The launch of the Informal Network of actors in the field of Media and Information Literacy

24 November 2022 Bosnia and Herzegovina

The launch of the Informal Network of actors in the field of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) in 2019 in Bosnia and Herzegovina represents an important step toward a systemic approach for the development and promotion of media and information literacy in the country. While the network has...

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Guidelines for the Development of Media Information Literacy Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

24 November 2022 Bosnia and Herzegovina

The “Guidelines for the Development of Media Information Literacy Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina” identifies key principles and defines guidelines to prepare a media information literacy (MIL) programme and its implementation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It offers a vision of the way ahead,...

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The Council of Europe assessed Bosnia and Herzegovina’s prison staff training needs on addressing radicalisation and violent extremism

18 November 2022 Sarajevo

The presentation of the results from the training needs assessment visit under the project "Ensuring Sustainable Penitentiary Actions in managing rehabilitation of violent extremist prisoners in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ESPA-VEP)" was held on 18 November, 2022 in Sarajevo. It featured the main...

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Joint meeting held between education institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia

9 November 2022 Zlatibor, Serbia

A joint meeting between the pedagogical institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and state educational institutions of the Republic of Serbia took place on 9 November 2022 in Zlatibor. The activity was organised in the framework of the Quality Education for All actions from Bosnia and Herzegovina...

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High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council endorses platform to enhance security of judicial officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina

10 November 2022 Sarajevo

The High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina endorsed the Platform to enhance safety and security of judicial office holders at its session held on 10 November 2022 in Sarajevo. This comprehensive document, developed over the past 12 months, sets out the current safety...

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Call for tenders: consultancy services consultancy services under the project ‘Initiative for Legal Certainty and Efficient Judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Phase III'

8 November 2022 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a project: ‘“Initiative for Legal Certainty and Efficient Judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Phase III”’, funded through the voluntary contribution of Kingdom of Norway. The Project is aimed at reinforcing the capacities of representatives of the...

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Cantonal ministries of interior in Bosnia and Herzegovina intensify efforts to prevent ill-treatment in custody

4 November 2022 Mostar

Senior managing police officers from the Federal Police Administration and all 10 Cantonal Ministries of Interior met on 4 November 2022 in Mostar. Police commissioners and Heads of Sectors for Uniform Police agreed on the implementation of the operational procedures for dealing with suspects and...

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Call for proposals for a deliberative process at the local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina

3 November 2022 Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is launching a call to co-fund a local project/action aimed at enhancing citizen participation and fostering innovative co-creation in local decision-making through the organisation of a tailored deliberative process in a...

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2 November - International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

2 November 2022 Bosnia and Herzegovina

According to the Council of Europe Platform for the protection of journalism and safety of journalists, in 2022 the continent saw 248 alerts regarding the threats to safety and integrity of journalists, while 105 journalists are currently being detained or imprisoned. Alongside other acts with a...

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Second training on human trafficking for health care professionals in Bosnia and Herzegovina

24 - 25 October 2022 Igman

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action "Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Bosnia and Herzegovina" continued the capacity building for health care professionals with a second session on 24 and 25 October, in Igman. The twenty-eight health care professionals...

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Educational institutions representatives from Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina exchanged ideas at the final Steering Committee Meeting

27 October 2022 Kotor, Montenegro

The Quality Education for All actions from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia held its final Steering Committee Meeting on 27 October 2022 in Kotor, Montenegro. This was a perfect opportunity for beneficiary representatives from all three countries to meet up and exchange ideas and...

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The Council of Europe ensures systematic, comprehensive, and measurable Human Rights Education for legal professionals

1 November 2022 Bosnia and Herzegovina

To this end, the Council of Europe held two trainings within the Initial Training Program for the 28 newly appointed judges in cooperation with the Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Centres of FBiH and RS. The trainings were delivered in accordance with the newly developed Human Rights Training...

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The achievements of regional co-operation on freedom of expression and freedom of the media discussed in Montenegro

20 October 2022 Budva, Montenegro

The Closing Conference of the joint European Union and Council of Europe action “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)” has brought together the main partners and beneficiaries of the action. It was attended by representatives of legal professions and their...

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Strengthening national minorities’ languages and cultures with the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe

19 OCTOBER 2022 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

46 topographic signs in the national minority languages were presented in Prnjavor, Srbac, Gradiška and Laktaši last week. The signs, placed with the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe, vary from those having traditional place names in respective national minority language to...

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Conference on Media and information literacy

25-25 October 2022 Sarajevo

What are the examples of good practices regarding the development of media and information literacy (MIL) and how can these examples be applied in the context of Bosnia and Herzegovina? What are fake news, clickbaits, disinformation and pseudo-science, and how can these terms be explained to...

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“Block the hatred; Share the love”: Discussion against hate speech and discrimination towards Roma people

27 OCTOBER 2022 Bijeljina

Representatives of the City of Bijeljina, its Roma community and other partners, with the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe jointly sent a message of condemning hate speech and discrimination towards Roma people yesterday in Bijeljina. They were discussing with pedestrians...

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Collecting equality data, developing policies and guidance among peers: Equality bodies across South/East Europe equipped with new tools to address hate speech

19 OCTOBER 2022 Strasbourg

The third and the final workshop on “Addressing hate speech through improving data collection” for equality bodies from Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership region took place on 18-19 October 2022, in Strasbourg. As the previous two events on this subject this year (June, July 2022), but...

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Keeping critical thinking while reasoning of civil judgements with the assistance of a consistent judicial practice

21 October 2022 Bosnia and Herzegovina

For the purpose of ensuring the proper delivery of justice and setting up safeguards against arbitrary adjudication, two-days training on legal reasoning and legal drafting in civil cases was organised on 13 -14 October 2022. To this end, 16 judges, within their continuous training, exercised...

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European Anti-Trafficking Day: States must urgently tackle human trafficking for labour exploitation

18 OCTOBER 2022 Europe

On the occaision of European Anti-Trafficking Day, tihe Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has stressed the urgency of tackling the growing menace of trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation. Helga Gayer, President of GRETA, said:...

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European Anti-trafficking Day celebrated in Neum

18 October 2022 Neum

The European Anti-trafficking Day, 18 October, was celebrated as part of the XV Annual Symposium of Prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The joint action of the European Union and the Council of Europe “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Bosnia and Herzegovina" organised a...

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