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State of Environment Report in BiH 2012

State of Environment Report in BiH 2012 was made in the framework of the UN Joing Programme “Mainstreaming environmental governance: linking local and national action in BiH”, financed from the funds of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain, through the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F) and implemented by five UN agencies. The report is a result of a joint effort of over 40 institutions in the country to consolidate and analyse key environmental data in one document.

The report serves as a background document for decision-makers on the state and trends of the environment, provides a number of targeted policy options and contributes to science-based decision-making and sustainable environmental governance in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

It is anticipated that the document will facilitate cooperation between the Entities and considerably enhance future implementation of environmental policies.


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