Results achieved in 2020

UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina

We embarked on digital transformation and innovation efforts

and creation of 'future cities' in Bosnia and Herzegovina

together with international partners and authorities at all levels

Series of innovative and pilot projects

LAUNCHED BY UNDP ACCELERATOR LAB

aiming to support SMEs in the transition to environmentally friendly business models, monitoring and reduction of air pollution, transparent and inclusive public consultation, real-time monitoring of the state of the economy, collective idea creation, and piloting of innovative solutions

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SARAJEVO AND BANJA LUKA

UNDP supported 22 pilot projects

Solutions based on advanced use of technology to improve public transportation, green mobility, and air quality are tested.

TO ENHANCE DISASTER RISKS RESILIENCE

53% of all local governments in the country were supported

in mainstreaming risk reduction concepts into their strategies and budgets

Sustainable Development Goals Framework in BiH finalized

Following intensive consultations with governments across the board, the private sector, and the academia

THE SDG FRAMEWORK SETS THE DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY FOR THE COUNTRY TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, GOOD GOVERNANCE, AND A SOCIETY OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Strategies aligned with budgets

IN AS MANY AS 86% OF LOCAL AND ALL CANTONAL AUTHORITIES

as part of a coherent system that UNDP has expanded through support to local governments, focusing on improving municipal systems and public services

Better quality and availability of utilities and administrative services

PROVIDED FOR MORE THAN 373,000 BENEFICIARIES of which more than 164,400 are women

Better Access to Public Services provided to the entire population of the Sarajevo Canton (438,000)

thanks to the improvement and renewal of infrastructure in 50 public facilities (educational and scientific institutions, police and utility companies)

BETTER SOCIAL SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH 63 PROJECTS

for more than 30,000 persons

of whom 16,130 were women, and more than 7,500 socially excluded persons and children with special needs, members of the Roma population, no-income individuals, and pensioners

957 families returned to their homes

RECONSTRUCTED AFTER THE 2014 FLOODS

COVID-19 RESPONSE

A total of 18.8 million USD for medical equipment and supplies were entrusted to UNDP's management

BY DOMESTIC AUTHORITIES AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

More than

9.1 million items of medical equipment and supplies procured and delivered

to health and other institutions across Bosnia and Herzegovina within the UN Country Team response to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 RESPONSE

UNDP researched the social and socio-economic impacts of the pandemic

A SERIES OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE AND GREEN RECOVERY FROM THE CRISIS DEVELOPED

COVID-19 RESPONSE

BiH-based companies were involved in the production and delivery of medical supplies

SAVING JOBS

COVID-19 RESPONSE

UNDP supported 268 SMEs in 2020

ESPECIALLY THOSE IN SECTORS STRONGLY AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC

PROVIDED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION THROUGH EU4BUSINESS AND EU4AGRI PROJECTS

29 agriculture companies received EUR 1.9 million grant funding

Additional EUR 1.5 million is being provided to the agro-food companies

439 new jobs were created

A TOTAL OF 6,156 SINCE 2014

Five companies supported in the introduction of circular and green business practice

THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE PILOT INITIATIVE FUNDED BY THE UNDP RAPID RESPONSE FACILITY

As a result, more than 80 tons of organic waste annually will be turned into a new product, more than 20 tons of plastic waste will be reused or recycled, and up to 60% of energy will be saved in the production process

More than 26,600 persons enjoy an improved quality of life and increased income

MORE THAN 1,100 OF THEM WERE STRONGLY AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

More than 102,900, of which 52,700 women, now enjoy improved living conditions

thanks to energy efficiency measures introduced in 14 new public buildings (kindergartens, schools, hospitals, and public institutions) and the improved street lighting systems

THROUGH VOUCHER-SCHEMES, VOLUNTEERING ACTIONS, AND THE INTRODUCTION OF PROMOTIONAL TOURIST OFFERS

Support for families and associations along the Via Dinarica trail

TO CREATE A BETTER AND SAFER ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL

Process of destroying surplus ammunition and remnants of war

UNDP IS A STRATEGIC PARTNER OF THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND THE BIH ARMED FORCES

64 tons of surplus and unstable ammunition were destroyed, reducing the total amount of surplus ammunition by 67.8% since 2015

IMPROVING ALL CITIZENS' SAFETY

A COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE, REAL-TIME MAP OF MINE SUSPECTED AREAS, AND THE FIRST MINE-TRACKING MOBILE APP WERE CREATED

Via Dinarica

Energy efficiency is a cool thing

Can we mitigate the effects of climate change?

Families move into their new homes

New equipment for Senija's small business

Demining returns land back to the people

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