The United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Bosnia and Herzegovina is comprised of thirteen UN Funds, Programmes and Specialized Agencies (FAO, ILO, IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNEP, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UNV, UN Women, WHO), the Bretton Woods Institutions (World Bank, IMF) and ICTY. The work of the UNCT is being coordinated through the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator and framed within the One UN Programme for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2015-2019 representing the strategic, programmatic and financial basis for the development partnership between the United Nations and the country.
Most recent news
International Volunteer Day celebration in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This year’s topic of IVD is the growth of online volunteering and contribution made by the billion volunteers across the world, under the GlobalApplause campaign that captures stories shared from volunteer-involving organizations all over the world, on Facebook and Twitter.
Joint Workplans of UN in BiH Presented
On 29 and 30 November the United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented the draft 2017-2018 Joint Work Plans of the UN to institutional partners of different levels of governments, in support of the implementation of UNDAF.
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Marked
The Embassy of the State of Palestine and The Palestinian Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina officially marked the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People at the United Nations House in Sarajevo, on 06 December 2016
The second session of the BiH and UN Joint Steering Committee held
Focus of the second session of the Joint Steering Committee was on current progress implementation of Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals in of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and commitment of BiH Institutions to achievement of SDGs was emphasized. Besides overview of SDGs, implementation of the “One United Nations Programme and Common Budgetary Framework BiH 2015-2019” was discussed by the Joint Steering Committee members.
4th Conference of the Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Platform for DRR of BiH is recognized as an important mechanism for coordination and cooperation of various actors in BiH on DRR for all citizens. The thematic focus of the Conference was importance of risk assessments and their usage in planning and decision making.
Human Security in Focus: Results of joint UN project in Canton 10 presented
Results of the project “Applying the Human Security Concept to Stabilize Communities in Canton 10, jointly implemented by the four UN Agencies – UNDP, UNICEF, UNHCR and IOM - were presented at a conference held on 21 November in Sarajevo.
Let's imagine 2030 together
IMAGINE 2030 is an initiative of the UN team in Bosnia and Herzegovina, designed to promote the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Global Agenda through the use of “strategic foresight” and the innovative and interactive SDG consultations tool with elements and the dynamics of social games through which the participants create together, and in a very democratic manner, find imaginative solutions around a selected sustainable development goal or a specific task or a problem.