Further support to local economic development in the Federation of BiHNov 26, 2015Considering the results of the initiative, the partners decided to support its second cycle in 2015. Following a public call and a transparent selection procedure in line with the European Union approach to grant scheme management, additional 11 local governments’ projects were selected for support under this financing mechanism in 2015. Contracts with these local governments were signed on 24 November 2015.
Trilateral meeting of the prosecutors in the region - Cooperation in the combating impunity for war crimesNov 24, 2015In Sarajevo, a meeting of the chief prosecutors Goran Salihović, Vladimir Vukčević and Dinko Cvitan was held in order to discuss the joint effort against impunity for war crimes and missing persons and the priorities of cooperation in the future.
BiH Road to COP21 – In Anticipation of the World Climate ConferenceNov 24, 2015Embassy of France in BiH in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in BiH, the American University in BiH and the United Nations in BiH organized the BiH Road to COP21 Conference on Monday, November 23, 2015, at the United Nations House in Sarajevo.
The Netherlands Supporting Disposal of Chemically Unstable Ammunition in Bosnia and HerzegovinaNov 13, 2015Jurrian Kraak, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in BiH, and Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of the UNDP in BiH, in the presence of Mr. Boris Jerinić, Deputy Minister of Defense of BiH, have signed the agreement on the award of 405,000 USD for the EXPLODE+ Project.
For Green Economic Development project in Sarajevo Canton 220,000 BAMNov 13, 2015Cooperation is related to activity „Institutionalization of energy management and action plan of energy efficiency in Sarajevo Canton“. For the implementation of the activities from the Agreement, Ministry and UNDP will each provide 110,000 BAM.
Round table "The procedures and regulatory framework for the production of energy from biomass"Nov 12, 2015"Replacement of heating systems from fossil fuels to biomass is, so far, implemented in 17 schools, hospitals and municipal buildings by UNDP. Savings of local governments reaches up to 600,000 BAM annually, successfully making public funds available for local development projects, schools or to help those who need it most."
Investment-Development Conference in Srebrenica: Speech Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident RepresentativeNov 12, 2015This notion is manifested in our work in Srebrenica, which has witnessed very positive economic development. Private sector investments have increased by more than 120% in the last four years. Since 2009, employment has gone up by more than 13%. Agriculture production is on the rise. As a result, families have improved their income and household consumption has increased by more than 100% since 2006. At the same time, the private sector has been very active in introducing new and sustainable agricultural production techniques and investing in improving labor skills.
Public call for small and medium enterprises and cooperatives from BiH for the inclusion in value chains and purchase of raspberriesNov 10, 2015All small and medium enterprises and cooperatives who are eligible may submit an application, including all required supporting documentation, no later than 24 November 2015 by 14:00 hours.
Biomass Heating in the Cantonal Hospital GoraždeNov 6, 2015Heating season in Cantonal Hospital Goražde has officially started today with putting into operation a new heating system on biomass. In this way, warmer place was provided for about 1,600 patients, which hospital has annually.
Call for participation in the UN “Dialogue for the Future” Youth ForumsNov 3, 2015We invite all potential candidates, BiH citizens, youth, aged 16 to 29, who live and actively participate in their social environment on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to participate in the third round of the UN Youth Forums, as part of the „Dialogue for the Future“ project. The Forums will be held from 30th November to the 11th of December 2015 in Banja Luka, Tuzla, Sarajevo and Mostar. The registration is open until Monday 16th November 2015.