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
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...