International Women’s Day 2021: COVID-19 pandemic is a major challenge for gender equality

Ahead of International Women's Day, the Commission published its 2021 report on gender equality in the EU, that shows the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women.

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Statement by the European Commission ahead of International Women’s Day 2021

“The past year was a difficult one. The COVID-19 pandemic has spared nobody, and was particularly challenging for women around the world. Docto...

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Police officers from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, spark a movement to fight violence against women

In the north-eastern Tuzla canton from BiH, a campaign based on behavior impact has brought about changes in the cantonal law enforcement when it comes to combating domestic violence and violence against women.

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World NGO Day: Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell

Around the world, NGOs, civil society and human rights defenders protect and promote human rights, democracy, as well as sustainable and inclusiv...

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EU and BiH hold 5th PAR Special Group on 25 February 2021

The 5th meeting of the Special Group on Public Administration Reform (PAR) for Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) took place on 25 February 2021, opened by the Chair of the BiH Council of Ministers, Mr Zoran Tegeltija, and Ms Genoveva Calavera, Director of the Western Balkans of the Directorate General on Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations of the European Commission (DG NEAR). The meeting was co-chaired by Mr Josip Grubeša, Minister of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Ms Michela Matuella, Deputy Director for the Western Balkans and Head of Unit for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina at DG NEAR.

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Cyber-attacks on online media endanger media freedom in BiH

Following the recent hacker attacks on media portals Žurnal and Buka, the European Union Delegation to BiH and European Union Special Representa...

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Skills gap growing in EU neighbourhood

The European Training Foundation today launched a new study entitled “Changing skills for a changing world”.

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Fighting coronavirus: Over one million BAM from the EU to help the health sector in the Tuzla Canton

A year has passed since the early steps in setting up the Respiratory Centre – Department for Treatment of Severe Cases of COVID-19 Infection at the University and Clinical Centre in Tuzla.

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New EU project to support readiness for vaccination efforts and better health systems in the Western Balkans

The European Union in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a new regional project worth over €7 million to support...

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Joint Op-ed by EU Ambassador in BiH Johann Sattler, US Ambassador in BiH Eric Nelson and Head of OSCE Mission to BiH Kathleen Kavalec on electoral reform

You have heard us say that 2021 should be a year of action – a window for delivering on long-awaited reforms needed bo...

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