20.02.2019.

First Meeting of the Coordination Board for Drafting of Federation BiH Development Strategy 2021 – 2027

Following the decision of the Government of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the creation of Federation BiH Development Strategy, made at its 156th session, the Federal Institute  for Development Programming, as the coordinator of the Strategy creation, organized the first meeting of the Coordination Board for Drafting of Federation BiH Development Strategy. This Board represents the highest advisory and working body of the Government of Federation BiH in the process of drafting and harmonizing of the strategic document. Since it gathers representatives of all levels of government in the Federation BiH, its formation operationalises the vertical and horizontal coordination of the Strategy drafting process. With the organisation of the first meeting of the Coordination Board, started the process of creation of the Federation BiH Development Strategy 2012-2027.

Ljubiša Đapan, Director of FZZPR and his Deputies, Nijaz Avdukić and Rijad Kovač, presented the importance of a planned approach to the economic and social development of the society, as well as the role and tasks of Coordination Board members in creation of the FBiH development plan till 2027. Ivana Mišković, Advisor of Prime Minister of the Government of Canton 10, is elected to be the Chairman of the Board for Coordination of Drafting of the Federation BiH Development Strategy, and her Deputy is Nijaz Avdukić, Deputy Director for Development Planning, FZZPR.

During the meeting the process and methodology of the creation of the Federation Development Strategy were presented and discussed, as well as the required working bodies, and the planned deadlines.

The Coordination Board for Drafting of the Federation Development Strategy consists of representatives of the Federation BiH Prime Minister Office, the Federal Institute for Development Programming, representatives of 11 Federal Ministries (secretaries and/or civil servants in charge of strategic planning), the General Secretariat of the Government of the Federation, the heads of bodies responsible for development planning (where there are no bodies, the Cantonal Prime Ministers are delegating representatives), Union of Municipalities and Cities of the Federation BiH, Gender Center of Federation BiH, Federal Bureau of Statistics and Employers Associations.

The Development Strategy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is an integrated, multisectoral strategic document defining public policies and guiding the economic and social development of the Federation. The process of the Strategy creation is coordinated by the Federal Institute, while the working bodies and coordination mechanisms ensure the participation of institutions from the levels of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Federation, cantons, local self-government units, the business community, the non-governmental sector and other socio-economic actors and interested parties.

 

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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