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, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UNEP, WHO, ILO, UNESCO, UN Women, IOM, UNV), the Bretton Woods Institutions (World Bank, IMF) and the IRMCT. Several regionally-based UN Agencies are also operating in BiH (UNIDO, IFAD, and IAEA). 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 2015-2020 representing the strategic programmatic and financial basis for the development partnership between the United Nations and the country.
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Joint statement on the occasion of IDAHOT: Human rights are universal and apply equally to all people
17 May 2019 - Today on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), we, the undersigned, express our support for, and solidarity with, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Read the Joint statement.
Vacancy notice - UNESCO Antenna Office in Sarajevo
Vacancy notice - Office Assistant Position at the UNESCO Antenna Office in Sarajevo. Deadline for applications: 7 June 2019
SDG Global Festival of Action, Bonn 2-4 May 2019
The SDG Global Festival of Action is a ground-breaking event, positioned to gather and inspire SDGs campaigners and multi-stakeholder partners to scale up and broaden the global movement to take action for the SDGs. This year is taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of May.
World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2019
#VaccinesWork: World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
The 4th Session of the Joint BiH-UN Steering Committee took place on 25 March 2019 in Banja Luka
The 4th session of the Joint Steering Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina and United Nations took place on 25 March 2019 in Banja Luka, at the Administrative Centre of the Entity Government of Republika Srpska.
Czech experience in achieving Sustainable Development Goals presented in Sarajevo
The Czech Experience in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) workshop was held in Sarajevo on 13 December 2018 with an aim of presenting best practices of Czech Republic in implementation of SDGs and advancement of the global Agenda2030 to members of the SDG Roll-out Working Group and SDG Private Sector Working Group.
Let's stand up for equality, justice and human dignity
Joint statement by Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator, Nives Jukić, PhD Ljubinko Mitrović and PhD Jasminka Džumhur, Human Rights Ombudsmen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the occasion of 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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