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
Message of UN Secretary General on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
"This year’s International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People takes place at a time of turmoil, trouble and torment..."
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.
Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on World Refugee Day 2018
"On World Refugee Day, it’s time to recognise their humanity in action – and challenge ourselves, and others, to join them – in receiving and supporting refugees in our schools, neighbourhoods, and workplaces. This is where solidarity starts – with all of us."
Businesses play important role in delivery of SDGs
More than 400 representatives from all levels of government, business sector and academia, gathered at the Conference that was organised under the SDGs Roll-out and Private Sector Engagement project funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Bosnia and Herzegovina and implemented by the United Nations Country Team in BiH.
SDGs in focus of multi-stakeholder consultations
Multi-stakeholder consultations are being organised in Sarajevo to promote increased understanding, discussion and multi-level planning around SDGs. The consultations are organised by the United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina with expert support from the larger UN development system. The event is implemented under the SDGs Roll-out and Private Sector Engagement project funded by the Embassy of Sweden in BiH.
Internship opportunity - UNHCR Sarajevo
The Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for South Eastern Europe, is currently looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate with an outstanding interest to perform an internship in the field of Administration.
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