The Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbo-Croatian: Ministarstvo za ljudska prava i izbjeglice Bosne i Hercegovine / Министарство за људска права и избеглице Босне и Херцеговине) is the governmental department which oversees the human rights of the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina and refugees.
|Ministarstvo za ljudska prava i izbjeglice|
Bosne i Hercegovine
Министарство за људска права и избеглице
Босне и Херцеговине
Following the independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992, the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees began to operate at the level of the newly established Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. After the end of the Bosnian War, and the signing of the Dayton Agreement, the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of the Republika Srpska started functioning like the present-day national Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees.
The main person in the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Minister of Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who is entitled to one assistant and one secretary.
The Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees has the authority to administer and oversee the following:
- care for refugees, displaced persons, readmission and housing policy,
- insuring human rights,
- reconstruction, development, monitoring and regional centers (RC).
List of ministers edit
Ministers of Human Rights and Refugees (2000–present) edit
Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ BiH)
New Croatian Initiative (NHI)
Party of Democratic Action (SDA)
Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina (SBiH)
Croatian Democratic Union 1990 (HDZ 1990)
Democratic People's Alliance (DNS)
Bosnian-Herzegovinian Greens (BHZ)
|No.||Portrait||Minister of Human Rights and Refugees||Took office||Left office||Time in office||Party|
|22 June 2000||22 February 2001||245 days||HDZ BiH|
|22 February 2001||23 December 2002||1 year, 335 days||NHI|
|23 December 2002||11 January 2007||4 years, 19 days||SDA|
|11 January 2007||12 January 2012||5 years, 1 day||SBiH|
|12 January 2012||31 March 2015||3 years, 78 days||HDZ 1990|
|31 March 2015||23 December 2019||4 years, 267 days||SDA|
|15 May 2020||12 December 2022||2 years, 211 days||DNS|
|25 January 2023||Incumbent||318 days||BHZ|
- N.V. (25 January 2023). "BiH dobila novo Vijeće ministara, državnu vlast sada čini SNSD, HDZ, SDP, NiP, NS, DNS..." (in Bosnian). Klix.ba. Retrieved 25 January 2023.
- "Sazivi Vijeća ministara" (in Bosnian). Vijeće ministara Bosne i Hercegovine. Retrieved 12 November 2016.