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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Sep 4, 2015
Europe is facing its biggest refugee influx in decades. More than 300,000 people have risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea so far this year.
Sep 3, 2015
"This is a human tragedy that requires a determined collective political response. It is a crisis of solidarity, not a crisis of numbers", said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Sep 3, 2015
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With natural disasters on the increase worldwide, and as disasters grow in both scope and severity, many countries are desperate to find better ways of managing disaster risk.
Sep 1, 2015
Resident Coordinator Sinanoglu briefed Chairman Zvizdić about the five-year UN programme for BiH, underlining that the Programme aimed to strengthen peace and development and encompassed various activities.
UN Women cooperates with BiH on implementation of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic ViolenceAug 21, 2015
The Istanbul Convention is a legally binding treaty that creates a comprehensive legal framework to tackle all aspects of violence against women and girls.
Aug 20, 2015
Respecting a child’s right to education has great importance for their futures as well as for the development of their communities and society.
Aug 18, 2015
Dokumentary film by the Director and Producent Mladena Mitrovića „Chasing a dream“ (U potrazi za snom) will have the its offical world premier within this years Sarajevo Film Festival, tonight, August 18, 2015 at 20.30
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