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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

4. Social Inclusion

Last update: 28 November 2023

Social inclusion in FBiH is in the jurisdictions of: the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, which has several sectors that cover social inclusion according to target group or competence, and the Ministry of Education and Science covers social inclusion in formal education through different sectors. Both ministries have lowered their responsibilities to a cantonal level.

In RS, the RS Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is in charge of social issues. The Ministry has a Department of Social, Family and Child Protection, which provides assistance in the development of policies to improve the social protection of children and youth, and support young people with disabilities for work training.

The BD Government has several departments that cover social inclusion depending on target group and field of interest, such as: Department of Displaced Persons, Refugees and Housing, Department of Education and Department of Health and Other Services.

NGO's efforts on social inclusion in BiH are visible through projects implemented with different target groups.