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.
Most recent news
Apr 15, 2015
This year’s United Nations report on sexual violence in conflict documents horrendous crimes happening in conflicts around the world. It chronicles the disturbing trend of sexual violence against adolescent girls, including rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage.
FAO analysis finds mitigation and adaptation measures crucial in managing disaster and climate change risks in BiHApr 9, 2015
Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in policies and structures at all levels in Bosnia and Herzegovina, developing early warning plans, timely risk assessment, and strengthening human and technical capacities are key recommendations which FAO presented on 9 April, 2015 in Sarajevo.
Apr 1, 2015
The main findings and recommendations of the draft Investment Policy Review of Bosnia and Herzegovina were discussed amongst UNCTAD experts, representatives of the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the local and international private sector and of the country’s development partners at a meeting held in Sarajevo on 25th March.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for greater access and work opportunities for persons with autismApr 1, 2015
This year, I am pleased to launch an employment “Call to Action”, inviting businesses to make concrete commitments to employ people on the autism spectrum. We encourage public offices, corporations, and small businesses to have a closer look at the way they perceive people with autism, to take the time to learn about the condition and to create life-changing opportunities.
Mar 23, 2015
Forty projects have been granted support through this Public Call, with the total worth of more than 850,000.00 USD.
Mar 20, 2015
"Adequate access to health care, early intervention programmes and inclusive education, as well as appropriate research, are vital to the growth and development of individuals with Down syndrome", Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
Mar 19, 2015
Youth Forums are a place where young people from BiH have the opportunity to present constructive ideas for the progress of BiH with special emphasis on the role of youth in this process. (Photo: UN BiH)
One hundred and seventeen young people from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in four of the Youth Forums organized in the past ten days in Sarajevo, Mostar, Tuzla and Banja Luka.
United Nations in Bosnia and HerzegovinaTweets by @UN_BiH
Floods Response and Recovery MapsFind out more about Floods Recovery Programmes and Initiatives
Phone: +387 33 293 400 Fax: +387 33 552 330 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org