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  • 10 Oct 2014

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been recognized as the most transparent development organization worldwide, according to a newly released global ranking. The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its "commendable performance" in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first out of 68 major agencies evaluated around the world.

  • 09 Oct 2014
    UNDP Makes Protected Areas Fun for Hiking - A Step for Sustainable Development

    UNDP Serbia is helping Serbia to provide more sustainability to its protected areas by promoting greater use of its natural treasures for tourists locally and from abroad. The opening of hiking trails in these areas is part of that effort. Through the GEF funded project “Ensuring financial sustainability of the protected area system of Serbia”, UNDP has launched pilot activities, to increase the development of nature-based tourism and self-sufficiency of non-timber forest resources in four national parks and six other protected areas. In addition, the UNDP project is meant to improve the accessibility of protected areas to enable people with disabilities to enjoy nature while learning about the environment.

  • 06 Oct 2014
    Construction of Houses in Krupanj, Obrenovac and Valjevo has started

    UNDP is currently constructing housing units in Obrenovac, Krupanj and Valjevo, in cooperation with the Government Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief. A total of 35 housing units, 14 in Obrenovac, 17 in Krupanj and 4 in Valjevo will be constructed on municipality land plots. Standard houses are 60, 80 and 100 square meters.

  • 29 Sep 2014
    UN Global Compact Event

    Serbia’s Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the UN in Serbia held a conference to acknowledge the role of Serbian companies in response to the historic floods in May that caused unprecedented damage to Serbian towns and cities. After more than 4 months of recovery efforts the Serbian government is working with Serbian companies to rebuild affected municipalities in which more than 40,000 people were left homeless or had damaged homes, in addition to extensive damage that was done to property and the environment.

  • 25 Sep 2014
    International debate on sustainable transport

    UNDP in Serbia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia presented results of the „Sustainable Transport in the City of Belgrade“ project at the international conference “Improvement of Sustainable Urban Mobility for Better Health and Environment”, in Kaunas, Lithuania.

  • 21 Sep 2014
    UNDP Celebrates “Our Streets, Our Choice” for EMW in Belgrade

    UNDP in Serbia celebrated European Mobility Week (EMW) with the city of Belgrade and the EU delegation to Serbia on Saturday, Sept. 20, as cyclists staged a rally from the heart of the city and schoolchildren displayed drawings of the “green” Belgrade they want to live in. As part of a campaign throughout Europe to encourage local authorities to promote sustainable transport, and to encourage the public to use alternatives to cars, Belgrade joined hundreds of cities and towns to mark this annual event. The UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia Irena Vojackova-Sollorano appeared with the UN partners, Belgrade city authorities and the EU delegation representative to Serbia Jose Gomez, to congratulate winners of the nationwide drawing contest and to promote cycling, highlighting this year’s theme, “Our streets, our choice”.

  • 30 Aug 2014
    Three curtain calls and the best performance prize for “Vavilon” at Youth Theater Festival in Novi Pazar

  • 30 Aug 2014
    Look, move, build, change!

    Under the slogan „Look, move, build, change!“ 45 young people have successfully completed the second Youth Build Program.

  • 25 Aug 2014
    2nd Youth Theater Festival started

    2nd Youth Theater Festival started last night in Novi Pazar with the play "Antigone” performed by the young actors from Cultural center Pećinci. The festival was opened by the actor Mr. Branislav Trifunovic, who is also the President of the Jury and Festival’s main promoter.

  • 06 Aug 2014
    51st MOSI games started in Novi Pazar

    51st Inter-municipal Youth Sports Games (MOSI) started today in Novi Pazar. More than 2.000 athletes from 29 towns from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia will take part in 15 sport disciplines during the next 4 days.

  • 24 Jul 2014
    Serbia ranks 77 out of 187 countries in Human Development Index

    Levels 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.

  • 16 Jul 2014
    Statement: UNDP Administrator Helen Clark at the International Donor Conference on Floods in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina - Brussels, Belgium

  • 15 Jul 2014
    UN Development Chief Calls for more international support after devastating floods

    One 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.

  • 09 Jul 2014
    Seasonal Market Opened at Vlasina Lake

    First seasonal market at Vlasina Lake was opened by Mr. Rasim Ljajic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications.

  • 29 Jun 2014
    Adapting to Sustain - Climate Change Awareness Raising Workshops in Novi Sad and Nis

    More than 100 participants, representatives of local self governments, CSOs, business, academic community and media, attended these workshops.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    New paradigms for public participation emerging – the first public hearing in a local assembly featuring tweet wall and live streaming

    Innovative 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.

  • 23 Jun 2014
    Workshop dedicated to climate change, under the Second National Communication of the Republic of Serbia to UNFCCC held in Tara Mountain

    Goal 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.

  • 17 Jun 2014
    Public Hearings in Zrenjanin : InnovativeTools for Public Participation

    UNDP 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.

  • 10 Jun 2014
    The UN has provided the first part of the assistance to Serbia in the amount of US $1.8 million

    The 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.

  • 04 Jun 2014
    UN Report on flooding handed over to the Government of Serbia

    The 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.

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