Representatives of BiH Civil Society Initative for UPR, an informal coalition coordinated by Sarajevo Open Centre, participated last month at a panel within the pre-session wich is the part of third UPR (Universal Periodic Review) cycle, where they talked about the implementation of the recommendations of the previous UPR cycle and the current human rights … Continued
Rasim Ibrahimagic will represent Sarajevo Open Centre (SOC) and talk about Bosnia and Herzegovina at a panel within the pre-session wich is the part of third UPR (Universal Periodic Review) cycle, that will be held in early October in Geneva. The SOC, together with other civil society representatives in BiH, will talk about the implementation … Continued
In the last four years Bosnia and Herzegovina faced many challenges which had an effect on the protection of human rights of the BiH citizens – numerous irregularities and complaints on the election process during the general and local elections, failure to comply with the verdicts of the European Court of Human Rights, freedom of … Continued
As it was announced in December 2018, Sarajevo Open Centre (SOC) has joined the process of promoting human rights protection through the United Nations mechanism – the Universal Periodic Review.
Yesterday, on January 24, info session was organized by the Sarajevo Open Centre entitled “Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the state of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina”. At this info session we presented the UPR cycle and its importance for the enhancement of human rights, future plans and activities that will be conducted by BiH institutions and civil society organizations as part of this cycle.
In the premises of the Sarajevo Open Centre, on January 24, an initial meeting was held with the representatives of civil society organizations, which showed interest in participating in the preparation of an alternative report on the state of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This report is submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN) within the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of the State of Human Rights (UPR).
Sarajevo Open Centre invites you to an info session on the „Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the State of Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina“, which will be held on January 24, 2019 (Thursday) beginning at 11.00h at Hotel Europe in Sarajevo, Vladislava Skarića 5.
On behalf of the 150 civil society organizations in BiH, today in Sarajevo TRIAL, MyRight and Justice Network presented some of the key recommendations of the Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations. This relatively new instrument of the United Nations considers and assesses the state of human rights in all countries.