News

20/04/2021
Continued Swedish support for the next stage of inclusion for LGBTI and gender equality in BiH

The Embassy of Sweden signed an agreement with Sarajevo Open Centre in support of the organization’s Strategic Plan 2021-2023. Sarajevo Open Centre continues with its leading...

31/03/2021
International Trans Visibility Day – 31 March 2021

Transgender persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina cannot exercise their rights – legal gender recognition is possible only after complete medical gender reassignment, and...

18/03/2021
Civil society organisations to the Ministry of Justice of BiH: Withdraw the Preliminary Draft Law on Freedom of Access to Information for revision

Civil society organisations call on the Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Ministry) to withdraw the Preliminary Draft Law on Freedom of Access to Information for...

12/03/2021
With the Support of the European Union Towards Quality Inclusive Psycho-social Support for LGBTI Persons in Tuzla

As part of the project “Regionalising LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and access to mental health services in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, funded by the European...

09/03/2021
Conference on the Rights of Intersex Children: The Importance of Inclusive Health and Legal Care

Sarajevo Open Centre (SOC) organized a conference entitled “Between the Sexes and Reality: The Rights of Intersex Children in the Healthcare System of Bosnia and...

11/02/2021
Universal Periodic Review Recommendations Monitoring Instrument: Proposal by Civil Society Organisations

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2006. It is a unique peer review mechanism that reviews the human rights situation of all...