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New Swiss Cooperation Strategy 2017-20

22.02.2017 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Swiss Cooperation Strategy Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017-2020 is the expression of Switzerland’s renewed commitment to continue its longstanding partnership with Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Scream for Me Sarajevo

13.12.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Special screening of the documentary “Scream for Me Sarajevo” held at December, 13th at the crowded Meeting Point Cinema, was organised by the Sarajevo Film Festival and the Swiss Embassy in BiH.


BiH Diaspora Forum in Bern

26.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Forum of BiH Diaspora in Switzerland was held in Bern as part of "i-platform” initiative supported by Swiss Government, bringing together over a hundred participants.  


Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction of Bosnia and Herzegovina

23.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

With support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ministry of Security of BiH in cooperation with the United Nations in BiH organized the Fourth Conference of the Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo today. Conference gathered around 100 DRR professionals from all levels of government, international community and non-governmental organizations.


White book presentation

09.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) in Bosnia and Herzegovina presented its most important written document „White Book 2015/2016“ in Sarajevo today. The publication is a set of recommendations to the authorities on different topics. This year’s chapter on labour law is following the recommendations of the Swiss Government supported Youth Employment Project (YEP).


Continuation of education in mental health occupational therapy for FBiH

04.11.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Continuation of education in mental health occupational therapy for the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been formalised by the signing of an agreement between the Faculty of Medicine of the University in Zenica and Association XY as part of the Mental Health Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project is supported by the Government of Switzerland and implemented by Association XY in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health and the RS Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.


Presentation of Programme Results at Central Bank of BiH

25.10.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Open partnership dialogue and practical approach resulted with excellent cooperation and transfer of knowledge. This was concluded at today’s results presentation of Program of Bilateral Assistance and Capacity Building of the Central Banks, held in the premises of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CBBH). The Program is supported by the Swiss Government and implemented by the Graduate Institute of International Studies - GIIS from Geneva.


Local community tailored to the needs of citizens

25.10.2016 — Article Bosnia and Herzegovina

Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina who participated in the meetings on modelling the vision of local community (MZ) want to see a strong, modern, and financially stable local community, which will include all layers of society and be at service to citizens. At the same time, they are aware that their relationship to the local community has to change – the citizens need to be more actively involved in its work, in volunteerism and in providing support to the most vulnerable population.


Dr Gret Haller at the international conference “Equal in Diversity” in Sarajevo

18.10.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Human Rights Ombudsman of BiH organized the international conference “Equal in Diversity” which provided opportunity for dialog about the level of human rights protection in BiH, 20 years after the establishment of this institution. On this occasion, the first Ombudsperson in BiH, Dr Gret Haller (Switzerland) addressed the participant as one of the key note speakers


Disaster risks can be reduced with preventive actions

13.10.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Swiss Embassy in BiH supported the organization of the fair “Knowledge Protects Us!”, held on 13 October in Sarajevo as part of the International Day for Disaster Reduction celebration


Conference on dignity in mental health held today

10.10.2016 — Media release Bosnia and Herzegovina

Associations of mental health services users in Bosnia and Herzegovina organized a conference titled „Dignity in Mental Health – Psychological First Aid for All“ in Sarajevo today. The conference was held on International Mental Health Day under the auspices of Association XY, Ministry of Health of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Republika Srpska. It was organized within the Mental Health Project in BiH, supported by the Government of Switzerland.

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