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Psycho-social counselling restores dignity to asylum-seekers

Psycho-social counselling restores dignity to asylum-seekers

Many asylum-seekers arriving to Bosnia and Herzegovina have experienced pain, suffering, violence and other severe traumatic experiences, either in their country of origin or on the way. BiH authorities, with the help of the international community and civil society,...

Legal Aid, support to BiH asylum system

Legal Aid, support to BiH asylum system

Since the beginning of the mixed movement situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina in January 2018, some 2,500 people registered their asylum claim with BiH authorities. Some had no other choice to legalise they stay in the country, but some genuinely wanted to end their...

World Refugee Day Marked in Temporary Reception Center Borići in Bihać

World Refugee Day Marked in Temporary Reception Center Borići in Bihać

On 18 June 2020, in the Temporary Reception Center Borići in Bihać (BiH), UNHCR, together with DRC and IOM Centre Management, organised a modest event gathering asylum-seekers and those awaiting registration of their asylum claim with BiH authorities to mark World Refugee Day.

Experts discuss solutions to end statelessness in BiH by 2024

Experts discuss solutions to end statelessness in BiH by 2024

The Round Table on plans to end statelessness in Bosnia and Herzegovina brought together representatives of relevant state, entity and canton-level ministries, government institutions, Brcko District, city and municipal authorities, centres for social welfare, Office of the BiH Ombudsman for Humans Rights, the EU Delegation in BiH, UNICEF and the OSCE.