http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter2014-10-01T23:48:52.944ZPress CenterAdobe CQA Joint Initiative for Improvement of Business Zones in the Federation of BiHnoemail@noemail.orgena.taslamanThe signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Federal Ministry of Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts (FMRPO), the Government of Switzerland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), marked the formal establishment of a grant scheme for improvement of business zones and support to local economic development and employment in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/26/a-joint-initiative-for-improvement-of-business-zones-in-the-federation-of-bih2014-09-29T14:42:14.077Z2014-09-29T14:42:14.077ZAmbassador Sorensen opened the rehabilitated “Šamac” Primary School in Šamac; visited work sites of the EU Floods Recovery Programme in Domaljevacnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavOn Thursday, 25 September 2014, Head of EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative in BIH Ambassador Peter Sorensen officially opened the "Šamac" Primary School in Šamac, which has been rehabilitated within the Floods Recovery Programme financed by the European Union. The school suffered severe damage during the floods in May 2014. The EU-financed restoration works included electricity refitting, installing new heating and sanitary systems, installing new flooring, joinery replacement as well as refurbishing of walls and installing a thermo-insulated façade. The total value of EU investment for the school rehabilitation was 343,038.92 EUR (670,925.82 BAM).http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/25/ambassador-sorensen-opened-the-rehabilitated-amac-primary-school-in-amac-visited-work-sites-of-the-eu-floods-recovery-programme-in-domaljevac2014-09-25T19:15:42.355Z2014-09-25T19:15:42.355ZUN Floods Response: Restoring Water Supply in Mine Affected Areasnoemail@noemail.orgPavle.BanjacThe community of Sapna, in North-East Bosnia and Herzegovina, was sorely impacted when their water supply was cut off by landslides that carried landmines. For over one month 4,500 people were left without access to water. A 13-member team consisted of demining experts and support staff worked for 25 days to access and clear the site.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/24/un-floods-response-restoring-water-supply-in-mine-affected-areas2014-09-24T18:31:21.740Z2014-09-24T18:31:21.740ZThe Secretary-General Closing Remarks at Climate Summit firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Secretary-General Closing Remarks at Climate Summit 2014.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/23/the-secretary-general-closing-remarks-at-climate-summit-2014-09-26T14:17:51.726Z2014-09-26T14:17:51.726ZSigning ceremony of Micro capital grants with civil society organizations for implementation of three projects in the area of Doboj, Maglaj and Zepce within UNDP LOD IV project email@example.comSigning ceremony of Micro capital grants with civil society organizations for implementation of projects in the area of City of Doboj, Municipality of Maglaj and Municipality of Zepce have been organized today, within Reinforcement of Local Democracy IV – LOD IV project, funded by the European Union funds of the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA).http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/23/signing-ceremony-of-micro-capital-grants-with-civil-society-organizations-for-implementation-of-three-projects-in-the-area-of-doboj-maglaj-and-zepce-within-undp-lod-iv-project-2014-09-29T13:02:40.086Z2014-09-29T13:02:40.086ZReaching Out to People is a Key to Resolving Illicit Weapons Problemnoemail@noemail.orgPavle.BanjacIt is estimated that there are still 750,000 illicit weapons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, presenting continuous threat to safety of all citizens. Illegal weapons alone have been a factor in more than 10,000 deaths since the end of the war. In order to fight this problem, the Small Arms and Light Weapons Awareness, Registration, and Collection Campaign conducted awareness raising activities in communities throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/23/reaching-out-to-people-is-a-key-to-resolving-illicit-weapons-problem2014-09-23T19:33:10.989Z2014-09-23T19:33:10.989ZUNDP Plans and Activities for 2015 – 2019 Presented to the RS Government Representatives firstname.lastname@example.orgThe five-year plan of activities and key focus areas of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) were presented to representatives of the RS Government’s ministries and agencies by Ms. Zahira Virani, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Goran Vukmir, Head of the UNDP Regional Office in Banja Luka and UNDP Sector Leaders, in coordination with the RS Ministry of Economic Relations and Regional Cooperation.