Second Meeting of Society of Practitioners in Long-Term Planning in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo, November 27, 2018- The second meeting of Society of Practitioners in Long-Term Sectoral Planning was held. The society has a goal to enable exchange of experiences in the area of long-term sectoral planning in Bosnia and Hercegovina, as well to implement the European Commission’s recommendations in relation to creation of the methodology for long-term planning, and sectoral strategies development.

Participants were representatives of institutions dealing with long-term planning as well as representatives of institutions that have been involved in the preparation of sectoral strategies at all levels of government in Bosnia and Hercegovina (state, entity, cantonal and municipal) over the past period. Representatives of the Central Bosnia Canton and Gradačac and Novo Sarajevo municipalities presented their experiences in the Federation of BiH. The representatives of the Delegation of the European Union and the European Commission in Bosnia and Herzegovina also attended the meeting.

The second meeting of the Society was organized jointly by the Public Administration Reform Coordinator's Office of BiH and the Directorate for Economic Planning of BiH. It is supported by the Program for Strengthening of Public institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, implemented by the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Bosnia and Herzegovina on behalf of the Federal Government of Germany.

FBiH in numbers

Indicator 2014 2013 2012 2011
Unemployment rate - poll 29,5 28,6 28,3 25,6
Unemployment rate - administrative 48,5 48,2 48,1 45,0
GDP in mil. KM 16.150 15.150 15.250 16.850
Inflation in % 2,0 2,5 3,6 1,2
The most developed canton in FBiH KS KS ZHK ZDK
Average net wage in FBiH 825 820 819 798
Natural increase in FBiH -580 150 -208 -350

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