EU Floods Directive incorporated in the Law on Water of Republika Srpska
Nov 16, 2017
Within the UNDP project “Technology transfer for climate resilient flood management in Vrbas River Basin”, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Law on Water of Republika Srpska is aligned with the EU Floods Directive, which defines the method of flood risk assessment and management in order to reduce the harmful effects that floods pose to humans, economic activity and the environment.
The Cantonal Practitioners Network Contributes to development planning and management in Federation of BiH
Nov 14, 2017
The cantonal practitioners network significantly contributes to the implementation of a strategic planning and development management in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), highlighted at the fifth meeting of the network, which was held from November 8th to November 10th, 2017 in Široki Brijeg.
UNDP supports networking in the automotive industry between companies from BiH and Czech Republic
Nov 14, 2017
Development of the private sector and promotion of business cooperation through transfer of knowledge and expertise from the Czech Republic to BiH is a project implemented by UNDP BiH in cooperation with FTC BiH.
Housing Sector Opens Swiss Market Door Ajar
Nov 14, 2017
Switzerland is one of the major foreign trade partners of our country. The economic cooperation and commodity exchange between these two friendly countries have recorded positive trends year after year; however, there is still ample room for strengthening their economic ties.
Board of Donors for Mine Action determined to make Bosnia and Herzegovina mine free by 2025
Nov 13, 2017
Steps that need to be taken in order to make Bosnia and Herzegovina mine free by 2025 were in the focus of the Board of Donors Meeting held on the 13th of November 2017 by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Demining Commission in BiH and the Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center (BHMAC), in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Selection of municipalities and cities completed: Eleven new municipalities for ReLOaD project
Oct 26, 2017
Board of partners of Regional Program on Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (ReLOaD) has selected eleven new municipalities to participate in the project, as a result of second public call for local self-governments in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Selected municipalities are: Bratunac, Brod, Sarajevo Centar, Gradačac, Kakanj, Modriča, Pale, Rudo, Sokolac, Vitez i Vogošća.
Commencement of construction works on regulation of Podstranac watercourse
Oct 25, 2017
The beginning of works on the regulation of the flash watercourses of Podstranac and Jularac in city of Banja Luka started. In this area more than 25,000 residents live and 35 to 40 business entities operates.
Energy efficiency measures improve people's lives
Oct 19, 2017
Agreement signed on additional financing of the UNDP’s Green Economic Development project by the Government of Sweden in the amount of BAM 2.9 million, as well as the Co-financing Agreement with the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund of Republika Srpska in the amount of BAM 500.000.
The first "Global Crowdfunding Academy in BiH" begins!
Oct 18, 2017
UNDP invites all innovative and creative teams to submit applications for participation in the "Global Crowdfunding Academy in BiH".
Marking IDDR Day: We should not wait for a disaster to happen, we should act preventively
Oct 13, 2017
On the occasion of marking of the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction, the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented a new project "Interlinking Disaster Risk Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina (IDRM)" for which Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, has allocated USD 350,000.