Call for proposals - “Quality Education for All”

The action on “Quality Education for All” in Bosnia and Herzegovina implemented under the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022”, is launching a call for proposals with the aim to fund activities...

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Harmonisation of criminal descriptors for the e-sentences database– meeting of the working groups

18 September 2020 Sarajevo

Working group meeting for harmonisation of the descriptors (key words) in criminal cases for the case law database was organised on 18 September 2020 in Sarajevo. Criminal judges of Supreme Court of Republika Srpska, Supreme Court of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Appellate Court of Brčko...

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Training of trainers on freedom of expression for judges and prosecutors of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

17 - 18 September 2020 Sarajevo

Judges and prosecutors from Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBIH), participated in a training of trainers on the right to freedom of expression and the application of the Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in the judiciary system. The participants were trained on...

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Policy Recommendation with a Roadmap on Quality Education for All in Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted by the Council of Ministers

16 september 2020 Sarajevo

With the aim of strengthening quality education for all, the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted the Policy Recommendation with a Roadmap for Inclusive Education on 2 September 2020. The policy roadmap was jointly developed by relevant ministries at state level, entity...

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Cascade training on freedom of expression for lawyers of Republika Srpska

11&12 September 2020 Laktaši

Lawyers who are working in different parts of Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), participated in a cascade training on the right to freedom of expression and the application of the Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in the judiciary system. The discussion on...

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Cascade training on freedom of expression for judges and prosecutors in Republika Srpska

3-4 September 2020 Banja Luka

20 judges and prosecutors, working in different cities and on different levels of judiciary in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), participated in a cascade training on the right to freedom of expression and the application of the Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights...

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iPROCEEDS-2: Starting of the long-distance master programme on forensic computing and cybercrime investigation

31-8-2020 Dublin, Ireland

The iPROCEEDS-2 project will support the participation of 15 representatives from Cybercrime Units and Prosecution Services from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey and Kosovo* in the long-distance master programme MSc Forensic Computing and Cybercrime...

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Call for Tenders

edited on 24 September 2020 Sarajevo

Call for Tenders for the Provision of Event Management services (Conference/Catering/Accommodation) for the Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo Call for Tenders Act of Engagement Call for Tenders for the Provision of Priting and Related Services for the Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo...

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Second Pride in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 23 August 2020

23-8-2020 Sarajevo

On 23 August, the second Pride is being held in Bosnia and Herzegovina, although it will be taking place in a different form this year due to epidemiological considerations. Pride is an important occasion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) persons to exercise their rights to...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina : Call for tenders : Provision of local consultancy services

20-8-2020

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is implementing the project “Building democratic participation in the City of Mostar” as part of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018-2021. In that context, it is looking for Provider(s) for...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina : Call for tenders - Provision of international consultancy services

10-8-2020 Sarajevo

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is implementing the project “Building democratic participation in the City of Mostar” as part of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018-2021. In that context, it is looking for Provider(s) for...

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Congress launches a deliberative process in the City of Mostar

23-24 July 2020 Mostar

On 23 and 24 July 2020, the Congress organised online bilateral meetings to present the project "Building democratic participation in the City of Mostar” to the stakeholders from the City of Mostar. The aim of the meetings was to provide the Mayor of Mostar and representatives of local political...

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Mostar: Adoption of amendments to the Election Law of Bosnia and Herzegovina welcomed by Congress spokespersons

9-7-2020 Strasbourg

In a statement made on 9 July 2020, the spokespersons of the Congress for the observation of local and regional elections, Jakob Wienen (Netherlands, EPP/CCE) and Stewart Dickson (United Kingdom, ILDG), commended the adoption of amendments to the Election Law of Bosnia and Herzegovina by the...

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Updated 14 August 2020

Call for proposals: Support to self-government/or civil society organisations in fighting discrimination - “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

21 July 2020 Sarajevo

Under the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022”, and its action on “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, the Council of Europe is launching a call for proposals with the aim...

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Second Steering Committee Meeting of the action on “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

14-7-2020 Sarajevo

The action “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina“ organised its second Steering Committee Meeting on 14 July 2020. Bojana Urumova, Head of Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo, thanked the partners from the European Union and all institutions for being supportive in many...

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Council of Europe continues its substantial support to prisons in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

15-7-2020 sarajevo

The Head of the Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo, Bojana Urumova, met today with the Minister of Justice of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mato Jozić, to discuss current cooperation priorities in the field of prisons and agree on further steps. Training of prison staff and...

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COVID-19: CPT issues follow-up statement

9-7-2020

Further to its Statement of principles made on 20 March 2020 in the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and in the light of responses received from member States concerning measures taken with regard to persons deprived of their liberty, the CPT issues the following statement:...

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From recognising labour exploitation to protecting workers' rights

7 July 2020 Sarajevo

Lara Foundation, the grantee of the action on "Prevention and combating trafficking in human beings in Bosnia and Herzegovina” organised a Preparatory Workshop in Sarajevo for the exchange of experiences and good practices in order to prevent human trafficking in BiH, with a focus on labor...

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Regional online round table “Elections, pandemic and disinformation”

3 July 2020

In these difficult and uncertain times, the European Union and the Council of Europe are determined to contribute to the international and local discussions and standard setting on freedom of expression to ensure that citizens are provided with reliable and accurate information to ensure their...

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Judges and legal professionals in Bosnia and Herzegovina sensitised to human trafficking

29 june 2020

„Although I was already aware of the problem of human trafficking, now, having finished this course, I think more about this phenomenon and perceive the situation on the streets and in society through different eyes“, noted a municipal court judge in Sarajevo, one of the participants in the first...

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