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The Management Board Accepts the Revised Programme "Strengthening the Social Protection and Inclusion System for Children in BiH"

Management Board of the Programme "Strengthening social protection and inclusion of children in BiH" has concluded that it is necessary to intensify activities on the implementation of the program to the remaining four months of his life were accomplished the goals. The Management Board on 23. Feb 2011 approved the revised program which has clearer defined key objectives and tasks and more realistic framework for their implementation.

The selected primary objectives were:  strengthening social protection and inclusion of children by enhancing the existing framework of policies, improvement of administrative structure and coordination of social protection and inclusion at all levels of government and further development of the municipal model of social protection and inclusion of children.

"Through the implementation of activities in 10 municipalities, 5 of the Federation and 5 in the Republika Srpska, we get an insight into the situation and needs when it comes to the demands posed by the system of social protection and inclusion. Experiences vary, but it is a value that is achieved through the writing program and thus will form a suitable model that can be applied to other municipalities across the country, "said Chairman of the Board SPIS Programme, Minister of Civil Affairs Sredoje Novic .

The Programme "Strengthening social protection and inclusion of children in BiH"  is a three-year program, supported by the European Union,  governments of Norway and United Kingdom and UNICEF, aims at fulfilling the conditions for accession to the European Union in the domain of social protection and child rights. The realization, along with UNICEF, included the Ministry of Civil Affairs and Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees, Department of Economic Planning, Entity and cantonal ministries responsible for social protection, health, education and human and child rights.



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