UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on the Adoption of the Sustainable Development GoalsSep 28, 2015I welcome this momentous decision by Member States to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals which will guide development for the next fifteen years, offering a chance to meet the global citizenry's aspirations for a more peaceful and prosperous, and sustainable future.
Monday and Tuesday, 5/6 October 2015 “Dialogue on Climate Change in Serbia – approaching the conference in Paris”Sep 28, 2015Climate change represents one of the greatest global challenges of today. This year at the Conference of the members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC – COP21), to be held in Paris from 30 November to 11 December, a historical agreement is expected which will replace the Kyoto Protocol and apply from 2020 onwards.
The UN Country Team in Serbia to visit northern border with Hungary amidst growing concerns for welfare of refugees Sep 14, 2015The UN in Serbia is planning another joint fact finding mission to the Serbian-Hungarian border on Tuesday amidst rising worries about deteriorating conditions for thousands of refugees transiting Serbia every day. The Resident Coordinator of the UN, Irena Vojàčkovà-Sollorano and the head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Serbia, Hans Friedrich Schodder are not only concerned about the closure of the Hungarian border but also of deteriorating weather conditions.
Secretary-General's message on recent refugee/migrant tragediesAug 31, 2015I am horrified and heartbroken at the latest loss of lives of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean and Europe.
What works and what doesn't for Roma inlcusion, M&E training delivered ahead of the new Roma inclusion strategy Aug 25, 2015The Council for the Advancement of Roma and UNDP Serbia delivered training on "Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy for Roma Inclusion and action plans", held in Belgrade on 24 and 25 August 2015.
The National Human Development Report (NHDR) to examine Resilience of Municipalities in SerbiaAug 14, 2015The Public Policy Research Center from Belgrade has been selected by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office in Serbia to conduct a detailed research into “Resilience of Municipalities” as the focus of the 2015 National Human Development Report (NHDR) for Serbia.
The Secretary General's Message for International Day of YouthAug 12, 2015Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil and social transformations are combining to heighten the challenges facing the world’s young people. No one knows better than them the issues at stake or the best way to respond. That is why I am calling on young people to speak out – and I am urging leaders to listen.
The study on flood management in the Kolubara basin will reduce risks from future floodsJul 28, 2015The contract for the detailed Study on flood management in the Kolubara river-basin between United Nations Development Programme and Jaroslav Černi Water Institute was signed today in the press briefing room of the Serbian government.
Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agendaJul 15, 2015Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 15 July 2015 - Countries today agreed on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development, being held in Addis Ababa.
Enhanced public finances spending control will increase citizens’ trust in institutions Jul 14, 2015Cooperation between supreme audit institutions and internal auditors and initiation of International Organization of Supreme Audit Institution (INTOSAI) will improve the quality and credibility of public spending control and provide public trust to state institutions.