On the Importance of Managing Human Resources

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Administration and human resources was the topic of the fourth training intended for grantees of USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity (PPMG), and other NGOs dealing with issues of marginalized groups.

30,000 BAM for Education and Sport

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Through in-kind grants, USAID/PPMG supported the Women’s University Volleyball Club STUDENT UNTZ from Tuzla, Alliance of Paraplegics and Persons with Poliomyelitis of FBiH, Swimming Club SPID from Sarajevo, and the Fire Department “Vogošća”.

How to Establish an Adequate Financial Management System?

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A workshop on financial management was held in Ilidža, on April 3-5, 2018, within the third cycle of trainings intended for grantees od USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity and other interests CSOs dealing with problems of marginalized groups in BiH.

Bridge of Umbrellas for Promoting Rights of Families of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

29748102 10155588495638651 1325173935 oOn 27 March, 2018, one of Sarajevo's bridges celebrated diversity. The Eiffel bridge in Skenderija, covered in colorful umbrellas, was opened by the BiH track and field athlete Amel Tuka, reporter Mimo Šahinpašić and Director of the Association of Families of Children and Persons with Disabilities “Dajte nam šansu” Ines Kavalec, marking the beginning of „Family Rules“ – a campaign on social responsibility.

The bridge, a symbol of diversity and the importance of protecting the rights of children and persons with disabilities and providing support to their families was opened on the seventh birthday of the Association of Families of Children and Persons with Disabilities “Dajte nam šansu”.

Who Provides Care for People with Developmental Disabilities in Sarajevo Canton and FBiH?

sumeroDeinstitutionalization is necessary and obligatory, both in Sarajevo Canton and in entire BiH. This was one of the conclusions from the workshop “Empowering the process of deinstitutionalization of persons with disabilities in Sarajevo Canton”, held by SUMERO on March 20 and 21, 2018 in Konjic. 

The workshop included representatives of cantonal Ministries for Social Protection and social protection institutions, who are key actors in improving and developing the process of deinstitutionalizing persons with disabilities, presenting example of good practice showing that persons with intellectual disabilities and other types of disabilities can be functional outside of closed institutions, if they are provided with adequate support.

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Service Center "Dajte nam šansu"

27 November 2015

The opening of the Service Center «Dajte nam šansu – Svjetlice» heralds the beginning of a new stage for equal members of the BiH society – children and persons with...

No Welfare Dependency - Contributing to Society as Employed Young People

01 February 2017

Children without parental care belong to one of the most vulnerable marginalized groups in BiH, and as such deserve special care and attention. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are between...

Childhood Passion Turned Into Business: Silvana’s Cakes on Tables all Across BiH

22 December 2017

Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it...

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USEFUL INFORMATION

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH

11 June 2015

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH – KOMA is currently conducting two campaigns of public advocating: 1) Establishing minimal social security and equal opportunities and 2) Regulating extra-institutional support for...

Strategy for Implementation of Istanbul Convention Adopted: Entities and Cantons Must take Harder Stance Towards Combating Violence Against Women

24 July 2015

Sarajevo Open Center applauds the adoption of the Framework Strategy for the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in BiH for...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

21 December 2015

As an organization that is thoroughly dedicated to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as to promoting inclusion and equal rights for all, «Dajte nam...

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