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The United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Bosnia and Herzegovina is comprised of twelve UN Funds, Programmes and Specialized Agencies (FAO, ILO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNEP, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UNV, UN Women, WHO), the Bretton Woods Institutions (World Bank, IMF), ICTY and IOM. 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.

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  • Roundtable with Students’ Associations marks the International Peace Day

    Roundtable with Students’ Associations marks the International Peace Day

    The International Peace Day under the theme “The SDGs: Building Blocks for Peace”, was marked with a roundtable discussion among students of political sciences from Sarajevo, Banja Luka and Mostar, UN Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina and representatives of UN Agencies.

  • Message on the International Day of Peace

    Message on the International Day of Peace

    "Every year on the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls on warring parties to lay down their arms and observe a 24-hour global ceasefire. The symbolism of a day without fighting is a crucial reminder that conflict can and must come to an end. But peace is about much more than putting weapons aside. It is about building a global society in which people live free from poverty and share the benefits of prosperity. It is about growing together and supporting each other as a universal family."

  • N-TIM Academy and IT Girls training ends in Srebrenica

    N-TIM Academy and IT Girls training ends in Srebrenica

    More than 170 students from Srebrenica, Bratunac and other parts of the Birač region have learned new technical and programming skills during the month of August.

  • Clean air takes centre stage at Sarajevo Film Festival

    Clean air takes centre stage at Sarajevo Film Festival

    Second annual Enviro Day sees the UN Environment Programme and Sarajevo Film Festival join forces to raise awareness of the importance of clean air in Bosnia and Herzegovina – home to some of Europe's most polluted cities.

  • Programme of Building Bridges to the Region

    Programme of Building Bridges to the Region

    The Third Conference of the Dialogue for the Future Platform ended with a clear message; namely, that this project has good prospects to continue as an initiative bringing regional youth together.

  • Support to local employment partnerships in BiH - Info Days started

    Support to local employment partnerships in BiH - Info Days started

    ILO held in Sarajevo, on 19 July 2016, Brčko, 20 July, and Doboj, 21 July, a first in a series of info days on the four million Euros worth project "Support to local employment partnerships in BiH".

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