Project LID – results of public call: Selected projects of public works for employment of 158 socially vulnerable people in 2017.
Jan 9, 2017
Within the scope of Project „Local Integrated Development“ (LID), which is primary funded by the EU and implemented by the UNDP BiH, projects for public works (total value of 380,000.00 BAM) were selected in five local governments, which will enable the employment of 158 socially vulnerable persons in 2017.
Adoption of FBiH Energy Efficiency Law would contribute to sustainable development of the economy and livelihoods of citizens
Dec 27, 2016
A joint letter signed by Ambassadors of the United States of America, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Federal Republic of Germany and Sweden, Head of the Delegation of the European Union and European Union Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was submitted to the FBiH House of Peoples, FBiH Prime Minister, and the competent Ministers in order to give their strong support for the adoption of the FBiH Energy Efficiency Law.
Via Dinarica: training for 14 new grant beneficiaries for rehabilitation of mountain facilities
Dec 23, 2016
A training for representatives of mountaineering associations, for 14 new grants awarded under the public call for rehabilitation of mountain facilities along Via Dinarica Green Trail was held in Sarajevo, within the Via Dinarica project.
Ministry of Defense Of B&H Receives Equipment Worth USD 468,180 Donated from EU
Dec 19, 2016
Handover ceremony of equipment donated by the European Union to the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) worth USD 468,180 took place on 19 December 2016 at the Armed Forces of BiH facility in Visoko.
Civil society, helps better integration of marginalized groups in BiH in cooperation with local communities
Dec 16, 2016
A joint project of the Government of Switzerland and the Government of Sweden „Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in BiH“ implemented by UNDP in BiH, will finance 27 projects of civil society organizations (CSOs) selected on the basis of a public invitation for CSOs from 13 partner municipalities and cities, which have been proposed as priorities for local communities in the field of social inclusion at the citizens' forums.
Meeting of Joint Program by USAID EIA, UNDP, GIZ under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations related to wood biomass and bioenergy
Dec 15, 2016
First meeting of coordination team for wood biomass and bioenergy was held yesterday at Vlasic, organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina (MOFTER) in cooperation with USAID EIA, UNDP, GIZ Projects in Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Green Jobs – An Opportunity for 4000 Jobs in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to be Opened Each Year
Dec 14, 2016
A “Green Jobs” study published as a part of the Green Economic Development – GED Project, implemented by UNDP with the support of Government of Sweden and in cooperation with the project partners: BiH Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, FBiH Environmental Protection Fund, RS Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund, RS Ministry for Spatial Planning, Civil Engineering and Ecology, FBiH Ministry of Environment and Tourism and FBiH Ministry of Physical Planning, was promoted today in Sarajevo, in hotel Europe.
Call for proposals: Small Grants Scheme for online small-scale media outlets and individuals
Dec 9, 2016
Online small-scale media outlets, providers and individuals (including bloggers and individuals active on social media) to submit proposals for small granting. The focus of this call is on supporting existing independent small-scale online media outlets to scale-up or to increase their internal capacities for content production and dissemination, as well as to strengthen individual, social-influencers’ voices and their reach out, when speaking up on issues relevant to the their communities and environment.
GOPAC’s Chapter Formed in Parliamentary Assembly of BiH
Dec 9, 2016
By signing the Charter of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC), GOPAC’s National Chapter in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been formed today at the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Swedish government continues to support reduction of energy costs
Nov 23, 2016
Additional 720,000 EUR will be added by the Government of Sweden to the current project on energy efficiency in public sector buildings, to ensure continued and increased reduction of energy costs in the public sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Currently, BiH spends about 20 percent of its GDP on energy, which is three times more than in European countries. Savings of up to 50 percent to public budgets can be achieved by strengthening of the capacity and reducing energy costs in the public sector.