UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča completes visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, visited Bosnia and Herzegovina on 7-8 March to meet with member of the Presidency Mr. Mladen Ivanic and other representatives of the Presidency; Chairman Mr. Nikola Lovrinovic, and members of the European Integration Committee of the BiH Parliamentary Assembly; Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Josip Brkic, High Representative Mr. Valentin Inzko; Peace Implementation Council members, Head of the OSCE Mission Mr. Bruce Berton and civil society representatives.
Professional reporting on Refugees and Migrants is part of the solution
In response to an increased interest of the media in the growing number of arrivals of refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina, UNHCR and IOM organized a joint meeting with BiH media
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.
New UNHCR report details changes in refugee and migrant risky journeys to Europe
A new report released on 23 November by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, shows changes in the routes used by refugees and migrants to reach Europe during the third quarter of 2017
The United Nations Day in BiH Marked by a Thematic Conference "Clean Air for All"
Knowing that the level of air pollution in BiH is about four times higher than the limit value set by the World Health Organization, United Nations agencies gathered around the UN A.I.R. initiative called for a comprehensive approach to address this problem with the active participation of the authorities at all levels and the population.
The State of World Population 2017
Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of poorest women could threaten unrest, undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns
Investing in an efficient and effective social protection system for all children in poverty
A three-day conference "Social Welfare for Children - Exchange of Good Practices" is taking place from 16 to 18 October in Sarajevo...
Joint statement by Minister of Security of BiH Dragan Mektic and UN RC Sezin Sinanoglu
"Bosnia and Herzegovina is not immune to disaster risks, we need to prevent, prepare and respond with greater commitment, resources and improved planning"
EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017
UNHCR Project Increases Quality and Effectiveness of Local Assistance to Returnees and IDPs
Ongoing UNHCR project in BiH designed to strengthen municipal capacities for management of data on the needs of the internally displaced and returnees significantly increased quality and effectiveness of assistance.