Sarajevo, April 08, 2021 – Implementation Framework for Sustainable Development Goals in Bosnia and Herzegovina is adopted by the Council of Ministers, following its adoption by the Government of the Federation of BiH (February 04), as well as the Governments of the Republic of Srpska and Brčko District of BiH.
In September 2015, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with 192 member states of the United Nations, committed to implementation of the 2030 Agenda, which consists of 17 goals and 169 sub-goals for sustainable development. Agenda 2030 is an action plan for the well-being and prosperity of people and planet. Its goal is to strengthen universal peace, while achieving greater freedoms for all people. This plan will be implemented by all countries, acting through partnership and cooperation. It is necessary to free humanity from tyranny, poverty and destitution, as well as for the planet to recover and protect itself.
Implementation Framework for Sustainable Development Goals in Bosnia and Herzegovina is based on an assessment of key development trends, opportunities and obstacles, especially in the context of the country’s accession to European Union. Document defines three directions of sustainable development:
1. Good governance and public sector management,
2. Smart growth,
3. Equal opportunities society,
Along with two horizontal subjects: human capital for the future and principle „No one left behind“.
The framework will serve to guide the ongoing and forthcoming strategic planning processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, reflecting the Republic of Srpska, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Development Strategy of FBiH 2021-2027 is fully in line with the Agenda 2030.