Over the years, PROI has established numerous local and international partnerships with international public health organizations, civil society organizations, state institutions, the media, academia, government officials and a number of embassies in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
One of the most important partnership achievements is the coalition Partnership for BiH without tobacco smoke, which includes 40 members and represents a framework for informal cooperation, independent of industrial, commercial, business and other conflicting interests. The mission of the Partnership is to effectively advocate for the amendment, harmonization and implementation of legislation that is in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
All partners recognize the key importance of strengthening multi sectoral cooperation in the field of tobacco control in BiH through successful communication of activities and capacity building in the areas defined by the Framework Convention WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In 2019, PROI signed an Agreement on Cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Health, and from 2020 it officially entered into a partnership with civil society organizations of Montenegro and Serbia in order to improve tobacco control policies in the Western Balkans.PROI accepts no tobacco industry funding, but relies on contributions, philanthropic foundations, corporations and other non-profit organizations.