Reconstruction of the Red Cross Premises Facilitates Provision of Assistance to the Most Vulnerable

The renovated premises of the Red Cross in Kanjiza, ceremonially opened today, will facilitate the work of the RC's employees and more than 100 volunteers who provide assistance to the most vulnerable citizens and migrants residing in the municipality.

600 Belgraders Went to Work "Just not by Car"

In today's challenge entitled Samo ne autom (engl. Just not by Car) a total of 600 employees from 50 companies / organizations took part and left their cars in the parking lot while opting to walk or cycle to work – and at the same time help protect the environment.

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

IDAHOT (International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia) was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.

Belt and Road Initiative

During The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF), UNDP signed an Action Plan with the Chinese government that aims to put the advancement of the cooperation in practice through: information exchange; projects cooperation; policy coordination; building partnership and capacity building.

Serbian Diaspora Overachievers Get Together in Paris for Service to Development

The first “Diaspora Overachievers in the Service of Development” meeting took place on 13 May 2017 in Paris, France. The overall project includes researches, interviews and such forums in Paris, London, New York and Ottawa - fostering the network and materials important for the preparation of “Diaspora Home Office - Investment Centre”.

Ceremonial Signing of the Contracts for Co-financing Energy Efficiency Projects in Local Self-government Units

Minister of Mining and Energy, Aleksandar Antić and representatives of 13 local self-governments signed contracts on grant awards for co-financing energy efficiency projects in public buildings in these municipalities, on the premises of the United Nations Development Programme

Summer Trainings in Disaster Risk Reduction for Students and Young Professionals

UNDP Serbia and UNV announce the call for interested MA/PhD students and young professionals/recent graduates to apply for the DRR Summer Trainings in 2017 and become part of the roster for UN Youth Volunteers working placements in national and local DRR institutions in 2018.

Roma Women in Serbia: Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives

What it is like to be a Roma woman in Serbia, what have Roma women achieved in various fields, what challenges do they face and what are their perspectives for the future? These questions gathered representatives from relevant national and international stakeholders and civil society organizations at a conference held on the occasion of the International Roma Day held on April 8 and the recently marked International Women’s Day.

Being LGBTI in the Western Balkans Easier, Yet Far from Easy

Thanks to better laws and protection across the Western Balkans, the situation of LGBTI people has improved. However, the challenges and shortcomings in the implementation of laws, as well as the enduring social stigma, mean that there remains a long journey ahead for these communities to benefit from development