200 ideas for a better local community
Jun 12, 2017
Over 200 business ideas from various areas with a social responsibility component were presented during six Start-up Days #Kreni, which were held in Tešanj, Zenica, Sarajevo, Ljubuški, Bijeljina and Banja Luka, gathering more than 1,000 participants from 25 partner local communities on the project Strengthening the role of local communities in BiH, a joint project of the Government of Switzerland and the Government of Sweden, implemented by UNDP.
Demining returns land back to the people in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jun 7, 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina's soil, even 20 years after the war, remains a major threat due the large number of unexploded mines.
MEG project: Improving water supply services for more than 60,000 citizens in municipalities of Kalesija and Žepče
Jun 6, 2017
Signing of Public Service Agreement between municipalities and utility companies in Kalesija and Žepče, for the first time systematically regulated all the rights, obligations and responsibilities of municipal bodies and water supply utility companies, which will result with the improved quality of public water services for more than 60.000 citizens who live in these municipalities.
Setting priority measures for reducing flood damages easier to decision-makers
Jun 5, 2017
In order to enable local institutions to better prepare and mitigate the devastating effects of floods, it is necessary to know the extent, strength, depth and probability of occurrence of these phenomena. All information required by the competent flood risk management authorities are now contained in the flood hazard and risk maps, which were made for the first time in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Vrbas River basin and its largest tributaries, Pliva and Vrbanja.
UNDP and the EU continues to support the development of small and medium enterprises through grants: a million BAM for 250 new jobs in BiH
Jun 1, 2017
Within the scope of the LID project, which is funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP BiH, grants have been awarded to 19 SMEs for supporting technological development and implementation of new investments.
Study visit to Bursa (Turkey): Transfer of Knowledge and the Establishment of Vocational Training Centre in Northern Bosnia
May 30, 2017
UNDP BiH and UNDP IICPSD in cooperation with the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), organized a study visit to Turkey for 12 representatives of private sector and local government of the Gradačac Municipality.
Exchange of experience on development of wood biomass and renewable energy sectors
May 29, 2017
UNDP’s Project „Biomass Energy for Employment and Energy Security“, financed by the Czech Development Agency, organized the study tour to the Czech Republic for BiH representatives of respective ministries and trade chambers.
Early Warning System operational
May 25, 2017
The installation of communication and alarm equipment was completed in 14 municipalities of the Vrbas river basin. Installation of the equipment enabled timely distribution of information on upcoming floods to population and entrepreneurs.
More than 120,000 citizens benefited from Financing Mechanism for supporting local development in RS
May 23, 2017
The results of the Financing Mechanism for supporting local development in Republika Srpska showed that more than 120,000 citizens benefited from 18 projects implemented during its first two cycles with the investment of almost 2 million BAM.
Being LGBTI in BiH – Equal Rights for All
May 17, 2017
Human rights must be respected in Bosnia and Herzegovina without exception and without discrimination and hence every citizen, regardless of the population he/she belongs to, must enjoy equal rights. This is one of the conclusions of the joint thematic session entitled “Being LGBTI in BiH - Recommendations for Institutional Actions“, held in the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH to mark the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on 17 May, 2017 at the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina.