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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Feb 9, 2016
Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator in BiH
Today’s meeting on culture is part of the second series of dialogues and follows two earlier meetings that took place in Mostar in September 2015.
Jan 22, 2016
Davos—Ten of the world’s leading companies have released new workforce gender diversity figures, including details on leadership roles and board membership, in UN Women’s inaugural HeForShe Parity Report.
Jan 21, 2016
2 January, 2016. Greece. Female refugee sits with child (Photo: UNHCR)
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR), the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) are concerned about the grave risks to refugee and migrant women and girls on the move in Europe.
Jan 19, 2016
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has opened two new air monitoring stations in BiH and brought two existing ones back to full function...
UN agencies warn humanitarian needs growing in Syria and region: nearly US$8 billion urgently needed in 2016Dec 12, 2015
With Syria's war heading towards a 6th year and with no end to the conflict in sight, UN agencies appealed to member states for US$7.73 billion in vital new funding for 2016 to help 22.5 million people in Syria and across the region.
Dec 18, 2015
The mentorship visit observed current activities of the JCCCU, their operational practices, recent achievements and overall assessment of the Programme’s implementation in BiH.
Dec 23, 2015
(Photo by: UNHCR)
Persecution, conflict and poverty have forced an unprecedented one million people to flee to Europe in 2015, according to estimates by UNHCR and IOM.
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