unprecedented flooding in the last 120 years. Many were affected by floods and landslides, leaving them without what they have been building and investing for years, in decades of work and effort put in.
http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/25/stories-after-the-rain2014-06-27T11:29:05.725Z2014-06-27T11:29:05.725Z Measures of energy efficiency to produce savings in the Central Bosnia Cantonnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavToday, Prime Minister of the Central Bosnia Canton, Mr. Tahir Lendo and Mr. Armin Sirćo, a representative of the United National Development Program, signed an agreement for the project on Institutionalisation of Energy Management and Action Plan for Energy Efficiency in Bosnia and Herzegovina, worth 227,520.00 BAM.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/20/-measures-of-energy-efficiency-to-produce-savings-in-the-central-bosnia-canton2014-06-20T13:44:13.900Z2014-06-20T13:44:13.900ZChoose Life Without Weapons: Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina meet both on and off the firstname.lastname@example.orgYesterday marked the start of Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s campaigns to win football’s biggest trophy as both countries faced each other in their opening FIFA World Cup match at Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracanã stadium. Less widely publicised, yesterday also saw the start of a season of collaboration between the two nations off the pitch.
http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/16/choose-life-without-weapons-argentina-and-bosnia-and-herzegovina-meet-both-on-and-off-the-pitch2014-06-17T16:43:18.587Z2014-06-17T16:43:18.587Z Livestock Vaccination in Flooded Areasnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavThousands of livestock is directly affected after the huge floods that hit BiH. The vaccination against anthrax, tetanus, and other diseases is compulsory, in order to maintain and save livestock fund.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/11/-vaccination-of-animals-in-flooded-areas2014-06-11T15:55:48.177Z2014-06-11T15:55:48.177Z Velino Selo - Working Together Towards Recoverynoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavA quarter of the population of Bosnia and Herzegovina is directly affected by the consequences of unprecedented floods in our country. Velino Selo near Bijeljina is one of the villages that remained the longest under water, and whose inhabitants were, fortunately, successfully evacuated after the embankments collapsed under the water torrent.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/10/-velino-selo-working-together-towards-recovery2014-06-27T13:02:29.299Z2014-06-27T13:02:29.299Z