Bosnia and Herzegovina is a candidate country for EU membership. Bosnia and Herzegovina applied for EU membership in February 2016 and was granted EU candidate status in December 2022.
EIGE has been working with Bosnia and Herzegovina to build their capacity in gender equality since 2013. EIGE collects data on women and men in decision-making positions in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2018. Bosnia and Herzegovina launched its first (partial) Gender Equality Index in 2022.
The European Commission funds the cooperation under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA).
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