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8 March 2017


These women are not involved in prestigious individual sports. They do not wear white skirts, they do not get the money from annual municipal budgets in Bosnia and Herzegovina after winning a... Read more

9 December 2016
Press Release

International Human Rights Day ‘Stand up for someone's rights!’

SARAJEVO, 9 December 2016 – The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10th of December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to draw attention to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of... Read more

20 October 2016
Press Release

UNFPA State of World Population 2016

Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, boost national economies • Girls are generally well educated in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region • But early marriage... Read more

9 August 2016

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund

As the father of four daughters and as the Executive Director for UNFPA, a leading UN agency working on maternal health, it warms my heart to see that safe motherhood and women's reproductive health... Read more

13 July 2016

World Population Day 2016 - Investing in teenage girls

arajevo –Each year since 1990, UNFPA offices, governments and communities have observed the 11th of July as the World Population Day to raise awareness of important population and development issues... Read more

18 June 2016

International Day against Sexual Violence in Conflict

SARAJEVO, 18 June 2016 – The United Nations General Assembly designated 19 June the International Day against Sexual Violence in Conflict with the aim to raise awareness of the need to end conflict-... Read more

12 April 2016

UNFPA BiH joins the support to the Bosnia and Herzegovina women’s football team

Sarajevo/Zenica, 12 April 2016 - Bosnia and Herzegovina’s women’s football team will play one of the most important matches today in Zenica, against England national team, one of the best in the... Read more

3 December 2015

Essential Health Needs of Women Often Neglected in Assistance after Natural Disasters, Conflicts

 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 December 2015 --The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even... Read more

1 December 2015

Ending AIDS as a Public Health Threat by 2030

1 December 2015 - This year, World AIDS Day coincides with the African conference on controlling HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Many people living with HIV, activists,... Read more

1 October 2015

25th International Day of Older Persons: Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment

Population ageing and urbanization are major global issues of the 21st century. While cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and over is also rising. Rapid urbanization is... Read more