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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.

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  • The second session of the BiH and UN Joint Steering Committee held

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • The Secretary-General’s Message on the International Day of Tolerance

    The Secretary-General’s Message on the International Day of Tolerance

    Let us not be provoked or play into the hands of those who thrive on hatred and instil fear in our societies. Today’s global challenges should compel us to reject the failed mindset of “us” versus “them”. Let us see the world and all its possibilities through the prism of “we the peoples”.

  • Sezin Sinanoglu: Speech at the UN Day 2016 Event

    Sezin Sinanoglu: Speech at the UN Day 2016 Event

    Speech of UN Resident Coordinator Sezin Sinanoglu at celebration of UN Day on 24 October 2016.

Most recent news

  • 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.

  • The Secretary-General’s Message on the International Day of Tolerance

    Let us not be provoked or play into the hands of those who thrive on hatred and instil fear in our societies. Today’s global challenges should compel us to reject the failed mindset of “us” versus “them”. Let us see the world and all its possibilities through the prism of “we the peoples”.

  • [EXTENDED] ILO Vacancy: National Project Coordinator

    Application Deadline: Thursday, 24th November 2016 || Project: Promoting Inclusive Labour Market Solutions in the Western Balkans || Position Title: National Project Coordinator || Duty Station: Sarajevo, BiH

  • [DEADLINE EXTENDED] PUBLIC CALL for selection of beneficiaries of economic scheme in District Brcko

    In the framework of the UN Joint Project Seeking Care, Support and Justice for Conflict Related Sexual Violence Survivors in Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Women and UNDP are publishing this public Call with the aim of providing support to civilian victims of war, especially persons who have survived conflict related sexual violence in increasing their monthly incomes through an investment in green house production.