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23 October 2020

GIRL CHILD LAB – To provide a voice to young girls and mentorship system for development of innovative ideas to improve the status of girls in society

Sarajevo, 23 October 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, socially responsible company Violeta d.o.o. and the Mosaic Foundation are launching today, on the occasion of...

1 October 2020

Healthy Ageing Centres are important for older people in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By: Prof. Tara Keck The world population is ageing. Between 2015 and 2050, the number of people over the age of 65 is projected to increase from 12% to 24% of the total population, due to a combination of decreasing birth rates and increased lifespan (WHO Ageing Factsheet, 2018). In Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), this shift

1 October 2020

Older people regularly visiting healthy ageing centres live healthier, longer lives, new study finds

Sarajevo, 1 October 2020 – On the occasion of 1 October, the International Day of Older Persons, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) would like to remind governments and the general public of the opportunities and challenges of population ageing in the 21st century and to promote the development of a society that is

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