Our Stories

  • Bearable Isolation in a Retrofitted Building
    Oct 12, 2020

    The cheerful group of creatives in Sarajevo's Gerontological Center tells us that "Ms. Corona" has not ruined their mood. As they drink their morning coffee, their arts club discusses ways how to invest time in paintings, decorative objects, handmade accessories, or models.

  • Clean Air in Sarajevo: Painful but Profitable Investments
    Sep 7, 2020

    Since last summer, the building of the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering in Sarajevo has seen thermal insulation of around 6,000 square meters of facade segments, renovation of around 1,500 square meters of flat and barrel-shaped roofs, and replacement of around 400 windows

  • From baby steps to living on his own
    Aug 28, 2020

    As he awaits the start of the second academic year, 22-year-old Azer Ćatović spends his summer break doing running training sessions, reading, and taking walks. Ahead of him is a lot more learning and taking exams at the Education and Rehabilitation Studies of the Pedagogic Faculty in Sarajevo. He does most of his running sessions on a treadmill in the fitness hall of the Center for Blind and Visually Impaired Children and Youths, where he completed his primary and secondary education, and in whose boarding facility he has been living since 2006.

  • Floods in 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010 and especially in 2014 have shown us over and over again that our country is fully exposed to the effects of climate change.

  • NAP: Managing risk
    Dec 13, 2019

    In 47 developing countries, across four regions, and with the support of 14 partners, National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) are promoting ambitious climate action across the world. These NAPs also help countries meet their commitments under the Paris Agreement, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Proper use of chemicals leads to healthy fruit and vegetables in nutrition
    Apr 7, 2021

    Proper use of permitted chemicals is the key to ensuring healthy environment and a high quality of fruit and vegetables as a vital part of good nutrition.

  • Ready for Back-to-School, Back-to-Art
    Aug 14, 2020

    Now that its facade is painted in cheerful yellow, the Music School building stands out at the corner of two mostly gray Sarajevan streets. With a new look, it's ready for the return of pupils and students.

  • True Value
    Mar 22, 2021

    Taking action to improve water security, farmers in Bosnia and Herzegovina manage water as a precious resource

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