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, ILO, IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNEP, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UNV, UN Women, WHO), the Bretton Woods Institutions (World Bank, IMF) and ICTY. 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 2015-2019 representing the strategic programmatic and financial basis for the development partnership between the United Nations and the country.
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.
Keynote Address of SRSG Pramila Patten, Conference on Alleviating the Stigma of CRSV
Keynote Address of Special Representative of Secretary-General Pramila Patten, Conference on Alleviating the Stigma of CRSV held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 4 October 2017
UNHCR - Calls for Expression of Interest, Selection and Retention of Partners for Project Partnership Agreements in 2018
UNHCR Representation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is launching the Calls for Expression of Interest for partnerships in 2018
World Contraception Day, 26 September
To mark World Contraception Day, 26 September, the Strategic planning workshop on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) was held in Sarajevo. The workshop was organized by UNFPA, in partnership with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH, Federal Ministry of Health and Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Republika Srpska.
International Day of Peace - Video message from the Secretary-General
Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on the International Day of Peace
European leaders set new roadmap to achieve 2030 Agenda and improve 900 million people’s health and well-being
Health leaders gather at the annual meeting of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe to take decisions on health priorities...