Policy brief

Active Labour Market Policies in BiH: From Direct Employment to Strengthening the Employability of Jobseekers

2016

Active labor market policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina are still underdeveloped and their efficiency is low. Analitika’s new policy brief Active Labour Market Policies in BiH: From Direct Employment to Strengthening the Employability of Jobseekers presents international trend in the field of active labor market policies.

Policy Memo

International Assistance and Media Democratization in the Western Balkans: Lessons Learned

2016

Policy memo „International Assistance and Media Democratization in the Western Balkans: Lessons Learned“ provides an overview of receiving support from the International Community and its impact on the process of democratization of the media in the Western Balkans.

Blog

The Future of Public Service Broadcasting in the Western Balkans: The Need for a New paradigm

Davor Marko
2016

Public Service Broadcasters (PSB) in the countries of the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia – are in crisis. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the state-level public broadcaster BHRT announced that it would stop broadcasting its programs in July 2016 due to the lack of funding, highlighting the deep structural crisis of the PSB system in the country. 1

Commentary

Protection from multiple discrimination: new challenges for courts and Ombudsmen Institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2016

The Draft Law on Amendments and Addenda to the Law on Prohibition of Discrimination, which passed at House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina (14. 07. 2016), defines aggravated forms of discrimination which includes multiple discrimination.

Policy brief

Public Procurement Monitoring in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Main Actors, Opportunities and Constraints

Public Procurement Monitoring in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Main Actors, Opportunities and ConstraintsTea Hadžiristić
2016

The economic and societal importance of public procurement, as well as the risk of corruption, make public procurement monitoring particularly important.

Policy brief

Internal procedures of protection from discrimination

Mario Reljanović
2016

The Draft Law on Amendments and Addenda to the Law on Prohibition of Discrimination proposes a provision which introduces internal procedures of protection as one of the mechanism for protection from discrimination.

Policy Memo

Recommendations for Public Procurement System in BiH Improvements

2016

Policy memo presents key results of conducted analysis and recommendations for public procurement system improvements. This document is organized by different aspects of the public procurement system.

Policy brief

Development in E-procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ivan Kutleša
2016

Policy brief “Development in E-procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina” summarizes report “Analysis of the E-procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina” written by author Ivan Kutleša.

Report

Analysis of the E-procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ivan Kutleša
2016

“Analysis of the E-procurement system in Bosnia and Herzegovina” is Analitika’s new publication written within the project “Open public procurement in BiH”. The main purpose of the paper is a systematic analysis of the current level of development of electronic public procurement in BiH.

Policy brief

Towards Greater Transparency of Public Procurement Contracts in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stanka Pejaković
2016

Policy brief “Towards Greater Transparency of Public Procurement Contracts in Bosnia and Herzegovina” is a summary of the report “Towards a More Transparent Public Procurement System in Bosnia and Herzegovina via Publishing of Contracts: a Legal Framework Analysis”.

Commentary

When can disparate treatment be justified?

Vanja Kovač
2016

Article 5 of the Ant-discriminatory Law determines general conditions for justifying disparate treatment as well as the list of concrete exemption from the principal of equal treatment. Considering the complexity of this topic, the question is do decision makers in this cases have relevant knowledge and information about the implementation of Article 5 of this Law.

Report

Towards a More Transparent Public Procurement System in Bosnia and Herzegovina via Publishing of Contracts: a Legal Framework Analysis

Stanka Pejaković
2016

Publication Towards a More Transparent Public Procurement System in Bosnia and Herzegovina via Publishing of Contracts: a Legal Framework Analysis is based on law analysis in Bosnian and Herzegovinian legislation, which refers to contract announcing in public procurement and announcing annexes of those contracts. 

Discussion Paper

Commentary on the Draft of Human Rights Ombudsman Law

2016

Current activities on passing new Human Rights Ombudsman Law in BiH are needed in order to strengthen status and independency of the institution. Text of the law draft, which was made by Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees in BiH, consists important advancements, but also opens many questions and leaves enough reasons to worry.
Policy brief

Open public data in Bosnia and Herzegovina: From idea to realization

2016

In Bosnia and Herzegovina there is no policy regulating proactive transparency, open data nor their use for commercial and non-commercial purpose. At the same time, public institutions collect and produce huge amount of data which could be of social and economic benefit.

Open data guide for public institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2016

Public institutions hold big amount of data which is considered to be new fuel for economy growth and job creating in the time of informatics revolution. That is one of the reasons why there is a huge interest for public data among private sector, donors, foundations, international organizations and CSO's, academia and research community, media and society in general.

Commentary

Strategic Litigation as a Tool Against Discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Theory and Practice

Aleksandra Ivanković
2016

Although the awareness of dicrimination is widespread, there is only a few tools that can be used to fight it. Rarre finance support can give visible results and ensure concrete protection. As one of a few tools aginst dicrimination, stratigic litigation in past couple of years became more present in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at least among expert debates.

Report

Intersecting Inequalities in Social Protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Results of an Empirical Study

Aida MalkićTea Hadžiristić
2016

Current analyses and discussions among experts in the field of social protection indicate that the existing social protection system is fiscally unsustainable, unfair, inefficient and fails to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged among its citizens.

Policy brief

Social Assistance System in BiH: The Neglected Potential of Active Social Policies

2016

Despite the poor economic environment, high poverty rates, and a large number of persons in social need, the BiH social protection system is inefficient and insufficiently developed.

 

 

Fact sheet

The Tax Wedge in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2015

Analitika’s Fact Sheet provides an overview of the amount of tax wedge in BiH and the characteristics of its progressiveness in the two entities, as well as a comparison of the amount of tax wedge in BiH with an average height of the tax wedge in the OECD.

Fact sheet

Employment policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2015

Analitika’s Fact Sheet summarizes some of the results of the research conducted for the study “Flexible Labour in Inflexible Environment: Reforms of Labour Market Institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina in Comparative Analysis” covering the topic of employment policy.