United Nations Development Programme

Since 1966 UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in more than 170 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.

World leaders have pledged to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. UNDP's network links and coordinates global and national efforts to reach these Goals.

In each country office, the UNDP Resident Representative normally also serves as the Resident Coordinator of development activities for the United Nations system as a whole. Through such coordination, UNDP seeks to ensure the most effective use of UN and international aid resources.

UNDP in Bosnia and Herzegovina

UNDP has been operational in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1996.  Its programme activities are guided by the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), which is endorsed by the BiH Council of Ministersa, entities' and Brčko District governments and United Nations Country Team (UNCT).

Our Goal


Our goal is the sustainable, democratic and peaceful development of BIH within current borders, where social, economic and environmental aspects of development coexist in harmony, augmenting the quality of life equitably for all BIH citizens. Our outlook and programmes are fully aligned with the society's European aspirations, and presume democratic, political, economic and environmental standards which are fully compatible with the UN Charter and the UN's programmatic approaches.