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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Focus on future, prioritize reconciliation for the region, UN envoy urges Western Balkans
Concluding a twelve-day visit to Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide called for concerted and sustained efforts to prioritize reconciliation and prevention.
Konkurs / natječaj: Novinarski doprinos informisanju i promociji Ciljeva održivog razvoja u BiH
Ujedinjene nacije u BiH objavljuju konkurs za novinarski doprinos informisanju o Ciljevima održivog razvoja u BiH i njihovoj promociji, koji je otvoren za sve novinare/novinarke čiji su radovi objavljeni u bh. medijima ili putem Internet kanala tokom perioda od 01. januara 2017. godine do 31. decembra 2017. godine
"An alert for the world"
In his message on the New Year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is calling for unity among the global community to tackle overwhelming challenges and defend values shared by all.
UNICEF: Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged
Despite children’s massive online presence – 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child – too little is done to protect them from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content, UNICEF said in its annual flagship report released on 11 December.
UNHCR strengthens 16 municipalities’ capacities for evidence-based planning for provision of solutions for vulnerable displaced and returnee population
During November and December 2017 in Lukavac, Banja Luka and Mostar, in cooperation with Hilfswerk Austria International, the UN Refugee Agency in Bosnia and Herzegovina organized four day training for municipal staff working on provision of assistance to the displaced and vulnerable returnees.
Strategy of supporting solutions for vulnerable internally displaced persons and returnees in BiH
Over the past twenty years since signing the Dayton Peace Agreement, the authorities in BiH at all levels have been working hard to resolve the issues of protracted displacement. However, the remaining challenges call for solutions that require stronger co-ordination between the participants and more specific defining of needs and sources of funding.
Two new projects to put focus on gender equality and SDGs in BiH
Stronger women’s leadership and participation in political life, and support to the rollout of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and engagement of the private sector are in focus of two projects which the Government of Sweden will finance with the total amount of USD 2.5 million and UN agencies will implement in the next two years.