• End Violence against Women!!Nov 25, 2015November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day also starts the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence as a part of the Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.

  • 34 women killed this year in Serbia as result of gender-based violenceNov 25, 2015The Coordination Body for Gender Equality of the Government of Serbia and the UN Country Team announced joint activities within the global campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

  • 6 new biomass, biogas co-generation plants receive total of US$ 6m grants from GEFNov 13, 2015The Project „Reducing Barriers to Accelerate the Development of Biomass Markets in Serbia“ is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the Ministry of Mining and Energy and the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia.

  • UNDP Supports Municipalities in Serbia to Cope with Growing Tide of Refugees and MigrantsNov 12, 2015Neither the limited local infrastructure nor tried and tested social capitals can withstand the size of the present challenge unaided. With specialized agencies of Serbian government and international organizations providing direct support to refugees and migrants, the UNDP Country Office in Serbia has focused its efforts on supporting its traditional partners in local government, which in so many regards has shown itself again and again to be the - somewhat less visible - backbone of resilience at times of crises.

  • United Nations Country Team Winterization Plan for Refugees is on TracksNov 10, 2015Since the onset of the crisis, the UN Country Team has already delivered US$ 3.8 million or 456 million Dinar worth of assistance while an additional US$ 12.1 million or 1.4 billion Dinars will be deliver by the end of the year to address winterization needs

  • The UN70 Caravan kicked off its touring adventure in SerbiaOct 30, 2015A tree of peace and the art work of over 500 young children will mark the beginning of the UN70 touring adventure on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Along its path, the Caravan of the UN Country Team will raise awareness of the new UN Agenda for Sustainable Development and 17 Sustainable Development Goals that have been recently adopted by 193 member states of the UN, including Serbia.

  • SEESAC Shares Results and Achievements made by its South East Europe Arms Exports Control ProgrammeOct 30, 2015State Secretary of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia Stevan Nikcevic, U.N. Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Irena Vojackova Sollorano and Norwegian Defense Attaché to Serbia CDR S.G. Tore Andersson opened the public Presentation of Arms Transfers Controls Achievements in the Western Balkans on 30 October 2015 in Belgrade.

  • Countries from South Eastern Europe and Central Asia join forces to combat sexual and gender-based violenceOct 28, 2015The UNDP Regional Conference on Effective Programming for Preventing and Combating Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), brought together more than 50 government officials, including representatives of justice and security institutions, civil society representatives and experts in Belgrade, Serbia on 27-28 October 2015 to discuss challenges, good practices and new approaches to prevent sexual and gender-based violence and enhance victim’s access to justice and security.

  • UN70 celebration with Government and UN officials reflecting on past cooperation and joint efforts at achieving the Sustainable Development GoalsOct 22, 2015On the occasion of the UN70 celebration, Mr. Ivica Dačić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs to 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, jointly opened a photo and book exhibition entitled ”Serbia and the United Nations: Lessons from the Past & Visions for the Future“ chronicling the active contribution of the Republic of Serbia to the work of the United Nations and evolution of the United Nations activities.

  • Ministry of Data opens in SerbiaOct 21, 2015A partnership between Slovakia’s Ministry of Finance, UNDP and invalid link: /content/serbia/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/10/21/sovva.euSOVVA (Slovak Organization for Research and Development Activities) has brought about the first regional open data challenge “Ministry of Data” which seeks to use the creative minds and innovative potential of young people to transform their societies through the use of open data and nascent technologies.

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