The 2016 Amendments to the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination have brought a significantly improved legal framework in BiH in this field.
The 2016 Amendments to the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination have brought a significantly improved legal framework in BiH in this field, aligning it further with the relevant EU directives, and removing numerous shortcomings identified in the previous version of the Law. This Memorandum, first, briefly presents the changes and improvements. Second, it points out some of the key areas and issues that the amendments do not tackle and which will form the framework for the future reform of the comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation in BiH.
The publication in local languages is available HERE.
The publication is published within the project “Equality for All: Civil Society Coalition against Discrimination“, and is implemented in cooperation with Mediacentar Sarajevo, Analitika – Center for Social Research, Rights for All and Vaša prava BiH. This project is financed by USAID and Open Society Fund Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This publication is published by the generous support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this Commentary are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.