http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles2014-09-21T20:58:37.459ZArticlesAdobe CQUNDP CELEBRATES “OUR STREETS, OUR CHOICE” FOR EMW IN BELGRADEnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaUNDP 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”.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/09/21/undp-celebrates-our-streets-our-choice-for-emw-in-belgrade2014-09-22T10:14:46.426Z2014-09-22T10:14:46.426ZThree curtain calls and the best performance prize for “Vavilon” at Youth Theater Festival in Novi Pazarnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargahttp://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/30/three-curtain-calls-and-the-best-performance-prize-for-vavilon-at-youth-theater-festival-in-novi-pazar2014-09-02T10:24:21.224Z2014-09-02T10:24:21.224ZLook, move, build, firstname.lastname@example.orgUnder the slogan „Look, move, build, change!“ 45 young people have successfully completed the second Youth Build Program.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/30/look-move-build-change-2014-09-03T08:40:31.872Z2014-09-03T08:40:31.872Z2nd Youth Theater Festival started email@example.com 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/25/2nd-youth-theater-festival-started-2014-08-26T09:24:15.593Z2014-08-26T09:24:15.593Z51st MOSI games started in Novi Pazar firstname.lastname@example.org 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/06/51st-mosi-games-started-in-novi-pazar-2014-08-11T09:06:01.952Z2014-08-11T09:06:01.952ZUN Development Chief Calls for more international support after devastating email@example.comOne 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/15/un-development-chief-calls-for-more-international-support-after-devastating-floods2014-07-16T11:48:56.897Z2014-07-16T11:48:56.897ZSeasonal market opened in Vlasina Lake firstname.lastname@example.orgFirst seasonal market at Vlasina Lake was opened by Mr. Rasim Ljajic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/09/seasonal-market-opened-in-vlasina-lake-2014-07-14T10:54:32.632Z2014-07-14T10:54:32.632ZAdapting to sustain - Climate Change awareness raising workshops held in Novi Sad and Nis email@example.comMore than 100 participants, representatives of local self governments, CSOs, business, academic community and media, attended these workshops.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/29/adapting-to-sustain-climate-change-awareness-raising-workshops-held-in-novi-sad-and-nis-2014-07-03T12:41:37.541Z2014-07-03T12:41:37.541ZNew paradigms for public participation emerging – the first public hearing in a local assembly featuring tweet wall and live streaming firstname.lastname@example.orgInnovative 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/24/new-paradigms-for-public-participation-emerging-the-first-public-hearing-in-a-local-assembly-featuring-tweet-wall-and-live-streaming-2014-06-25T11:37:56.463Z2014-06-25T11:37:56.463ZWorkshop dedicated to climate change, under the Second National Communication of the Republic of Serbia to UNFCCC held in Tara Mountainnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaGoal 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/23/workshop-dedicated-to-climate-change-under-the-second-national-communication-of-the-republic-of-serbia-to-unfccc-held-in-tara-mountain2014-06-25T14:54:00.097Z2014-06-25T14:54:00.097ZUNDP Introduces Public Hearings in Zrenjanin : InnovativeTools for Public Participationnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaUNDP 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. http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/17/undp-introduces-public-hearings-in-zrenjanin-innovativetools-for-public-participation2014-06-23T13:30:04.561Z2014-06-23T13:30:04.561ZThe UN has provided the first part of the assistance to Serbia in the amount of US $1.8 email@example.comThe 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/10/the-un-has-provided-the-first-part-of-the-assistance-to-serbia-in-the-amount-of-us-1-8-million2014-06-25T11:35:30.922Z2014-06-25T11:35:30.922ZUN report on flooding handed over to the Government of Serbianoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaThe 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.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/04/un-report-on-flooding-handed-over-to-the-government-of-serbia2014-06-04T13:23:24.784Z2014-06-04T13:23:24.784ZUN team of International Experts finalises the Assessment of the Situation in Flood-Hit Areasnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaAfter ten days of field work, the UN Team of Experts that came to the country upon a request of the Serbian Government is finalizing the assessment of the impacts of the most serious natural disasters that struck Serbia in the last 120 yearshttp://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/29/un-team-of-international-experts-finalises-the-assessment-of-the-situation-in-flood-hit-areas2014-05-29T14:18:38.935Z2014-05-29T14:18:38.935ZEarly Recoverynoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaBuilding resilience to conflicts and disasters is at the very heart of UNDP's work. UNDP helps countries prevent armed conflict, alleviate the risk and effects of disasters from natural hazards and build back better and stronger when crises happenhttp://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/26/early-recovery2014-05-26T13:33:40.592Z2014-05-26T13:33:40.592ZStatement from the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Balkan firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Secretary-General is concerned by the devastating impact of the floods in the Balkans, which are the worst for a hundred years. More than 70,000 people have been evacuated and more than fifty have lost their lives in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/20/statement-from-the-secretary-general-ban-ki-moon-on-the-balkan-floods2014-05-22T14:54:51.574Z2014-05-22T14:54:51.574ZSecond contingency of the UN emergency relief email@example.comThe second contingency of the United Nations emergency relief with 30 collapsible water tanks, 12 wheel mount generators and 5 inflatable boats arrived to the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla. http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/19/second-contingency-of-the-un-emergency-relief-arrived2014-05-20T09:11:13.058Z2014-05-20T09:11:13.058ZFoods in Serbia-First UN Aid Shipment Arrivesnoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaThe first batch of emergency relief items arrived in Belgrade today, to assist survivors of the floods that recently devastated the country.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/18/foods-in-serbia-first-un-aid-shipment-arrives2014-05-19T11:49:36.211Z2014-05-19T11:49:36.211ZUNDP a Leader in Transparencynoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.vargaMay 7 marks the publication of the second International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) annual report, which looks at progress made from January to December 2013. The IATI Annual Report demonstrates that IATI is truly a multi-stakeholder movement and is gaining momentum.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/07/undp-a-leader-in-transparency2014-05-15T09:39:08.955Z2014-05-15T09:39:08.955ZSwiss Journalists in the National Assembly of Serbianoemail@noemail.orgdaniel.varga“Strengthening the Oversight Function and Transparency of the Parliament” project was presented in the House of National Assembly to the group of Swiss journalists, who were accompanying the President of Switzerland in his official visit to Serbia.http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/23/swiss-journalists-in-the-national-assembly-of-serbia2014-05-05T09:16:56.834Z2014-05-05T09:16:56.834Z