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  • 14 Feb 2014
    Presentation of the Report "Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth and Reality"

    The Eighth Report on Human Development 'Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth and Reality' was presented to public experts, representatives of institutions and organizations in the Republika Srpska.

  • 07 Feb 2014
    DW World Stories: UNDP story on renewable energy solutions in BiH

    The UNDP story on renewable energy solutions, produced by Bratislava Knowledge and Innovation team and Bosnia and Herzegovina country office, was aired on Deutsche Welle TV WORLD STORIES.

  • 04 Feb 2014
    The Development of Democracy and Institutional Reform in Southeast Europe: Successful story from BiH

    In January 2014, European Commission, in close cooperation with international organization Partners for Democratic Change International (PDCI), organized seminar: “The Development of Democracy and Institutional Reform in Southeast Europe: EU Enlargement in practice”.

  • 03 Feb 2014
    Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

    A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.

  • 31 Jan 2014
    UN Opens Global Call for Equator Prize 2014 Nominations

    A United Nations-led partnership that “shines a spotlight” on local sustainable development innovations today launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014.Nominations are open from 146 countries through March 22, 2014.

  • 29 Jan 2014
    Tariff in Water and Sanitation Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    There is a consensus in BiH that existing regulatory framework for water supply and wastewater services does not provide sufficient self-sustainability of these services. The majority of water utility companies claim that the approved price of these services does not ensure recovery of all corresponding costs; it also results in a deterioration of the network condition and a reduction of the service quality.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Marta, Gattuso and Vieri among the nine new players joining the 11th annual Match Against Poverty

    Marta Vieira da Silva, Genaro Gattuso, Christian Vieri, and Phillip Cocu are among the players that have recently confirmed they will join Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane at the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty. Proceeds from the Match will support recovery efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record.

  • 27 Jan 2014
    OSCE and UNDP Work on Strengthening Co-operation in Supporting Arms and Ammunition Stockpile Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Delegations of the United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation and the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina met in Vienna on the invitation of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre for a 3 day long negotiations and planning workshop to further synergize the efforts of the two organizations.

  • 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 TFHS 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.