Bosnia and Herzegovina resources

  1. ILO provided assistance for the creation of 550 new jobs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    08 April 2019

    The job creation project funded by EU and implemented by ILO facilitated the establishment of 19 local employment partnerships in BiH which trained more than 1,600 unemployed persons. A third of them have already been placed into new jobs and the approach is being replicated by other countries in the region.

  2. Promoting Inclusive Labour Market Solutions in the Western Balkans

    26 March 2019

    The overall objective of the project is to make national and local labour markets more inclusive. The project seeks to ensure that labour market institutions at the national and local levels have improved capacities to design and implement, in partnership with the private sector and the civil society, inclusive policies and programmes for individuals at risk of social and labour market exclusion.

  3. © AFP/Europress 2019

    Strengthening social protection for the future of work—extending the social security to workers in non-standard employment

    19 March 2019

    Europe has been experiencing a growing diversification in working arrangements, as exemplified through the decline of standard employment and the significant growth of non-standard forms of employment. These developments were discussed at a recent Conference "Automation, jobs and the future of work: understanding political and economic consequences" organized by the New Direction Foundation.

  4. Local employment partnerships in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    08 January 2019

    As one component of the EU Programme for Local Development and Employment, this ILO implemented project seeks to foster sustainable and partnership-driven active labour market frameworks at the local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina for an increased access to formal employment, particularly in flood-affected areas.

  5. Voices from the World of Work from Bosnia and Herzegovina

    08 January 2019

    On the occasion of the ILO Centenary, in the ‘Voices from the World of Work’ series we interviewed social partners in Bosnia and Herzegovina to hear their thoughts on the organization and the Future of Work. Jelena Prohaska (Senior Researcher at the Agency for Enterprise Development), Slavica Vućić Vojnović (Chief of Labour and Employment Section, Ministry of Civil Affairs) and Saša Aćić (Director, Union of Association of Employers) shared their views.

  6. © ILO/Márton Kovács 2019

    Teaching modern vocations: a visit to the Hungarian VET system

    30 October 2018

    On 27 September, 2018, a group of ILO constituents from the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine, participants of the ILO Regional Research Seminar, visited the Budapest Complex Center of Vocational Training (BCCVT) and Manfréd Weiss Vocational School, situated in an industrial complex outside Budapest. Participants gained an insight into Hungary’s TVET-system and specifically into the innovative teaching methods applied at this school.

  7. How do I promote decent work?—Constituents’ voices

    29 October 2018

    On 25-28 September, 2018 the ILO brought together a group of its constituents in Central and Eastern Europe for a training on key labour market and social policy issues in the region. The objective of the training was to provide participants with the latest evidence in order to support them in their role as advocates for the decent work agenda.

  8. To strengthen Bosnia and Herzegovina capacity for generating growth and employment through support to competitiveness and innovation

    26 July 2018

    The ILO, in partnership with UNDP and the German Development Agency (GIZ), implements an EU-funded project to give a financial boost to private companies, farmers and entrepreneurs in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Through the project, companies can apply for development funds. Local institutions will receive technical assistance to create a supporting environment for the private sector. Small and start-up businesses, young enterpreneurs, rural women and vulnerable groups will benefit with an overall goal to make them competitive, encourage innovation and job creation.

  9. Sub-regional network of Labour Dispute Agencies meet in Serbia

    19 July 2018

    An average of approx. 3,000 cases are handled every year by Alternative Dispute Resolution Agencies in Western Balkans, with a settlement rate of approx. 70 %. The vast majority are individual disputes related to dismissal and non-payment of wages. The ILO organized the third Annual Meeting of the Eastern European network of these agencies on 4-6 July, 2018 in Arandjelovac, Serbia exchanging on how to further scale up these services.

  10. © AP/Vadim Ghirda 2019

    Peer-to-peer learning to make employment services more inclusive in the Western Balkans

    12 July 2018

    Practitioners and decision-makers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia gathered in Budapest on 25-26 June 2018 to participate in the closing event of the first peer-learning programme for public employment agencies from the region.