Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina
11 Feb 2021 10:22:00
Third Steering Committee meeting of the action “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina”Sarajevo 10 February 2021
The action “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina“ organised its third...
02 Feb 2021 14:01:00
Call for tenders: Purchase of social media management services in the field of combating discrimination and hate speechWESTERN BALKANS 1 FEBRUARY 2021
Within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility...
16 Dec 2020 16:14:00
The Minority co-ordination board of Bosnia and Herzegovina convene again to improve protection of rights in line with European standardsBosnia and Herzegovina 16 DECEMBER 2020
The second meeting of the Minority co-ordination board was held online on 15 December. Saliha...
The Action builds upon the work of the Horizontal Facility I project on strengthening protection and promotion of national minorities in Bosnia, while introducing two additional thematic components related to addressing discrimination on sexual orientation and/or gender identity grounds and combating hate speech.
The Action is implemented in close partnership with institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees, Institution of Ombudsman for human rights, Agency for Gender equality, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for European Integration), from Republika Srpska (Ministry for European Integration and International Cooperation, Ministry of Justice), from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Ministry of Justice, Government) and from Government of Brcko District as well as with the local European Union delegation, civil society organisations, local authorities and other relevant stakeholders.
- The dialogue and co-operation between institutions and civil society organisations in promoting and protecting human rights is enhanced
- The knowledge and awareness of general public about the existence and rights of national minorities is increased, about the rights of LGBTI persons and the dangers posed by hate speech, offering means to develop counter-narrativeson their rights and mechanisms to defend them
- Better protection of human rights of the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina and build a more diverse, equal and tolerant society is achieved
- Support initiatives to harmonise the anti-discrimination framework across the country and to develop and implement the respective action plans/strategies in relation to national minorities, LGBTI rights and hate speech
"When we are fewer"