http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter2014-07-24T12:39:36.193ZPress CenterAdobe CQSerbia ranks 77 out of 187 countries in Human Development Index firstname.lastname@example.orgLevels in human development continue to rise in Serbia according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) made public today on the occasion of the launch of the Human Development Report by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark in Tokyo.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/24/serbia-ranks-77-out-of-187-countries-in-human-development-index-2014-07-24T10:32:32.858Z2014-07-24T10:32:32.858ZStatement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark International Donor Conference on Floods in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brussels, Belgiumnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargahttp://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/07/16/statement-by-undp-administrator-helen-clark-international-donor-conference-on-floods-in-serbia-and-bosnia-and-herzegovina-brussels-belgium2014-07-16T15:01:21.691Z2014-07-16T15:01:21.691ZUN Development Chief Calls for more international support after devastating email@example.comOne the eve of an international donor conference for flood recovery efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today visited an affected area in Serbia and stressed the need to include disaster resilience in forthcoming recovery and reconstruction efforts there.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/15/un-development-chief-calls-for-more-international-support-after-devastating-floods2014-07-16T11:48:56.897Z2014-07-16T11:48:56.897ZSeasonal market opened in Vlasina Lake firstname.lastname@example.orgFirst seasonal market at Vlasina Lake was opened by Mr. Rasim Ljajic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/09/seasonal-market-opened-in-vlasina-lake-2014-07-14T10:54:32.632Z2014-07-14T10:54:32.632ZAdapting to sustain - Climate Change awareness raising workshops held in Novi Sad and Nis email@example.comMore than 100 participants, representatives of local self governments, CSOs, business, academic community and media, attended these workshops.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/29/adapting-to-sustain-climate-change-awareness-raising-workshops-held-in-novi-sad-and-nis-2014-07-03T12:41:37.541Z2014-07-03T12:41:37.541ZNew paradigms for public participation emerging – the first public hearing in a local assembly featuring tweet wall and live streaming firstname.lastname@example.orgInnovative applications of public participatory mechanisms are launched at the Town Assembly of Zrenjanin, where the first public hearing on local level in Serbia took place. The topic was Draft Strategy of Sustainable Development of the Town of Zrenjanin 2014-2020.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/24/new-paradigms-for-public-participation-emerging-the-first-public-hearing-in-a-local-assembly-featuring-tweet-wall-and-live-streaming-2014-06-25T11:37:56.463Z2014-06-25T11:37:56.463ZWorkshop dedicated to climate change, under the Second National Communication of the Republic of Serbia to UNFCCC held in Tara Mountainnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaGoal of the first, out of three awareness raising workshops, was to increase the level of knowledge amongst stakeholders at national and local level in relation to climate change policies and programmes in Serbia with an eye towards their future involvement in development and implementation of climate change policies and programmes within their respective communities – potentially providing input into national-level policies and programmes as well as developing local actions to support national targets.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/23/workshop-dedicated-to-climate-change-under-the-second-national-communication-of-the-republic-of-serbia-to-unfccc-held-in-tara-mountain2014-06-25T14:54:00.097Z2014-06-25T14:54:00.097ZUNDP Introduces Public Hearings in Zrenjanin : InnovativeTools for Public Participationnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaUNDP in Serbia handed over the IT equipment worth over 3,000 EUR to the City of Zrenjanin. The equipment will be used for enhancing innovative means of communication such as Twitter and other social media, as well as for citizens’ participation in the work of the local Assembly. http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/17/undp-introduces-public-hearings-in-zrenjanin-innovativetools-for-public-participation2014-06-23T13:30:04.561Z2014-06-23T13:30:04.561ZThe UN has provided the first part of the assistance to Serbia in the amount of US $1.8 email@example.comThe United Nations has received additional US $ 1.8 million in response to the floods that have hit Serbia in mid-May. The funding comes from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in order to provide support to the people from areas affected by the floods.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/10/the-un-has-provided-the-first-part-of-the-assistance-to-serbia-in-the-amount-of-us-1-8-million2014-06-25T11:35:30.922Z2014-06-25T11:35:30.922ZUN report on flooding handed over to the Government of Serbianoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaThe United Nations team of experts says that a massive reconstruction, recovery and clean-up effort is needed in response to the unprecedented floods that hit Serbia in mid-May.
