Press Release

Successful Meeting Between United Nations and the Minister of Communications and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina

21 November 2023

Today, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, dr. Ingrid Macdonald, hosted a productive meeting with the Minister of Communications and Transport, Mr. Edin Forto, and the United Nations Team at the UN House. 

The meeting focused on enhancing cooperation and support with the Ministry of Communications and Transport to advance the digital transformation and transport connectivity in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Minister Edin Forto opened the meeting with insightful remarks, emphasizing the importance of the United Nations’ support in achieving the Ministry’s goals. The meeting featured presentations of joint activities from United Nations agencies including IOM, ITU, UNECE, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNESCO and UN Women.

The United Nations presented a comprehensive overview of activities relevant to digital transformation and connectivity, cybersecurity, inclusivity and equality in the digital age, road safety and urban mobility.

The meeting is an important step in strengthening the partnership between the United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ministry of Communications and Transport, paving the way for impactful initiatives that align with the priorities of the Ministry of Communications and Transportation and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina, reflecting the commitment to leave no one behind across the country.

Ajla Becirspahic

Ajla Bećirspahić

Communications and Advocacy Officer

UN entities involved in this initiative

International Organization for Migration
International Telecommunication Union
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children’s Fund

Goals we are supporting through this initiative