• 100 projects implemented and improved quality of life for 100,000 citizens Jul 26, 2017

    More than 200 local community forums held, 76 infrastructure projects and 34 social inclusion projects, 125 premises of local communities modernised, seven social centres opened, and countless trainings for local community representatives are but few deliverables of the project Strengthening the Role of Local Communities/Mjesne Zajednice (MZs) in BiH. During only one year of its implementation, the project had an impact on the quality of life of more than 100,000 citizens in BiH, of which 40,000 women.

  • UNDP BiH supports the socio-economic development of Trebinje and Ljubinje Jul 26, 2017

    City of Trebinje and Municipality of Ljubinje have developed long partnerships with UNDP in BiH, and Sezin Sinanoglu, UNDP BiH Resident Representative visited these areas to observe the implementation and impact of the activities of the local development projects and discuss the potential for future joint engagements in developmental programmes in Eastern Herzegovina.

  • Third National Communication (TNC) and Second Biennial Update Report on Greenhouse Gas Emissions (SBUR) of Bosnia and Herzegovina Adopted Jul 24, 2017

    The Third National Communication (TNC) and Second Biennial Update Report on Greenhouse Gas Emissions (SBUR) of Bosnia and Herzegovina under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was adopted by the BiH Council of Ministers on May 23rd, 2017. UNDP, with financial support of the Global Environment Fund (GEF), in cooperation with local authorities prepared the Report.

  • Diaspora for the economy of the Srebrenica region Jul 21, 2017

    The round-table session “Diaspora for the economy of the Srebrenica region” emphasized the need for a more intensive participation of the diaspora in the development of the municipalities of Srebrenica, Bratunac, Milići, Vlasenica, and Zvornik.

  • The “First Job” project will benefit 320 unemployed people in the Birač region Jul 20, 2017

    UNDP BiH and Embassy of the Netherlands in BiH signed an agreement for the “First Jobs” project worth almost 655,000 US dollars, which will support 320 unemployed people in the Birač region, especially women and youth, to attain their first job.

  • EU STAR Begins – 3,000 Tonnes of Unsafe Ammo to be Destroyed Jul 14, 2017

    The EU-funded EU STAR project, worth EUR 2.8 million, will enable destruction of 3,000 tons of unstable ammunition in specialized domestic and international demilitarization plants in order to reduce the risk that excessive ammunition supplies represent to safety of people and communities in country.

  • ILDP project: 11 new municipalities in BiH were selected for support in development management Jul 13, 2017

    Within the scope of the ILDP project, 11 new municipalities in BiH have been selected for receiving technical support in creating development strategies and introducing systemic approach in implementation, monitoring and reporting about implementation of development priorities.

  • By increasing energy efficiency 700 students and employees will have better conditions in the primary school “Hrasno” Jul 12, 2017

    Within the UNDP "Green Economic Development" Project, financed by the Government of Sweden, the Contract worth KM 460,000 has been signed with the Municipality of Novo Sarajevo on increasing the energy efficiency in the public building of the primary school "Hrasno" in Sarajevo.

  • EU, UNDP and BiH mark International Gun Destruction Day Jul 8, 2017

    On the occasion of the International Gun Destruction Day - 9 July, the Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Coordination Board of BiH organised destruction of more than 1,450 pieces of small arms and light weapons and more than 1,070 pieces of arms components at Jelisingrad smelter in Banja Luka.

  • Grants for cooperation with diaspora signed with ten municipalities Jul 4, 2017

    Today, grant contracts have been signed in Sarajevo with the mayors of ten municipalities participating in the project 'Mainstreaming the Concept on Migration and Development into Relevant Policies and Plans – Diaspora for Development D4D'. Development strategies of municipalities of Jajce, Ključ, Laktaši, Ljubuški, Maglaj, Nevesinje, Posušje, Prijedor, Sanski Most and Velika Kladuša now include cooperation with diaspora as one of the important objectives, and the grants will allow for the implementation of concrete projects contributing to better cooperation with the diaspora and development of local communities. Some of the projects include the development of professional training programmes for CNC operators, medical teams for oesophagus surgeries or integrated agricultural production for access to the EU market.

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