Category Archives: Society

SMEs Get Manual for Response in Case of Flood

As part of an EU-funded project for local self-government and economic development in Bosnia, a workshop was held in a local chamber of commerce in Sarajevo for small and medium-sized enterprises. A manual on risk prevention and protection of small businesses from floods was presented at the workshop. Continue reading SMEs Get Manual for Response in Case of Flood

Getting Sarajevo Airport Ready for Disaster

To build resilience against future natural disasters, Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Program teamed up with Sarajevo International Airport, the Ministry of Security, the Ministry of Communications and Transport, military representatives as well as other government officials and humanitarian response experts at Sarajevo International Airport to conduct their internationally recognized Getting Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) program from September 24 to 28. Continue reading Getting Sarajevo Airport Ready for Disaster

University Students Discuss Early Signs, Prevention of Radicalization

Students from universities in Bosnia attended a one-day workshop in Sarajevo, organised by the Regional Cooperation Council at the Faculty for Criminology and Security Studies, to discuss the early signs of radicalization in their local communities, radicalization narratives, abuse of freedom of expression to instigate hatred and intolerance as well as the channels most frequently used for such activities. Continue reading University Students Discuss Early Signs, Prevention of Radicalization

Activists Raise Money for Book on Important Bosnian Women

Three Bosnian women’s rights activist are starting a crowdfunding campaign to publish a book on Bosnian women who left mark on the country’s history. The book will crown a social media campaign from early 2018, which promoted Bosnia’s historic female figures that were largely ignored in a patriarchal society. Continue reading Activists Raise Money for Book on Important Bosnian Women

Ensuring a Smooth Transition for a Sustainable Response to HIV and Tuberculosis in Bosnia

International funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is ending this year. Bosnia can remain a country with the lowest HIV rate in Europe and sustained reduction of tuberculosis levels only if full implementation of transition from international funding towards sustainable domestically-owned HIV and TB responses is ensured. Continue reading Ensuring a Smooth Transition for a Sustainable Response to HIV and Tuberculosis in Bosnia