Discovering the sources of homophobia in Bosnia and Herzegovina and raising awareness for the rights of LGBT people. Therefore civil society actors, as well as institutions (health, education, jurisprudence) and, journalists were addressed to make the issue visible.
The EU recently reframed its concept of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), recongising CSOs as important actors in their own right while developing a strategic approach to engage civil society in the European neighbourhood and third countries.
The EU is a prime actor in international human rights policy and the promotion of democracy. In fact, the respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law lie at the very heart of the European project and inform many of its policies and actions.
The project aims to strengthen the capacity of local CSOs and LGBTI organizations to allow them to consolidate their expertise and resources in a strong network that will be able to advocate for the protection of LGBTI rights, eradicate discrimination and prevent violence.