Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina
28 oct. 2022 13:47:00
Strengthening national minorities’ languages and cultures with the support of the European Union and the Council of EuropeBOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 19 OCTOBER 2022
46 topographic signs in the national minority languages were presented in Prnjavor, Srbac,...
27 oct. 2022 16:31:00
“Block the hatred; Share the love”: Discussion against hate speech and discrimination towards Roma peopleBijeljina 27 OCTOBER 2022
Representatives of the City of Bijeljina, its Roma community and other partners, with the support...
26 oct. 2022 09:45:00
Collecting equality data, developing policies and guidance among peers: Equality bodies across South/East Europe equipped with new tools to address hate speechStrasbourg 19 OCTOBER 2022
The third and the final workshop on “Addressing hate speech through improving data collection”...
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"