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New disaster risk reduction project supported by Czech Republic

Overall objective of the project is to strengthen DRR capacities in the partner municipalities - Livno, Mrkonjic Grad and Maglaj - with focus on vulnerable categories.  


Rain does not bring fear anymore: Families receive safe roofs over their heads

Four years after the devastating floods and landslides that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina, hundreds of families are looking forward to their new homes that will be built as part of the European Union and…  


EU Ambassador Wigemark and UNDP representatives visit Modriča

EU and UNDP delegation was introduced to the activities on flood and landslide recovery, as well as on achievements accomplished under the Local Integrated Development (LID) Project. These activities…  


Modriča: Agriculture as a Strategic Basis for Municipality Development

Among the priorities under the Strategy for Development of this Northern Bosnia municipality is the creation of better conditions for agriculture. The Municipality of Modriča, with the support of…  


IDRM: Investing in strengthening of preventative measures and preventative approach to disasters

Since February 2018, UNDP in BiH is implementing the Interlinking Disaster Risk Management (IDRM) Project funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation. The Project goal is to increase of…  


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia donates 2 million USD for UNDP’s EXPLODE+ project

Official signing of the 2 million USD worth contract between the Embassy of the Kingdom od Saudi Arabia and UNDP in BiH marks the kick-off of activities on finalizing the infrastructure improvements…  


Diaspora for Development: An Investment Fund amounting to 1,400,000 KM was established in cooperation with the Development Bank of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

An Investment Fund focused on the economic sector, which will ensure the award of grants for the purpose of supporting investments in Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the diaspora, was…  


Smiling pupils, happy parents

Thirty new pupils have been enrolled to the recently enlarged Čelinac kindergarten after the institution was enlarged through the Local Integrated Development (LID) program financed by the European…  


Businesses play important role in delivery of SDGs

The Conference Business Community and Sustainable Development Goals was held in Sarajevo on 12 June 2018 with an aim of raising awareness on the role of businesses in delivering on the promise of…  


Business opportunities for 5 software companies from BiH at the leading developers’ conference in Europe

As part of the Diaspora for Development (D4D) project of the Government of Switzerland and the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of BiH, in partnership with UNDP BiH and IOM BiH, support has been…  

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