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/23/undp-plans-and-activities-for-2015-2019-presented-to-the-rs-government-representatives-2014-09-23T14:04:53.635Z2014-09-23T14:04:53.635ZPermanent Public Call to Public Institutions, Municipalities and Cantons in the FBiH for Applications in order to Identify Potential Energy Saving Projectsnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavENVIRONMENTAL FUND OF THE FEDERATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA ANNOUNCES PERMANENT PUBLIC CALL for setting up the database of public buildings and public lighting in order to identify potential energy saving projects http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/21/stalni-javni-poziv-javnim-ustanovama-op-inama-i-kantonima-u-fbih-za-podno-enje-prijava-u-cilju-identifikacije-potencijalnih-projekata-za-u-tedu-energije2014-09-30T15:23:25.136Z2014-09-30T15:23:25.136ZThanks to EU Assistance, Children in Doboj Start Their School Year in Reconstructed Majke Jugović Kindergarten email@example.comReconstructed building of the Public Preschool Institution Majke Jugović was officially opened today in Doboj, thus also symbolically marking the start of a new school year. This kindergarten was heavily damaged in devastating floods in May this year, and now reconstructed as a part of the EU Floods Recovery Programme, funded by the European Union. The cost of reconstruction amounted to BAM 124,000 (€ 63,400), and the works included replacement of all electrical and water installations, installation of new toilets, doors and windows and floors, restoration of walls, and a new facade. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/17/thanks-to-eu-assistance-children-in-doboj-start-their-school-year-in-reconstructed-majke-jugovi-kindergarten-2014-09-17T12:56:46.182Z2014-09-17T12:56:46.182ZPublic call for flood recovery assistance aimed at reconstruction of flood affected housing firstname.lastname@example.orgThe European Union Floods Recovery Programme is planning to provide intervention assistance for reconstruction of housing units in flood affected areas. The assistance will include reconstruction of housing units in the municipalities of Bijeljina, Šamac, Doboj, Maglaj, Orašje, Odžak, Brčko District and Domaljevac.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/17/javni-poziv-za-odabir-korisnika-pomo-i-za-sanaciju-stambenih-jedinica-o-te-enih-u-poplavama2014-09-30T11:23:02.597Z2014-09-30T11:23:02.597ZTogether for Combating Climate Change: Workshop on opportunities of low-emission development for BiHnoemail@noemail.orgena.taslamanPossibilities of low-emission development and international policy in the field of climate change were in the focus of a workshop organised by UNDP, with support of the European Foundation for Climate Change.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/16/together-for-combating-climate-change-workshop-on-opportunities-of-low-emission-development-for-bih2014-09-29T13:41:49.549Z2014-09-29T13:41:49.549ZUNDP Plans and Activities for 2015 – 2019 Presented to the RS Government Representatives email@example.comThe five-year plan of activities and key focus areas of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) were presented to representatives of the RS Government’s ministries and agencies by Ms. Zahira Virani, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Goran Vukmir, Head of the UNDP Regional Office in Banja Luka and UNDP Sector Leaders, in coordination with the RS Ministry of Economic Relations and Regional Cooperation.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/15/undp-plans-and-activities-for-2015-2019-presented-to-the-rs-government-representatives-2014-09-26T12:31:18.094Z2014-09-26T12:31:18.094ZMontenegro hosted regional launch of the Human Development Report firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter the global launch in Tokyo in July, Montenegro had the privilege to host regional presentation of the UNDP’s flagship publication- Global Human Development Report 2014. Entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, the Report provides a human development perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience. According to the Report, human development progress in developing countries of Europe & Central Asia has slowed, and the region continues to face significant socioeconomic and environmental challenges. However, the report also reveals that the countries in this region enjoy relatively high equality of education, health and living standards. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/11/montenegro-hosted-regional-launch-of-the-human-development-report-20142014-09-12T13:31:35.217Z2014-09-12T13:31:35.217ZStrengthening International Assistance Coordination Skills email@example.comUnder the auspices of the BiH Ministry for Security and United Nations Development Programme in BiH, within the Disaster Risk Reduction Initiative project, yesterday at the United Nations House has begun a two day seminar on the topic of “Strengthening International Assistance Coordination Skills”.