|CHAIR :||Bojić, Borislav|
|FIRST DEPUTY :||Genjac, Halid|
|SECOND DEPUTY :||Karamatić, Mario|
Joint Committee on Human Rights* considers the following issues pertaining to the: exercise of human rights and fundamental freedoms as guaranteed by the Constitution and legislation of BiH, state institutions as well as public institutions and organizations with public responsibilities, in cases presented by the Ombudsman, citizens and Entities, and inform the Houses thereof; citizenship; immigration, refugees and asylum; implementation of Annex 6 and Annex 7 of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina; development of, and problems facing, the implementation and protection of human rights and freedoms as well as the development of efficient protection measures thereof. The Committee also considers proposals submitted by citizens along with the responsibility to inform the petitioners of the outcome; petitions related to violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms as well as adopting relevant measures and informing the petitioners and Houses thereof; co-operation with the Commission for Human Rights (envisaged in Annex 6) and the Commission for Refugees and Displaced Persons (foreseen by Annex 7 of General Framework Agreement for Peace), and the Committees on Human Rights in the Federation of BiH Parliament and the RSNA; issues pertaining to the exercise of children’s rights – in particular, improving the status of children in BiH; issues related to the excercise of the rights of youth – in particular improving the status of youth in BiH; considers proposed documents and reports of BiH institutions pertaining to rights of children and youth, and other issues in the domain of human rights, the rights of children, youth, immigration, refugees, asylum and ethics.
Note: The name of the Commission is in use after the entry into force the new Rules of Procedure of the House of Representatives and the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina.