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  • 17 Mar 2014
    Number of criminal charges against perpetrators in domestic violence doubled

    According to Institute for Social Policy, Centers for Social Work (CSW) registered 9877 cases of domestic violence in 2013. This represents almost 6% increase in comparison to 2012. The share of women victims of violence is significantly higher than of men -70% and 30% respectively.

  • 18 Feb 2014
    Roma Narratives

    Since 2006, UNDP has been supporting establishment of positions of Roma coordinators in Serbian municipalities. This resulted in creation of a network of 47 municipal Roma coordinators at local level, hired as full time staff in local self-governments, working on temporary contracts or as volunteers.

  • 12 Feb 2014
    Presentation of the Eighth Corruption Benchmarking Survey in Serbia

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with CeSID LtD, presented the Eighth Corruption Benchmarking Survey at today’s press conference in the Media Centre Belgrade. This research cycle confirmed the optimism and a conviction of citizens that the authorities intend to curb corruption. However, the living standard, unemployment and poverty have again diverted attention of citizens away from corruption. Corruption fell third on the list of the most important problems which citizens face.

  • 31 Jan 2014
    Presentation of Results of the Survey on the Attitudes of Representatives of Public Authorities towards Discrimination

    Presentation of the a nation-wide survey on the Attitudes of Representatives of Public Authorities towards Discrimination, organized by the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and UNDP in cooperation with IPSOS. At a press conference in Media Centre in Belgrade on 31 January 2014, the three partners presented the results.

  • 13 Dec 2013
    Vlasina Award of Excellence

    On 13 December, UNDP in Serbia and Coca-Cola System organized "Vlasina Award of Excellence" in the Palace of Serbia. Students from seven Serbian faculties of tourism: Faculty of Economics from Subotica, Faculty of Economics from Belgrade, Faculty for Tourism and Hotel Management, University of Singidunum, Faculty for Tourism and Sport TIMS, University Educons, Faculty for Hospitality and Tourism from Vrnjacka Banja, Department for Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, University of Novi Sad and Business College from Novi Sad, presented their 2020 vision of Vlasina as an eco - tourist destination.

  • 25 Nov 2013
    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    The International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women was marked in Serbia at the Conference „Due Diligence in Combating Violence against Women in Serbia“.

  • 08 Nov 2013
    Serbian police officials learn about Croatia’s EU integration experiences

    On 30-31 October 2013, a high-level delegation of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia (MoI) visited their colleagues in Zagreb, with the aim of learning about Croatia’s experience and lessons learned during their eight-year EU accession process, particularly with regards to meeting the requirements for EU membership in the area of the rule of law.

  • 05 Nov 2013
    SEESAC Presents the Results of the Project “Disaster Loss Database in Serbia – DesInventar”

    UNDP/SEESAC together with the Sector for Emergency Management at the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia (SEM) presented the results of the pilot project “Disaster Loss Database Establishment in the Republic of Serbia”.

  • 30 Oct 2013
    New version of www.sigurnakuca.net

    The web platform www.sigurnakuca.net has been relaunched in the new version and it represents the first one-stop-shop-info-center on Violence against Women (VaW) in Serbia. VaW is a widely spread form of breach of human rights, violating women’s psychological and physical integrity and a serious social problem that can be stopped only through joint action and loud public condemn of violence

  • 24 Oct 2013
    United Nations Day

    The UN Country Team in Serbia celebrated the UN Day on Wednesday, 23 October 2013. Serbia's Prime Minister Ivica Dacic, one of the hosts of the event, said the UN was a respected partner of the Serbian government and people.

  • 24 Oct 2013
    UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.

  • 04 Oct 2013
    The City of Good Hosts

    From 3 to 6 October, Novi Pazar, Sjenica and Tutin are hosts to more than 200 schoolchildren from 11 schools from Belgrade, Kragujevac, Novi Sad and Vranje.

  • 03 Oct 2013
    Citizens' support to Government and Anticorruption Agency in fighting corruption still high

    Government's concrete work in fighting corruption is again recognized and 64% of citizens believe that the Government demonstrated efficiency.

  • 23 Sep 2013
    Youth Sleuths: Social Media and Investigative Journalism in Battle Against Corruption

    In 2013 young journalists published three dozen stories about corruption through social media and involved citizens to report corruption in the health sector through an SMS portal. What other ways are there and what more can be done to involve a greater number of citizens to investigate and report on corruption and other wrongdoings in social media?

  • 22 Sep 2013
    European Mobility Week 2013

    The European Mobility Week (EMW) was celebrated in Belgrade from 16 to 22 September 2013. EMW is a campaign dedicated to sustainable urban mobility, organized annually with the support of the Directorates-General for the Environment and Transport of the European Commission. This year’s EMW was the third campaign in a raw organized by the “Support to Sustainable Transport in the City of Belgrade”, project implemented by UNDP, Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection and the City of Belgrade. The theme of the EMW was “Clean Air – It’s Your Move!”

  • 17 Sep 2013
    Rent-a-bike in Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection

    To mark the European Mobility Week, UNDP in Serbia handed over 20 bicycles to the Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection. Bicycles will enrich the Ministry’s „rent-a-bike” system.

  • 30 Aug 2013
    “I Love Cycling”- Photo Competition

    UNDP is launching the photo competition in order to promote cycling in Belgrade and all positive aspects of using bicycle as a mode of transport. If you love to cycle in Belgrade, what is the first image that comes to your mind when the cycling is mentioned? Send us photos that illustrate the pleasure of riding a bike in Belgrade!

  • 27 Aug 2013
    Youth Theatre Festival to continue next year?

    As a part of UNDP supported week of culture, Novi Pazar hosted „Hypertension“ , the theatre play written and directed by Mr. Svetislav Basara, renowned Serbian postmodern novelist and writer.

  • 24 Aug 2013
    Young photographers to capture diversity of Southwest Serbia

    Twenty photographers from all over Serbia arrived to Novi Pazar to participate in a photo workshop and take the photos of local people and landscapes.

  • 20 Aug 2013
    “Strength of Diversity”- Bringing People of Southwest Serbia Together

    UNDP in Serbia will support a series of cultural events in Novi Pazar as a part of the “Improving Human Security in Southwest Serbia” project.