Through better municipal performance and business environment towards improved services for the citizens, economic prospects and employment opportunitiesMay 27, 2016An agreement for the Municipal Environmental and Economic Governance (MEG) Project has been signed today between the representatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This 12-year initiative, supported by the Swiss Government, will be implemented by UNDP. Its overall goal is to support democratic local governance and improve quality of public services, focusing on the economic and environmental sectors.
Trebinje Heading Towards A More Humane Addressing of the Stray Dog IssueMay 26, 2016The two-day workshop organized and administered by the United Nations Development Programme of Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNDP BiH) in partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the city of Trebinje has been attended by 30 representatives of the local community, city administration, dog asylum, veterinary profession, educational institutions, hunting associations and media, who have come together in order to achieve mutual understanding of the local situation related to the stray dog issue in the city of Trebinje.
The Administrator of UNDP Helen Clark talked with the young entrepreneurs in BiH about the challenges and solutions to the youth unemployment problem in Bosnia and HerzegovinaMay 23, 2016During her visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Administrator of UNDP, Helen Clark, met with the young entrepreneurs from BiH, who presented their projects and solutions to the questions related to the peace and reconciliation, as well as youth employment and economic future of BiH. The focus of the discussion was on how to enable bigger enrolment of youth in decision making processes and their involvement in national, regional and global processes.
2 years after Western Balkans’ worst floods, report calls for building disaster risk into development effortsMay 20, 2016Two years after massive flooding caused widespread devastation and loss of life in the Western Balkans, countries in the sub-region have taken steps to reduce the risk of disasters but more will need to be done to protect people from future destruction, according to the Human Development Report for the Western Balkans, launched here today.
Helen Clark: Speech at the Opening session of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS Annual Cluster MtgMay 19, 2016It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Annual Cluster Meeting of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC). Our meeting brings together senior management from RBEC and other UNDP Bureaus, representatives from other UN agencies, and RC/RRs and Country Directors from across the region.
Public call for "Improvement of enterprise zones in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina" for 2016 launchedMay 16, 2016Project proposals must reflect the development priorities of municipalities and cities, and contribute to achieving the main goals of Grant scheme. The deadline for submitting proposals is (Friday) June 3, 2016.
Results of the Public call for Civil Society Organizations in Canton 10May 11, 2016Project proposals with budgets ranging between 10,000.00 and 25,000.00 BAM were eligible to apply. The six project proposals were selected for funding.
Increasing of energy efficiency in seven public buildings in Sarajevo CantonApr 21, 2016Minister of Physical Planning, Construction and Environmental Protection of Sarajevo Canton Čedomir Lukić and Deputy Resident Representative in UNDP BIH Zahira Virani today signed Annex on Cost Sharing Agreement in realization of the Project Green Economic Development, in the area that is related to the activity “Increasing of energy efficiency in public buildings in Sarajevo Canton”.
The first meeting of the Steering Board of the EU/UNDP Local Integrated Development projectApr 11, 2016The first meeting of the Steering Board of the EU funded project “Local Integrated Development” (LID) took place today in Sarajevo. The Board is composed of seven permanent members who represent Delegation of the European Union, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), BiH Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees, FBiH Ministry of Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, RS Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government and two associations of municipalities and cities in the FBiH and RS and it will supervised implementation of the project.
Workshop held on sustainable financing of HIV programs in BiHApr 7, 2016The Workshop on Sustainable HIV Financing in BiH, held from 05th-06th April 2016 in Sarajevo, was organised by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in BiH project Scaling up Universal Access for Most at Risk Populations in Bosnia and Herzegovina (HIV/AIDS Round 9). The goal of the workshop was to summarise what was done during the ten years of the project, but also to find the solutions for further steps after the project is finished in order to maintain positive trend in low HIV/AIDS rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina.