Given the events of the past year and period, it is nearly impossible to provide a comprehensive assessment of the human rights situation of LGBTI people. The lack of a systematic approach by the state and its bodies to addressing the situation of LGBTI people is already a recurring issue, as best exemplified by the … Continued
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Emina Bošnjak, Vladana Vasić, Darko Pandurević, Liam Isić, Jozo Blažević, Lejla Huremović
Pink Report 2018 – Annual Report on the State of Human Rights of LGBTI People in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Report covers the period from January 2017 to the end of April 2018.
Sarajevo: Sarajevo Open Centre.
Sarajevo Open Centre is honored to invite you to attend a thematic conference which will be held on 7th of May 2018. within the framework of the program for 17th of May, the International Day for Combating Homophobia and Transphobia.
In February we have organized two events for the LGBTI community.
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.
The main goal of this training was to introduce the judiciary community with the promotion of anti-discrimination and criminal law and practice in the field of human rights protection with emphasize on LGBTI persons as a marginalized social group, important for their work in judicial institutions.
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.
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
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.
Beginning this week, on the 13th and 14th of February, training about the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and intersex (LGBTI) people was held for the representatives of Coordination Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina for Monitoring the Implementation of Gender Action Plan for the period of 2013-2017.