Governmental Jurisdictions

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Public Opinion Poll on citizens' view on constitutional reform, commissioned in July 2013 within the project “Constitutional Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Engaging Civil Society"

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  • 1. CITIZENS OPINIONS ON STATE-LEVEL CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM in Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 QUESTIONS 2013 JULY 1000 CITIZENS POPULAR PREFERENCES ON GOVERNMENT JURISDICTION Out of a SERIES OF ISSUES SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY KEY ISSUES FIGHTING CRIME AND CORRUPTION TAXATION FIGHTING UNEMPLOYMENTEDUCATION HEALTH AGRICULTURE ECONOMY TRANSPORT SPORTS AND CULTURE RETIREMENT FUNDS ENERGY SCIENCE CITIZENS across BiH HAVE VERY SIMILAR OPINIONS on the following: WHERE ARE THE JOBS? FIGHTING CRIME AND CORRUPTION FIGHTING UNEMPLOYMENT HEALTH AGRICULTURE TRANSPORT STATE LEVEL ENTITY LEVEL FBIH BOSNIAK MAJORITY FBIH CROAT MAJORITY RS SERB MAJORITY BRKO DISTRICT 86.7% 2.9% 87.7% 4.6% 31.6% 63.3% 5.1% 94.9% STATE LEVEL ENTITY LEVEL FBIH BOSNIAK MAJORITY FBIH CROAT MAJORITY RS SERB MAJORITY BRKO DISTRICT 71.4% 4.3% 64.6% 13.8% 41.8% 48.8% 15.2% 84.8% FBIH BOSNIAK MAJORITY FBIH CROAT MAJORITY RS SERB MAJORITY BRKO DISTRICT 66% 14.1% 59.6% 20% 43.6% 48.4% 45.1% 47.3% STATE LEVEL ENTITY LEVEL STATE LEVEL ENTITY LEVEL STATE LEVEL ENTITY LEVEL FBIH BOSNIAK MAJORITY FBIH CROAT MAJORITY RS SERB MAJORITY BRKO DISTRICT 72.1% 10.4% 81.5% 6.2% 45.1% 49.7% 27.3% 65.1% SUPPORT for ENTITY and CANTON LEVEL jurisdiction on these issues is CLEARLY LOWER than STATE LEVEL support. THE POLLING RESULTS SHOW are generally DISSATISFIED with the current STRUCTURE, SITUATION, and, therefore, the CURRENT CONSTITUTION. Having the middle layer of government controlling these services does not ensure effective service delivery or accountability. CITIZENS WHERE ARE THE JOBS? STATE LEVEL MIDDLE LEVEL (Entities and Cantons) MUNICIPALITIES LEVEL - Enjoys LOWEST TRUST and satisfaction among citizens - HIGHER TRUST among citizens - But there are FEW COMPETENCIES and institutions - CITIZENS are interested in having MORE STATE-LEVEL COMPETENCIES to promote better implementation - HIGHER TRUST among citizens - But FEW COMPETENCIES - Very LIMITED DECISION-making power - Most COMPETENCIES and most MONEY fall under the authority of the entities or the cantons - Citizens see STATUS QUO DOES NOT WORK for them $ $ $ $ $ FBIH BOSNIAK MAJORITY FBIH CROAT MAJORITY RS SERB MAJORITY BRKO DISTRICT 77.9% 9.1% 83.1% 7.7% 37.9% 48.3% 14.9% 72.7%