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Bosnia and Herzegovina*

General Country Information
: Sarajevo
Population: 4,621,598 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Federal Democratic Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines
: 1.031 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.179 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 69,370 (2009)
Internet users: 1.308 million (2008)

Country Ranking

DOI* 2005/2006: 0.48

World Rank 2005/2006: 64

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
Strategy for the equalization of opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (2010 – 2014)

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Association of the Hearing Impaired of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ferhadija 19/III
711000, Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: zelkida@bih.net.ba
Tel/Fax: +387-33-225-763

Association of Blind Citizens in Bosnia and Herzegovina (IBSA)
Lukavicka cesta. 2
71 000, Sarajevo,
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: +387-33-465-815
Fax: +387-33-769-020

Center for Integration of People with Disabilities (Centar za Integraciju sa Onesposoblijenjem)
Šajkaška 27/40, VI sprat, Beograd
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: office@cim.org.rs
Tel / Fax: +381-11-3390258

Impuls, Association of Disabled Women
ul. Kralja Dragutina 100/8
Bijeljina, 76300
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: impuls@spinter.net
Tel: +387-55-213-155 / +387-65-664-789
Fax: +387-55-213-155

Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities 'Lotos'- Tuzla
M.i Z. Crnogorcevica 3
Tuzla, 75000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: info@ic-lotos.org.ba
Tel: +387-35-251-476
Fax: +387-35-251-245

Lotosice Disabled Women Association
Ul. Peje Markovica 14/31
Tuzla, 75000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Email: lotosice@yahoo.com
Tel: +387-35-291-041 / +387-61-729-905
Fax: +387-35-291-041