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  • 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.

  • 01 Nov 2013
    Tuberculosis Control Department opened in Foča and Trebinje

    On 1st November 2013, Hospitals in Foča and Trebinje obtained Tuberculosis Ward, which guarantee improved quality of patient treatments and timely diagnosis. Dragan Bogdanić , Minister of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Armin Sirčo, UNDP Senior Coordinator and Social Inclusion and Democratic Governance Sector Leader and Lindsey Cole , portfolio manager of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia were attending open ceremony.

  • 31 Oct 2013
    16 million U.S. dollars ensured for the prevention of HIV infection in BiH

    United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yuri Afanasiev and Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sredoje Novic signed the Project Document for the Phase II of the project “Scaling up Universal Access for the Most-At-Risk Populations in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, today in Sarajevo. The project is valued at approximately 16 million US dollars and financed by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) with the aim to prevent spreading of the HIV infection.

  • 22 Oct 2013
    Supporting the Sustainable Return and Development of Birač Region

    The Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations (UN) and the municipalities of Bratunac, Milići, Srebrenica, Zvornik and Vlasenica, was signed today in Srebrenica, marking the begining of the implementation of Development and Cooperation in the Birač Region Project. The project worth 2.1 million USD financed by the Government of Kingdom of Netherlands, ensures the strengthening of local partnerships for sustainable and socially inclusive development in the Birač region.

  • 17 Oct 2013
    Tuzla Canton and UNDP Continue Joint Energy Efficiency Projects

    The Co-sharing Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Tuzla Canton and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) were signed in Tuzla, marking the continuation of energy efficiency projects in Tuzla Canton and a more active role of communities in environment protection and climate change mitigation.

  • 13 Oct 2013
    International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

    Every year, based on the resolution of the UN General Assembly from 2009, International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is marked on the October 13th. This day is dedicated to the fight on reducing the risk of natural disasters.

  • 05 Oct 2013
    We celebrate the World Teachers’ Day

    Teachers hold the keys to a better future for all. They inspire, challenge and empower innovative and responsible global citizens. They get children into school, keep them there and help them learn. Every day, they help to build the inclusive knowledge societies we need for tomorrow and the century ahead. On this World Teachers’ Day, we join forces to thank teachers and to call for more, better trained and supported teachers.

  • 02 Oct 2013
    Tuberculosis Control Ward Opened and Establishment of Oncology Ward in Travnik Announced

    The Cost Sharing Agreement on reconstruction of Oncology Ward in Travnik was signed by Tahir Lendo, Prime Minister of Central Bosnia Canton and Armin Sirčo, UNDP Senior Coordinator and Social Inclusion and Democratic Governance Sector Leader. The reconstruction will be financed by the Cantonal Government and implemented by the UNDP by the end of 2013, enabling establishment of the Oncology Ward.