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  • 14 Feb 2014
    Presentation of the Report "Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth and Reality"

    The Eighth Report on Human Development 'Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth and Reality' was presented to public experts, representatives of institutions and organizations in the Republika Srpska.

  • 03 Feb 2014
    Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

    A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Marta, Gattuso and Vieri among the nine new players joining the 11th annual Match Against Poverty

    Marta Vieira da Silva, Genaro Gattuso, Christian Vieri, and Phillip Cocu are among the players that have recently confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty. Proceeds from the Match will support recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record.

  • 23 Dec 2013
    TB and Pulmonary Ward Open in Doboj

    Reconstructed TB and Pulmonary Ward was officially open at the Hospital “Sv. Luka” by Dragan Bogdanić, the RS Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Goran Vukmir, Head of UNDP Regional Office in Banja Luka and representatives of Doboj Hospital “Sv. Luka”.

  • 06 Dec 2013
    A Million BAM Worth Equipment for the TB Wards in BiH

    Laboratory equipment for the diagnosis of tuberculosis worth over 1 million BAM, this week is delivered in 15 laboratories throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. Procurement of equipment is financed from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, within the framework of the UNDP project Strengthening of the DOTS Strategy and Improving the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), including Multidrug Resistant and Infection Control in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • 15 Nov 2013
    Roof Reconstruction of the Cantonal Hospital in Bihać Begins

    The contract for reconstruction of the roof of Cantonal Hospital "Dr. Irfan Ljubijankić " in Bihać has been signed on Friday, November 15, between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the company Dženi d.o.o. Gradačac.

  • 07 Nov 2013
    Myth or Reality - Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Eighth National Human Development Report Rural Development: Myth and Reality was presented at the UN House to domestic and international expert audience, representatives of state and entity institutions in charge of local development and the media.

  • 02 Oct 2013
    Tuberculosis Control Ward Opened and Establishment of Oncology Ward in Travnik Announced

    The Cost Sharing Agreement on reconstruction of Oncology Ward in Travnik was signed by Tahir Lendo, Prime Minister of Central Bosnia Canton and Armin Sirčo, UNDP Senior Coordinator and Social Inclusion and Democratic Governance Sector Leader. The reconstruction will be financed by the Cantonal Government and implemented by the UNDP by the end of 2013, enabling establishment of the Oncology Ward.

  • 03 Sep 2013
    Fight Against Tuberculosis Continues

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative Yuri Afanasiev and Minister of Civil Affairs of BiH Sredoje Novic signed the Project Document announcing the continuation of the fight against tuberculosis in BiH. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) funds the $6.9 million worth two-year phase of the project designated as "Strengthening the DOTS Strategy and Improving the National Tuberculosis Programme, including Multidrug Resistant and Infection Control, in Bosnia and Herzegovina". This project is being implemented by the UNDP.

  • 19 Jun 2013
    Final Conference of UN programme Youth Employability and Retention

    Final Conference of UN programme Youth Employability and Retention (YERP) which was implemented in the past 3,5 years and financed from the funds of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain, through the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F), was held in UN House in Sarajevo on 19th of June 2013.

  • 12 Jun 2013
    MDG-F Activities in Herzegovina

    Two opening ceremonies were held in Herzegovina on June 12, 2013 – Centre for Information, Counseling and Training (CISO) in Široki Brijeg and The Office of The Public Company Vjetrenica in Popovo Polje were opened within the activities of 3 MDG-F programmes: Culture for Development, Environment and Climate Change Programme and Youth Employability and Retention Programme funded by Government of Kingdom of Spain.

  • 13 Mar 2013
    Opening of Reconstructed Laboratories for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis - National Tuberculosis Programme

    The opening of reconstructed laboratories for diagnosis of tuberculosis was held on March 12th, 2013 at 10:30 in four BH cities - Bihac, Foca, Travnik and Zenica. The reconstruction of the laboratories was implemented within the project “Strengthening of DOTS Strategy and Improving National Tuberculosis Programme, Including Multidrug Resistant and Infection Control, in Bosnia and Herzegovina”.

  • 12 Mar 2012
    Marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    To mark the 3rd December, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in cooperation with the BiH Ministry of Communication and Transport, organized a conference in Sarajevo under the title “Removing Barriers for Generating an Inclusive and Accessible Society for All”, in order to draw attention to possibilities of information and communication technologies (ICT) for persons with disabilities.

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