Navigation path

Help us improve

Find what you wanted?


What were you looking for?

Any suggestions?

Bosnia and Herzegovina - financial assistance

Bosnia and Herzegovina - financial assistance under IPA II

Funding allocation 2014-2017: €165.8 million (not including the allocation for Cross-border Cooperation)

The priority sectors for funding in this period are:  

  • Democracy & governance

Strengthening democratic institutions and reforming the civil service – in particular by improving economic governance, public financial management, and public service delivery, and fighting corruption.

  • Rule of law & fundamental rights

Improving the judiciary (independence, impartiality, efficiency, accountability) and fighting corruption and organised crime; prosecuting war crimes; reforms tackling shortcomings in protecting fundamental rights and minorities.

  • Competitiveness & innovation

Better policy-making and implementation of reforms in the area of economic governance, competitiveness and human resources development.

  • Education, employment & social policies

Reforming labour market institutions (e.g. employment protection, unions, wage-setting) and developing active labour market measures; reforming the education system;  further developing the coordinated needs-based approach to social services.

How will these priorities be implemented? (general background on IPA).

    • International Financial Institutions

For specific information (programme level), see below.

Selected projects

For specific information (programme level), see below.

IPA II 2014-2020: Country Action Programmes



IPA 2007-2013: Transition Assistance and Institution Building

One part of the assistance (Component I) focuses on implementing the main priorities of the European partnership. In particular it involves investment and measures aiming at institution building, as well as transition and stabilisation measures still necessary in the Western Balkans. It is delivered through annual national and multi-beneficiary programmes.

National programmes & Project Fiches




2010 - part I

2010 - part II






The purpose of support under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) programme is to help candidate and potential candidate countries and territories – the Beneficiaries – to progress towards fully meeting the Copenhagen political and economic criteria as well as adopting and implementing the EU acquis. The Multi-beneficiary actions will complement and add value to the support given under the National Programmes.

IPA II 2014-2020: Cross-Border Cooperation Programmes

IPA 2007-2013: Cross-Border Cooperation Programmes

The other part of the assistance (Component II) supports cross-border cooperation activities between Bosnia and Herzegovina and EU member states as well as with candidate and potential candidate countries. It may also help Bosnia and Herzegovina participate in Structural Funds' trans-national co-operation programmes under the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument.

Multi-annual Cross-border co-operation programme with neighbouring Candidate or Potential Candidate Countries




Cross-border decisions





Programme on financing the participation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the ERDF European Territorial Co-operation transnational programme




Other programmes


Webmaster | Top
Last update: 18/01/2016