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22 May 2015
Invest in biodiversity, earn sustainable local development: UNDP Serbia presents its GEF-funded partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection to diversify revenues and thereby enhance financial sustainability of the protected areas system in Serbia.
21 May 2015
Parliamentarians from the Region Gather in Belgrade to Discuss Best Practices in Financial Oversight and Eradicating Corruption
Today the International Conference “Transparency and Accountability for Effective Oversight – the Role of Parliament“ started in the House of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
20 May 2015
BELGRADE – The second meeting of the South East Europe Fire Arms Experts (SEEFEN) took place on 19-20 May 2015 in Belgrade. The meeting focused on challenges of multi-sectoral cooperation in countering the illicit flow of firearms, improving regional cooperation and information exchange.
19 May 2015
VRDNIK, Serbia - Gender Equality Mechanisms (GEMs) in the Ministries of Defense (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Montenegro, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYROM) took part in the Seventh Regional Meeting
18 May 2015
The four-day meeting of practitioners in disaster risk reduction, which is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) opened today in Belgrade.
15 May 2015
A total of 30 seventh-grade students from Nova Varos arrived today at Rade Drainac primary school in Borča as a part of the school twinning initiative City of Good Hosts.
14 May 2015
The Harmonization of Landslide Data and Training of Municipalities for its Monitoring: “BEWARE (Beyond Landslide Awareness)”
At the beginning of the Second International Symposium on Landslides, new project “The Harmonization of Landslide Data and training of municipalities for its monitoring: “BEWARE (Beyond Landslide Awareness)” was launched today at the Belgrade City Hall.
14 May 2015
In order to improve 460 protected areas in Serbia, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection is implementing the project entitled “Ensuring Financial Sustainability of the Protected Area System of Serbia”.
11 May 2015
With the region still recovering from the wars of the 1990s, the problem of small arms and light weapons (SALW) remains a serious threat. While no precise figure on illicit weapons circulation in the region exist, experts estimate it to be in the millions.
08 May 2015
Public call for the award of grants for construction of biomass / biogas combined heat and power generationa plants
The total amount of grants subject to this Public Call is USD 1.6 million and will be awarded by the Ministry of Mining and Energy. The purpose of the Project is sustainable use of energy through diversification of energy sources and the development of the biomass market for utilization of biomass for energy purposes. The funds for the funding of the project covered by this Public Call are provided by the Global Environmental Facility and the UNDP. Grant funds have been provided as support to investors to construct up to eight biomass/biogas combined heat and power generation plants.
27 Apr 2015
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica jointly opened today in Brussels a high-level policy dialogue between both institutions. The dialogue focuses on the current development challenges and priorities such as the ongoing negotiations on a new global development framework and the collective actions needed to advance sustainable development for all countries and people.
23 Apr 2015
Chair of UN Development Group and Turkey Minister of Foreign Affairs jointly inaugurate new Istanbul regional hub
The United Nations and the Republic of Turkey today officially launched the new Istanbul Regional Hub which provides support to the countries and territories in which the UN Development Programme (UNDP) works in Europe and CIS.
01 Apr 2015
The Joint UN Programme in Southwest Serbia closes with emphasis on rooting development in a shared sense of Human Security
Human Security through partnerships is the common denominator for the multitude of development achievements facilitated by the Joint UN Programme entitled “Improving Human Security in Southwest Serbia”, which was officially completed today in Novi Pazar.
26 Mar 2015
Todays conference on "Sustainable Growth from Biomass", organized jointly by the Embassy of Finland in Belgrade, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), brought together policy makers, leaders of industry, local governmnet and civil society, to discuss optimal strategies for unlocking the potential of biomass to fuel Serbia's development.
13 Mar 2015
Message from Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, ahead of 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
In 2005, only weeks after the Indian Ocean Tsunami which killed an estimated 230,000 people, 168 countries agreed to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in Kobe, Japan. In agreeing on this Framework, UN Member States were acknowledging that efforts to prevent, mitigate, and prepare for disasters needed to be significantly scaled up to save lives, protect livelihoods, and sustain development.
13 Mar 2015
The Government of Serbia has launched earlier this month the National Programme for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction, with the objective of building on recent experience in flood recovery to build long-term resilience and minimize risks from future disasters. Next week, Serbia will also take an active role in the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015, in the city of Sendai, Japan, part of the Tohoku region heavily affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 11 March 2011.
08 Mar 2015
Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating conflict in the former Yugoslavia prompted deserved attention to rape and other war crimes there against civilians. Two decades later, with girls as young as seven not only targeted but used as weapons by violent extremists, it would be easy to lose heart about the value of international gatherings.
08 Mar 2015
This week, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which remains the world’s best blueprint for achieving gender equality and empowering women. The review of this visionary roadmap, adopted at the Fourth World Conference for Women in 1995, is an opportunity to celebrate the world’s progress toward ensuring the rights and opportunities of women and girls, and also to renew and reinvigorate commitments to achieve gender equality.
04 Mar 2015
Adressing an audience of sectoral experts, diplomatic core and members of the media, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said that, when it comes to natural disasters, the government is firmly committed to preventive measures.
02 Mar 2015
The Women Parliamentary Network of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, as an informal network of women MPs from all political parties represented in the Serbian Parliament, is hosting a two-day conference to gather women parliamentarians from Southeast Europe and explore possibilities of future cooperation.
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