Training Completed on Project Cycle Management – Writing Project Proposals

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The training on the topic Project Cycle Management – Writing Project Proposals, intended for USAID/PPMG grantees and other interested civil society organizations focused on addressing issues of marginalized groups in BiH was held on March 13-15, 2018 in Teslić.

Early Detection of Disorders for Improving Child Development


28407501 10155485283543651 1215328492 oEarly detection of disorders in children can prevent numerous problems – these are the words that started the two-day conference held on 23 February 2018, called “Achievements and Perspectives in Improving the Early Growth and Development of Children – Early Detection and Intervention”.

The conference organized by the Association EDUS – Education for All, in cooperation with UNICEF and USAID was attended by 80 pediatricians, pedagogues, psychologists, teachers and other professionals in the field of early growth and development.

Training Held on Legal and Organizational Structures

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The third cycle of trainings intended for PPMG grantees and other interested local CSOs focused on improving the position of marginalized groups in BiH started with a training on the topic Legal and Organizational Structure. The training was held in Ilidža, from February 20 to February 22, 2018. 

96 Marginalized Women Provided with Jobs

Livno1USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity supported the launching and development of 96 businesses owned by marginalized women.

These are businesses launched by women with disabilities, mothers of persons with disabilities, women living in rural areas, women victims of violence and unemployed young women in Konjic, Teslić, Tešanj, Zvornik, Rudo, Prijedor, Livno, Kalinovik and Visoko.

Mirza Halilčević from Tuzla won the “Pero poštovanja” award

pero postovanja 2Mirza Halilčević from Tuzla won the “Pero poštovanja” award. He wrote the best piece promoting LGBTI rights and culture in BiH called “Autohomophobia – Personal and Political Challenge and Hindrance”.

“Pero poštovanja” is an award given by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in cooperation with the Association for Democratic Initiatives , as an activity of the project (In)visible minorities – Zero Tolerance to Discrimination of LGBT Persons.


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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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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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