Tag: human rights of LGBTI people

Module on hate crime in the permanent education of Zeničko-Dobojski and Tuzlanski Canton Ministry of Interior

The Zeničko-Dobojski Canton MoI officially informed us that in the period from 27 September – 14 November 2017 all the police officers will go through the education on hate crime. The same news we got from Tuzla Canton MoI – that the education is going to be implemented from September 2017, and that it will continue in 2018 as well. We are happy that the MoIs have recognized the importance of the education of police officers on hate crime.

Invitation for media to the Press Conference: presentation of the Pink Report 2017

We invite you to the press conference of Sarajevo Open Centre that will take place on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 at 11 A.M. at the square in front of the Parliament of Federation BiH, where we will present the main findings from the Pink Report 2017 – the Annual Report on the state of Human Rights of LGBTI persons in BiH, that gives an overview of the state of human rights of LGBTI persons for the period from January 2016 to April 2017.

UN Human Rights Council reviews the obligations of BiH: overview of the state of the human rights of LGBTI persons and recommendations for further action

On March 13 and 15, United Nations Human Rights Council will carry out a review of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s realisation of obligations in accordance with the International covenant on civil and political rights. Accordingly, Sarajevo Open Centre referred a submission on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding human rights of LGBTI persons and suggested recommendations … Continued

Conference „It is Time for EQUALITY“: Protection of the right to self-determination – Legal recognition of gender identity

Second panel discussion was called Protection of the right to self-determination – Legal recognition of gender identity. Panelists were from Croatia, Serbia, Denmark and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Naida Kučukalić was moderating the discussion. In the opening statements panelists explained key terms related to this topic and presented their experiences regarding gender identity and legal recognition, pinpointed main problems of transgender persons and gave their opinions and views how to solve the problems transgender people face.

They care: What messages did famous persons send out from Merlinka Festival

Last Saturday, International Queer Film Festival Merlinka closed its doors for the fifth time. This year, there was record attendance of over 500 people. In the attendance there were some well-known people from political and public life. With some of them we managed to have a talk and here are some of their messages.