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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RESULTS OF PUBLIC CALL DFF Project 2018 (BCS only)
U skladu sa planiranim sredstvima, sukladno Smjernicama za javni poziv, 25 projekata je odabrano za finansiranje kroz Javni poziv ukupne vrijednosti preko 800.000 KM.
Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on United Nations Day
Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on United Nations Day 2018
Joint Message on World Teacher's Day 2018
On this World Teachers’ Day, as we celebrate teachers’ important contributions to improving the lives of children and youth around the world, we reaffirm our commitment to increasing the global supply of qualified teachers. We urge all governments and the international community to join us in this endeavour, so that all children and young people, no matter their circumstances, can secure their right to quality education and a better future.
Journalism awards: promotion of SDGs in 2017
United Nations Country Team awarded journalists for their contribution to promotion of Sustainable Development Goals in 2017 in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Statement by Adama Dieng, UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the decision by the RS National Assembly to revoke endorsement of the 2004 Srebrenica Commission Report
"Rejection of the Commission’s findings is a step backwards for Bosnia and Herzegovina. It undermines the rule of law and national and international efforts to achieve justice for victims of crimes committed against people of all ethnicities during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war."
Focus on Safe Spaces for Youth - International Youth Day 2018
In order for youth to fully develop their potential, youth need access to a quality education, to speak up and share their opinions, and to earn an income; none of which is possible unless youth feel safe and free from violenc
Forced displacement above 68m in 2017, new global deal on refugees critical
In its annual Global Trends report, released today, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said 68.5 million people were displaced as of the end of 2017. Among them were 16.2 million people who became displaced during 2017 itself, either for the first time or repeatedly – indicating a huge number of people on the move and equivalent to 44,500 people being displaced each day, or a person becoming displaced every two seconds.
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