The First Integrated Methodology for Development of Flood Hazard Maps and Risk Maps in BiHJul 15, 2016Within the framework of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Project „Technology transfer for climate resilient flood management in Vrbas River Basin", presentation of the first integrated methodology for development of flood hazard maps and risk maps in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was held in Sarajevo.
EU/UNDP project forges partnerships between local authorities and civil societyJul 13, 2016The final conference of the project "Reinforcement of Local Democracy IV - LOD", that helped establish partnerships between local authorities and civil society across the country, was held today in Sarajevo.
Additional local governments joined the project "Strengthening the role of local communities in BiH"Jun 30, 2016The citizens are in the center of the project "Strengthening the role of local communities in BiH", which is a joint initiative of the Government of Switzerland and Sweden, and as of today municipalities of Ljubuski, Nevesinje, Zenica, Ilijas, Olovo, Rudo, Ljubinje, Trnovo RS and Pale-Praca , joined the project.
First 50 years of UNDP: Poverty eradication by 2030 - the Organisation's priority goalJun 25, 2016At Wilson Promenade in Sarajevo, near the UN Building, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has held the first in a series of 5 events for citizens, commemorating a half-century since its founding and 20 years of its operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Results of Public Call for selection of projects for rehabilitation of landslides in municipalities in the territory of Federation of BiHJun 16, 2016Based on the collected information and in accordance to the terms of scoring, the Commission for the evaluation and ranking of projects submitted to the Public Call has chosen the following locations for the implementation of projects of rehabilitation of landslides in the territory of the Federation BiH: BIHAĆ – landslide Gornji Rekići; VISOKO – landslide Klisa; ZENICA – landslide Bare; NOVO SARAJEVO – landslide K1 i K2 Pofalići; and USORA – landslide Pejići.
Recruitment of women, gender trainings key to establishing modern armies in the Western BalkansJun 15, 2016Belgrade, Serbia, 15 June – It’s time for many more women to join the ranks of the military in the Western Balkans, said the U.N. development programme (UNDP), concluding the first phase of a three-year programme that has trained over 4,000 cadres on principles of gender equality.
Public call to partner local government to submit project proposals for 13 municipalities and citiesJun 14, 2016This public call (for Banja Luka, Bijeljina, Doboj, Gradiška, Mostar, Maglaj, Odžak, Orašje, Prijedor, Srebrenik, Šamac, Tuzla and Žepče) is part of the Local Integrated Development Project 2016-2018 (LID), financed by the European Union and implemented by UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in cooperation with the State Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees, the Ministry of Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts of the Federation of BiH, the Ministry of Administration and Local Self-Government of RS and the two Associations of Cities and Municipalities.
Donation of the equipment to the Geological Survey of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Geological Survey of Republika SrpskaJun 14, 2016The Government of Japan entrusted UNDP with the 2.94 million USD for the project Landslide Disaster Risk Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Project’s aim is to reduce threats posed by landslides through rehabilitation of landslides and increasing of capacities in some of the most hazard-prone areas in the country.
Opening of White Trail within the Via Dinarica – a contribution to development of platform for sustainable tourism development and local economic growth project in BiHJun 11, 2016"Via Dinarica’s" "White trail" was opened in the Blidinje Nature Park which contributed towards the further development of a platform for sustainable development of tourism and local economic growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). "Via Dinarica" project has been implemented and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, since 2014. The objectives of this initiative are to promote the dinar corridors and reducing economic, social and regional disparities in BiH, through the affirmation of Via Dinarica as a regional tourist destination and increase competitiveness in the field of adventure and recreational tourism that promotes the natural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Film star Michelle Yeoh kicks off UNDP’s panda cub-naming competition to promote Global GoalsJun 8, 2016CHENGDU, China — Award-winning global movie star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh has teamed up with UNDP’s first-ever Animal Ambassadors, two panda cubs, to kick off the Pandas for the Global Goals campaign. The highlight of the initiative is a worldwide competition with a once-in-a-lifetime prize: the opportunity to name the two rare baby pandas.