News

26. November 2019.

Presentation of the research on labor migrations in Vienna

On Wednesday, November 27, the research on labor migrations between B&H and Austria was presented at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies – wiiw.


2. April 2018.

Wages in Republika Srpska – Situation and Perspectives

The objective of this document is to provide partners in social dialogue in Republika Srpska with useful information and an analysis of a range of subjects related to the dialogue on wages and their future trends.


2. March 2018.

Health Care Systems in BiH – Financing Challenges and Reform Options

In 2014, the private household health care spending of a family with three members averaged 50 KM monthly, which may pose a serious burden for the families living below or near poverty line. It indicates a certain degree of inequality in access to health care services among the citizens of BiH.


19. July 2017.

GEA participated at Civil Society Forum in Trieste

Association GEA from Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) has been selected to participate at Civil Society Forum Trieste, the 4thintergovernmental Summit of Western Balkans and EU countries that brought together representatives of civil society organisations with the objective of providing a platform for their impact on the so-called Berlin Process.


27. March 2017.

Approved project “With Flax Production to Sustainable Jobs in Agriculture”

EU and the International Labor Organization (ILO) today in Sarajevo allocated three million euros of grants for 15 local projects intended for employment within the public call “Support to Local Partnerships for Employment in BiH” funded by the EU and implemented by the ILO.


25. November 2016.

Social transfers in B&H – How do the poor benefit from them?

Existing financial programs of social protection in the Federation of B&H and the Republic of Srpska cost a lot and contribute little to the improvement of the status of poor households.


19. September 2016.

Round table on the decrease of labor taxation

Research paper “Taxation of Wages and the Informal Economy” made by Center for Research and Studies GEA in cooperation with Union of Employers’ Associations of RS, funded by International Labor Organization (ILO), was presented at this event.


5. August 2016.

Seminar: „Possibilities for the transition from the conventional to organic agricultural production in northwestern B&H“

„If the heart could speak, it would say: buckwheat, buckwheat,…buckwheat is all I need!” The great professor Tanovic shared his vast knowledge and experience with members of Cooperative Association “Klekovaca” and farmers from Drinic, Bosanski Petrovac and Drvar. 


2. August 2016.

What is the attitude of Banja Luka mayor runners towards new city budget policy?

During July and August, right before the beginning of local elections campaign, GEA organized consultations with Banja Luka mayor runners. The consultations were aimed at opening a dialogue about necessary changes in the City budget policy in the upcoming period and at directing candidates’ campaign to real problems in the functioning of city administration.


28. July 2016.

Inequality in B&H: From empty pockets to full safes

B&H is one of the countries with the highest economic inequality in Europe and the region. FYR Macedonia is maybe the only country with higher inequality than B&H.