In a report delivered to the Government of Serbia today, the experts warn of health risks from stagnant water, potential risk to the environment and damage to agriculture.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/04/un-report-on-flooding-handed-over-to-the-government-of-serbia2014-06-04T13:23:24.784Z2014-06-04T13:23:24.784ZUN team of International Experts finalises the Assessment of the Situation in Flood-Hit Areasnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaAfter ten days of field work, the UN Team of Experts that came to the country upon a request of the Serbian Government is finalizing the assessment of the impacts of the most serious natural disasters that struck Serbia in the last 120 yearshttp://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/29/un-team-of-international-experts-finalises-the-assessment-of-the-situation-in-flood-hit-areas2014-05-29T14:18:38.935Z2014-05-29T14:18:38.935ZEarly Recoverynoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaBuilding resilience to conflicts and disasters is at the very heart of UNDP's work. UNDP helps countries prevent armed conflict, alleviate the risk and effects of disasters from natural hazards and build back better and stronger when crises happenhttp://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/26/early-recovery2014-05-26T13:33:40.592Z2014-05-26T13:33:40.592ZStatement from the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Balkan firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Secretary-General is concerned by the devastating impact of the floods in the Balkans, which are the worst for a hundred years. More than 70,000 people have been evacuated and more than fifty have lost their lives in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/20/statement-from-the-secretary-general-ban-ki-moon-on-the-balkan-floods2014-05-22T14:54:51.574Z2014-05-22T14:54:51.574ZSecond contingency of the UN emergency relief email@example.comThe second contingency of the United Nations emergency relief with 30 collapsible water tanks, 12 wheel mount generators and 5 inflatable boats arrived to the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla. http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/19/second-contingency-of-the-un-emergency-relief-arrived2014-05-20T09:11:13.058Z2014-05-20T09:11:13.058ZFoods in Serbia-First UN Aid Shipment Arrivesnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaThe first batch of emergency relief items arrived in Belgrade today, to assist survivors of the floods that recently devastated the country.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/18/foods-in-serbia-first-un-aid-shipment-arrives2014-05-19T11:49:36.211Z2014-05-19T11:49:36.211ZUNDP a Leader in Transparencynoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaMay 7 marks the publication of the second International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) annual report, which looks at progress made from January to December 2013. The IATI Annual Report demonstrates that IATI is truly a multi-stakeholder movement and is gaining momentum.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/07/undp-a-leader-in-transparency2014-05-15T09:39:08.955Z2014-05-15T09:39:08.955ZSwiss Journalists in the National Assembly of Serbianoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.varga“Strengthening the Oversight Function and Transparency of the Parliament” project was presented in the House of National Assembly to the group of Swiss journalists, who were accompanying the President of Switzerland in his official visit to Serbia.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/23/swiss-journalists-in-the-national-assembly-of-serbia2014-05-05T09:16:56.834Z2014-05-05T09:16:56.834ZUNDP to cooperate with municipalities in Southwest Serbianoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaMs. Irena Vojackova-Sollorano, the UN Resident Coordinator visited Kosjerić, Požega, Priboj, Čajetina, Nova Varoš and Prijepolje. During her visit to Southwest Serbia, Ms. Sollorano met the Mayors and local community representatives. She presented the “Improving Human Security in Southwest Serbia” programme activities and planned events for 2014. Mr. Edin Kalac, the newly appointed Programme Coordinator was introduced to partners.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/14/undp-to-cooperate-with-municipalities-in-southwest-serbia2014-04-15T09:05:00.852Z2014-04-15T09:05:00.852ZOpening ceremony of the program “Advancing accountability mechanisms in public finances”firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP in Serbia, in cooperation with Government of the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish International Development Agency), State Audit Institutions of the Republic of Serbia and Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities has presented, at the press conference in UNDP premises, the “Advancing accountability mechanisms in public finances” programme.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/07/opening-ceremony-of-the-program-advancing-accountability-mechanisms-in-public-finances-2014-04-08T07:57:54.662Z2014-04-08T07:57:54.662ZTime to Google Vlasina email@example.comUNDP encouraged local communities around Vlasina Lake to recognize ecotourism as the way forward in local economic development and to use potential of the destination to make added value for their families and community. http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/31/time-to-google-vlasina-2014-03-31T14:09:55.132Z2014-03-31T14:09:55.132Z