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Strengthening of Public Institutions
in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The strategy of the Programme for Strengthening of Public Institutions is to close the enormous gap that exists between the objectives and the standards of the Public Administration Reform Strategy and their implementation.

September 23, 2015


Public Administration Reform Coordinator’s Office in B&H was established by the Decision of the Council of Ministers in October 2004, following the recommendation of the Feasibility Study for B&H. Establishment of the Office was thus a response to the needs of citizens for a more efficient and more accountable public administration, capable to accept the […]


July 8, 2013

Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance

The Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance was established by the Framework Law on Higher Education in BiH as an independent administrative organization. The work of the Agency is independent and public. The independent work of the Agency in relation to the competences for external quality assurance is achieved by legal, transparent […]


Agency for Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary Education of BiH

Agency for Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary Education (APOSO) started its operation in 2009. The Agency’s work is advisory in nature and its role is to provide advice to the relevant ministries in line with conclusions and recommendations based on conducted evaluations. An operative plan was made in 2011 on the basis of discussions and workshops […]


Directorate for European Integration

The Directorate for European Integration (DEI) is an expert body of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The Directorate is coordinating the European integration process at the state level (horizontal coordination) and between the state institutions and entities (vertical coordination). It produces a variety of information, analyses, reports and strategic documents necessary […]


Civil Service Agency

As part of its support to the BiH public administration reform the SPI Program assist the Civil Service Agency in expanding their training offer in areas that are of common interest to all civil servants. Topics for new training offers will be selected based on the Agency´s Training Needs Analysis carried out in 2012 and […]


Public Procurement Agency and Procurement Review Body

Effective and transparent public procurement processes are crucial not only for BiH’s Euro-Atlantic integration of BiH, but also for the legitimacy of the State of BiH as a whole. Public procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been the focus of the international community for a relatively long time. Strengthening capacities of the Public Procurement […]


Statistics Agency

Authorities in charge of statistics tend to operate low-profile, maintaining an aura of dry, in times even boring, professionalism. At the same time, however, these institutions are essential for a proper functioning of a modern country, as they provide and keep up to date basic information without which meaningful planning in politics and administration would […]


Central Bank of BiH

Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CBBH) enjoys a good reputation and a great deal of trust, not just with Bosnia’s people and the business community, but also internationally. That is quite an achievement for an institution that has only been around for less than two decades. To a large extent, the success is due to […]