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  • UN strengthens its support to Serbia for hosting refugees and migrants in winter
    Oct 28, 2016

    Marking UN Week, the UN Country Team and the Government of Serbia convened a special brief on the refugee and migration situation in Serbia. The Team of UN agencies reaffirmed its commitments to strongly promote and support additional humanitarian, developmental, budgetary, coordination and political support to allow the Government of Serbia to implement its Response Plan as well as the commitments of the recently adopted New York Declaration.

  • Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Local Communities
    Oct 26, 2016

    Burning global issue of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction was the topic of today's meeting that gathered representatives of Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, UNDP, Embassy of France in Serbia and Embassy of Marocco in Belgrade, who discussed the best measures for reduction of GHG emissions in municipalities.

    Oct 25, 2016

    I wish all United Nations personnel and their families a Happy Staff Day. I am delighted that today, we bring back a tradition that began in 1953. It is a chance for staff to enjoy a pause from work, come together as friends and celebrate our wonderful diversity

  • The Government of the Republic of Serbia and the United Nations in Serbia marked the 71st anniversary of the UN in the spirit of joint commitment to the realization of UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Oct 25, 2016

    On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the United Nations, Mr. Ivica Dačić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Ms. Irena Vojačkova – Sollorano, the UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia and Ms. Simona Miculescu, the Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UN Office in Belgrade, hosted together with the United Nations Country Team in Serbia, a special reception while pledging their joint efforts to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • The Secretary-General's Message on United Nation's Day
    Oct 24, 2016

    Humanity has entered the era of sustainability – with a global commitment to fulfil the great promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In this, the Organization’s 71st year, we have 17 goals to propel us towards a better future for all on a healthy planet.

  • A Step Closer towards Better Water Supply System and Roads in Šid
    Oct 21, 2016

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano and First Secretary at the Embassy of Japan to Republic of Serbia, Mr. Masyoshi Yamato, handed over the technical documentation that marks an important first step in improving water supply and road infrastructure.

  • Secondary Analysis of Data Obtained from Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC)
    Oct 21, 2016

    Within the support Program for development of social science research, which was implemented on the initiative of the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit in cooperation with United Nations Development Program, 19 researches, that have prepared 11 analytical papers, have been supported.

  • SIDA Funds a Project to Strenghten Performance and Accountability of Public Finances
    Oct 20, 2016

    A new project entitled “Accelerating Accountability Mechanisms in Public Finances” which is to be implemented by UNDP and funded by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) was launched today at the UN Shared Premises in Belgrade.

  • Message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
    Oct 17, 2016

    We are approaching the end of the first year of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. With its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the 2030 Agenda is a universal vision for peace, prosperity and dignity for all people on a healthy planet. Achieving this objective is inconceivable without fulfilling the mandate of SDG 1 to end poverty in all its forms.

  • What is the future of the middle class?
    Oct 13, 2016

    Mr. Branko Milanovic, one of the leading global specialists on income inequality held a lecture Globalization, migration, and the future of the middle classes at the Faculty for Economics, Finance and Administration in Belgrade.