Bosnia and Herzegovina
           

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning Bosnia and Herzegovina. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - Action plans
Gender action plan of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2013-2017
Gender Equality Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees
Published: Sarajevo : Gender Equality Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2013
In: Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina ; 98/13


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Material type: action plan
Subject: national action plan - gender equality - anti-discrimination
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Report of the Secretary-General : programme of activities for the International Year for People of African Descent
United Nations (UN). General Assembly
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 7 September 2011
(Promotion and protection of human rights : human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms)

Meeting: Human Rights Council (20th session : Geneva, 18 June - 6 July 2012)
Meeting: United Nations General Assembly (66th session : New York, NY, 13 September 2010 - 12 December 2011)


Doc.no. A/66/342


The report also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


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Material type: report
Subject: anti-discrimination - anti-racism - human rights - United Nations
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Lithuania - Serbia - Ukraine
Latest - IGO reports
Third report on Bosnia and Herzegovina (adopted on 6 December 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 28 February 2017
(Fifth round reports)


Doc.no. CR(2017)2


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Material type: report about specific country/ies
Subject: racism - discrimination - hate speech - ethnicity - segregation - education - national human rights institutions - hate crime - homophobia
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Hate monitor
OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Published: Sarajevo : OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, 27 January 2017

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Material type: report - periodical
Subject: hate crime - data collection - victims
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Latest - State submitted reports
Ninth to eleventh periodic reports of States parties due in 2014 : Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Nations (UN). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 18 November 2013
(Consideration of reports submitted by states parties under article 9 of the convention)

Meeting: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (86th session : Geneva, 27 April - 15 May 2015)


Doc.no. CERD/C/BIH/9-11


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - discrimination - minority rights - freedom of religion or belief - hate crime - education - anti-Gypsyism - national action plan
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Third report submitted by Bosnia and Herzegovina pursuant to article 25, paragraph 2 of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, received on 22 May 2012
Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 22 May 2012

Doc.no. ACFC/SR/III(2012)003


Other title: Third report by Bosnia and Herzegovina on legislative and other measures for the implementation of principles set in the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: minority rights - human rights - anti-discrimination - education - employment
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Latest - Tools & guides
Face to face with bias violence : guidelines for social workers
Kalibova, Klara ; Pawlik, Katarzyna ; Biháriová, Irena ; In IUSTITIA ; Nomada Association for Multicultural Society Integration ; People Against Racism (PAR) ; International Aid Network (IAN)
Published: Prague : In IUSTITIA ; Nomada Association for Multicultural Society Integration ; PAR ; IAN, 2016

ISBN 978-80-88172-04-8

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Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - assistance to victims - victims - access to justice - perpetrators - prosecution
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Czech Republic - Poland - Serbia - Slovakia

Understanding hate crimes
OSCE ODIHR ; OSCE Mission in Kosovo ; OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina ; OSCE Mission to Skopje ; OSCE Presence in Albania
Published: Warsaw : ODIHR, 9 December 2015

Albania country version
Bosnia and Herzegovina country version
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia country version
Kosovo edition
Ukraine country version

Also about Kosovo.

Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - law enforcement
Country coverage: Albania - Bosnia and Herzegovina - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Ukraine
Latest - Other reports & documents
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe
Scharbrodt, Oliver (ed.) ; Akgönül, Samim (ed.) ; Alibasic, Ahmet (ed.) ; Nielsen, Joergen S. (ed.) ; Racius, Egdunas (ed.)
Published: Boston ; Leiden : Brill, December 2016

ISBN 978-90-04-33602-5
ISSN 1877-1432


Material type: annual report
Subject: Islamophobia - freedom of religion or belief - freedom of expression - media - religious symbols - religion - education
Country coverage: Albania - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Malta - Moldova - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom

Antisemitism worldwide 2014 : general analysis (draft)
Tel Aviv University. Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism
Published: Tel Aviv : Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, 13 April 2015

Other title: Antisemitism and racism : general analysis.
The report also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


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Material type: report
Subject: anti-Semitism - hate crime - discrimination - racism - Holocaust denial - anti-Gypsyism
Country coverage: Austria - Belgium - Ireland - Sweden - Norway - Denmark - Czech Republic - Portugal - Poland - Italy - Switzerland - Serbia - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Croatia - Bulgaria - Netherlands - Russian Federation - Ukraine - Belarus - Lithuania - Moldova - Azerbaijan - Turkey - Canada - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Romania - Slovakia - Spain - United Kingdom - United States

Holocaust Memorial Days



National specialized institutions

Human Rights Ombudsman
Main Office, Ravnogorska br.18
78000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +387 51 303 992
Fax: +387 51 303 992
Email: bl.ombudsmen@ombudsmen.gov.ba
Website: http:/​/​www.ombudsmen.gov.ba

Ombudsman of Republika Srpska - Human Rights Protector
Kralja Alfonsa XIII br. 21
78000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +387 51 311-797, 303-451
Fax: +387 51 313-578
Email: ombudsman@blic.net
Website: http:/​/​www.ombudsmen.rs.ba/