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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Open Centre

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An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 2007/05/07

Globe Member of ILGA since 2012


Address: Vrbanja 4
Sarajevo 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +38733211617
Fax: +38733211617
Website:    http://soc.ba 


Works on :
  • Local level
  • National level
  • International level
Works for :
  • Gay community
  • Lesbian community
  • Bisexual community
  • Trans community

Arts, culture, history and pride

Performing arts
Visual arts
Pride/Action events
International Day Against Homophobia

LGBTI Education/Awareness

Promoting LGBTI rights as Human rights
Raising awareness through mass media
Working against transphobia

Laws and leadership

Gender identity
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in employment
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in social services
Human rights
Freedom of expression
Freedom of association
Global human rights agreements
International work through development aid
LGBTI movement (community organizing & leadership)
Regional human rights agreements
Legal Advocacy
Laws and human rights
Regional reviews
Sexual orientation
Anti discrimination law (sexual orientation) in employment
Anti discrimination law (sexual orientation) in social services
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Mission Sarajevo Open Centre is an independent, non-political and non-profit organization promoting active citizenship through political education and advocating for human rights through equality policies based on gender, sexual orientation and gender identity. Vision Bosnia and Herzegovina is a society of equal rights and opportunities for everybody built upon active and political engaged citizenship and an accountable state. Overall objective 1 To provide full respect of human rights and decrease the level of discrimination on grounds of gender, sexual orientation and gender identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo Open Centre is empowering marginalized groups trough community activities, promoting their rights among the society and advocating for change to the state institutions. Overall objective 2 To increase political participation of citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina by educating and informing about political procedures, institutions and actors.