The second session of the BiH and UN Joint Steering Committee held

The second session of the BiH and UN Joint Steering Committee was held in the BiH Parliamentary Assembly building on 24 November 2016, co-chaired by the UN Resident Coordinator in BiH, Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu and Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and BiH Minister of Finance and Treasury, Mr. Vjekoslav Bevanda.

Focus of the second session of the Joint Steering Committee was on current progress implementation of Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals in of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and commitment of BiH Institutions to achievement of SDGs was emphasized. Besides overview of SDGs, implementation of the “One United Nations Programme and Common Budgetary Framework BiH 2015-2019” was discussed by the Joint Steering Committee members.

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The Joint Steering Committee was established with representatives of the Council of Ministers, the governments of the Federation of BiH, Republika Srpska and Brcko District, and representatives of UN system agencies working in BiH. The Committee was formed with the goal of providing strategic guidance and monitoring of the implementation of the "One United Nations Programme and Common Budgetary Framework BiH 2015-2019”.