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/10/strengthening-international-assistance-coordination-skills-2014-09-11T09:29:03.283Z2014-09-11T09:29:03.283Z Public Call for Expression of Interest by Local Self-government Units in Bosnia and Herzegovina to Participate in the project Reinforcement of Local Democracy IV - LOD IVnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavLOD IV hereby invites local self-government units (LSGUs) that have not participated in a previous phases of LOD Project to express interest for participation in project implementation and providing support to civil society organisations (CSOs). The purpose of this Call for Expression of Interest is the selection of a maximum of six partner LSGUs from BiH which will be provided technical assistance and capacity building aimed to strengthen relations and sustainable dialogue with civil society, as well as support further development and improvement of transparent mechanisms for allocation of funds earmarked for project financing of CSOs.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/10/-javni-poziv-za-izra-avanje-interesa-jedinica-lokalne-samouprave-u-bosni-i-hercegovini-za-u-estvovanje-u-projektu-ja-anje-lokalne-demokracije-demokratije-iv-lod-iv2014-09-30T15:28:47.635Z2014-09-30T15:28:47.635Z Reconstructed Kindergarten in Bosanska Krupa – Building Better Conditions for a Happy Childhoodnoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavReconstructed and energy efficient kindergarten in Bosanska Krupa was officially opened today, to the joy of more than 110 children who will spend their pre-school days in a warm and safe place. Thanks to the activities of two projects implemented by UNDP, with funding of the European Union and the FBiH Environmental Protection Fund and co-financing of local authorities, the entire building was renovated, with thermal insulation installed, new teaching materials secured for the youngest ones, and also conditions created for inclusion of marginalised and children with special needs.
http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/09/-reconstructed-kindergarten-in-bosanska-krupa-building-better-conditions-for-a-happy-childhood2014-09-10T11:58:28.523Z2014-09-10T11:58:28.523Z Vulnerable Roma Families Receive Much Needed Helpnoemail@noemail.orgPavle.BanjacIn Roma settlement near Doboj, one of the cities worst hit by floods, 57-year old Ferida Imsirević and her family, including eleven grandchildren and four grand-grandchildren, spent 25 days without water and electricity. “We were both hungry and thirsty“, says Ferida, as she waits in distribution line on hot August sun to receive food and hygienic packages. Other residents of the settlement impatiently gather around the truck with help waiting for their name to be called out. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/08/-vulnerable-roma-families-receive-much-needed-help2014-09-11T11:48:23.025Z2014-09-11T11:48:23.025ZThe Official Opening Ceremony of Reconstructed Bridges in Brđani and Dokanj in the area of Tuzlanoemail@noemail.orgvanes.pilavThe official opening of two reconstructed bridges in Brđani in Tuzla, that suffered extensive damages during the recent floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina, took place today. The ceremony was attended by Zekerijah Osmić, Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Anne Havnør, Deputy Chief of the Mission, Embassy of Norway, Jasmin Imamović, Mayor of Tuzla, Major General Dieter Heidecker, Commander, EUFOR ALHEA, Jasmin Porobić, UNDP Human Security Programme Manager, and many residents of this area who gathered in order to express gratitude for the reconstruction of bridges.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/02/the-official-opening-ceremony-of-reconstructed-bridges-in-br-ani-and-dokanj-in-tuzla-municipality2014-09-05T14:16:06.837Z2014-09-05T14:16:06.837ZPublic Call for SMEs - EU Floods Recovery Programmenoemail@noemail.orgPavle.BanjacPrijaviti se mogu preduzeća koja se bave proizvodnjom i proizvodno-uslužnom djelatnošću koja su registrovana na području općina Maglaj, Odžak, Domaljevac-Šamac, Orašje, Tuzla, Sanski Most, Živinice, Zenica, Srebrenik, Lukavac, Žepče, Bijeljina, Šamac, Doboj, Prijedor, Banja Luka, Modriča, Laktaši, Srbac, Šekovici, Vukosavlje, Donji Žabar, Čelinac, Brčko.http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/29/public-call-for-smes-eu-floods-recovery-programme2014-08-31T22:34:06.989Z2014-08-31T22:34:06.989ZUNDP and Environmental Fund of Federation of BiH sign agreement on co-financing “Green Economic Development” project firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Agreement on Co-financing the “Green Economic Development” project to the tune of BAM 3,782,500 has been signed earlier today in Sarajevo by Yuri Afanasiev, UNDP Resident Representative in BiH, and Safet Harbinja, director of the Environmental Fund of the Federation of BiH. http://www.ba.undp.org/content/bosnia_and_herzegovina/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/21/-undp-and-environmental-fund-of-federation-of-bih-sign-agreement-on-co-financing-green-economic-development-project-2014-08-21T12:53:19.390Z2014-08-21T12:53:19.390Z