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  • 21 Jan 2014
    Launch of Support to All 10 Cantons to Advance Their Strategic Planning and Strategies’ Implementation Capacities

    Initial steps towards paving the way for a harmonized approach to cantonal development planning were successfully accomplished by the Una-Sana and Western-Herzegovina cantons in the framework of the UNDP Integrated Local Development Project, financed by Swiss Government/SDC. These processes brought together local and cantonal governments in the participatory creation of the 2014 – 2020 cantonal strategies and generated sustainable administrative solutions for establishment of a development management system at the cantonal level.

  • 23 Dec 2013
    First Round of Illegally Possessed Arms Destroyed

    More than 1,500 pieces of small arms and light weapons collected countrywide within the “Choose Life without Weapons” campaign were destroyed today in Banja Luka. Illegally possessed weapons represent a significant problem for the safety of all citizens and for this reason Ministries of Interior Affairs have launched the campaign in cooperation with United Nations Development Programme, ICRC and OSCE Mission to BiH, with the financial support of the Government of the United Kingdom.

  • 23 Dec 2013
    TB and Pulmonary Ward Open in Doboj

    Reconstructed TB and Pulmonary Ward was officially open at the Hospital “Sv. Luka” by Dragan Bogdanić, the RS Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Goran Vukmir, Head of UNDP Regional Office in Banja Luka and representatives of Doboj Hospital “Sv. Luka”.

  • 18 Dec 2013
    Training on Ammunition Life-Cycle Management Completed

    Last week training on ammunition life-cycle management was completed for 12 high-ranking officers and officials of the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The training took place from November 24 to December 12, 2013 and was implemented by the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina within the scope of the Explosive Ordnance and Remnants of War (EXPLODE) project wholly funded by the European Union.

  • 17 Dec 2013
    EU supports construction of Brčko District Police HQ

    Final phase of construction of the new building for Brčko District Police HQ has been officially announced today with the joint signing of Memorandum of Understanding and Contribution Agreements by Holger Schroeder, Head of Operations of EU Delegation to BiH, Mladen Ćavar, Deputy Minister of Security of BiH, Anto Domić, Brčko District Mayor, Zahira Virani, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. and representatives of the Brčko District Police and other institutions.

  • 17 Dec 2013
    UN HSTF Project for Canton 10 Launched

    Over the next three years, UN Human Security Trust Fund (UN HSTF) will finance the three-year project "Application of the Concept of Human Security in order to Stabilize Communities in Canton 10" with the total value of over 4 million BAM.

  • 13 Dec 2013
    Conference - “Biomass – Fuel of the Future“

    Biomass as the fuel of the future was the theme of today's conference organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the frame of the project “Bosnia and Herzegovina Biomass Energy for Employment and Energy Security”, financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

  • 11 Dec 2013
    Study visit to Ireland: Sharing Experiences of Local Administration Authorities in Work with the Civilian Sector

    Last month, within the project Reinforcement of Local Democracy III (LOD III), representatives of nine partner municipalities and entities association in collaboration with the Ministries of Justice and UNDP visited Dublin in Ireland with the aim of gaining new insights and guidelines for the use of local resources in order to strengthen cooperation with civil society.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    Members of BiH Parliamentary Assembly on Study Visit to German Parliament

    The continuation of activities, which are being implemented with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), are for the development of strategies of transitional justice in BiH for 2012-2016and to support the adoption and implementation of transitional justice mechanisms in B&H and is the reason for the study visit of Members of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Rights of the Child, Youth, Immigration, Refugees, Asylum and Ethics of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH to the German Parliament from 9 to 12 December.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    One Step Closer to Harmonized and more Effective Strategic Planning at the Cantonal Level in the FBiH

    In the previous months the Integrated Local Development Project, together with its institutional partners, initiated two important processes which contribute to a more harmonized and effective strategic planning at the cantonal level.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    Joint call for implementation of Law on Prohibition of Discrimination

    Ahead of 10 December, United Nations Office of the Resident Coordinator, International Human Rights Day, the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Office of High Representative, the Delegation of the European Union to BiH/EU Special Representative in BiH and the Council of Europe Office in BiH, wish to express their strong support to the institutions of BiH in implementing the BiH Law on Prohibition of Discrimination (LPD).

  • 06 Dec 2013
    A Million BAM Worth Equipment for the TB Wards in BiH

    Laboratory equipment for the diagnosis of tuberculosis worth over 1 million BAM, this week is delivered in 15 laboratories throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. Procurement of equipment is financed from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, within the framework of the UNDP project Strengthening of the DOTS Strategy and Improving the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), including Multidrug Resistant and Infection Control in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • 05 Dec 2013
    International Volunteers Day – 5 December

    International Volunteers Day (IVD), 5 December is devoted to the contribution of volunteers, volunteerism and civil society development. IVD 2013, not only celebrates and recognizes volunteerism in all its aspects, but also gives special tribute to the contribution of young volunteers for world peace and sustainable development. In this way, on the global level, we acknowledge young people who act as agents of change in their communities.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    The Results Presentation of the Local Government Training System in BiH

    At the second annual conference of the Local Government Training System in BiH, entitled: "Good training-better governance", the results of the Training System in 2013 were presented. The conference was organized in Banja Luka, by the RS Ministry of Administration and Local Self-Governance and the Federal Ministry of Justice with support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 02 Dec 2013
    Promotion of Student Research Projects on the Topic "Water for Life"

    United Nations Development Programme and the Hydro-Engineering Institute Sarajevo implemented project "Raising awareness of the student population on water rights and responsibilities" of eight elementary schools in the Canton Sarajevo, during the period November – December 2013.

  • 01 Dec 2013

    In line with the initiative of the United Nations General Assembly of and the World Health Organization, 1st December - World AIDS Day, commemorates the memory of those who lost their lives in the fight against AIDS and the hope that the current global response to AIDS will give hope for a better future.

  • 15 Nov 2013
    Roof Reconstruction of the Cantonal Hospital in Bihać Begins

    The contract for reconstruction of the roof of Cantonal Hospital "Dr. Irfan Ljubijankić " in Bihać has been signed on Friday, November 15, between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the company Dženi d.o.o. Gradačac.

  • 13 Nov 2013
    Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Trainings for Cantonal and Municipal Representatives

    In order to share it’s experiences gained trough implementation of energy efficiency projects in public sector buildings and in order to increase understanding of energy efficiency by public sector, UNDP GED (Green Economic Development) project and Federal Ministry of Physical Planning, organized free trainings for municipal and cantonal representatives from all cantons in Federation BiH.

  • 12 Nov 2013
    Free Legal Aid Available in Bosnia-Podrinje Canton

    Free Legal Aid Agency for Bosnia-Podrinje Canton was open in Goražde, on November 12, 2013 within the UNDP project "Access to Justice: Supporting the Rule of Law and Transitional Justice".

  • 07 Nov 2013
    Myth or Reality - Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Eighth National Human Development Report Rural Development: Myth and Reality was presented at the UN House to domestic and international expert audience, representatives of state and entity institutions in charge of local development and the media.