Strengthening the role of the Human Rights Ombudsperson in the fight against discrimination

The protection of human rights was in the focus of the conference “Advocacy for Human Rights and Non-Discrimination by National Human Rights Institutions in the Western Balkans” which was organized in Sarajevo by the European Union and the Council of Europe.

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New generation of young educators about gender-based violence

Bosnian excursion site Zlača, near Tuzla, became the center of children’s activities planned as a part of the project “Stronger Voice of Gir...

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Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2018

Around the world, pressure is increasing against freedom of speech, against civic space, through violent attacks, forced...

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Migrant smuggling: Council approves a set of measures to fight smuggling networks

The EU is cracking down on migrant smuggling. Today, the Council approved a comprehensive and operational set of measures with a law enforcement focus to step up the fight against migrant smuggling networks. This follows a call by EU leaders at their meeting in October.

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Cross-border cooperation Action Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro for the years 2018-2020 adopted

The Commission is allocating €3.5 million to provide assistance for cross-border cooperation operations between Bosnia Herzegovina and Monteneg...

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Cultural Heritage as inspiration for women entrepreneurs

This is exactly what I needed," an entrepreneur from Gracanica, Azemina Ahmedbegovic, says at the end of the cultural heritage exhibition organized by the Association of Business Women in BiH in Sarajevo on Wednesday, 5 December 2018.

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Fight against antisemitism: Council declaration

The Council today approved a declaration on the fight against antisemitism and the development of a common security approach to better protect Je...

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