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  • 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.

  • Secretary-General's message for the International Day for Disaster Reduction
    Oct 13, 2016

    Last year, Governments adopted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and embedded its objectives in the 2030 Development Agenda. Today, we launch the “Sendai Seven Campaign: Seven Targets, Seven Years”, which highlights how we can all contribute to reducing disaster losses. This year’s target is reducing loss of life.

  • How the public perceives corruption in Serbia
  • How to draft a law
    Oct 6, 2016

    Drafting laws will become an easier and a more effective task for the current or future law creators after attending a one-semester Legislative Drafting Course newly introduced as part of the regular curriculum at the Law School at the University of Belgrade.

  • Municipalities from Across the Balkans and  Turkey Meet to Discuss Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Resilient Local Development
    Oct 4, 2016

    Belgrade, October 3, 2016 – Representatives of 10 towns and municipalities located on the refugee and migration route from the Near East to the European Union, are meeting in Belgrade for a two-day conference devoted to better migration management and enhancement of local resilience. During the conference organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), representatives from Kutina (Croatia) Kanjiža, Šid and Preševo (Serbia), Gevgelija and Kumanovo (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), and Gaziantep and Sanliurfa (Turkey) will try to improve coordination, exchange information, knowlegde and experience to better respond to - and manage the ongoing migration crisis.