VDS and UNDP SEESAC Join Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence 1-8 May 2016Apr 27, 2016The Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS) and UNDP SEESAC, and with funding from the European Union, is joining this year’s Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence aimed at raising awareness about consequences of the misuse of firearms for the survivors and the families of those who succumbed to the injuries. The campaign also strives to raise awareness about the work provided by the Victim Support Service in Serbia.
The Seceretary General's Message on International Mother Earth DayApr 22, 2016International Mother Earth Day is an opportunity to highlight the interdependence between people and the astonishing variety of species with which we share this planet. This year’s observance brings hope of a better future for all.
International Roma Day: Roma remain one of the most vulnerable groups, continue to face difficult living conditions and discrimination in access to social protection, health, employment and adequate housing, as stated in reports by independent bodiesApr 8, 2016Roma remain one of the most vulnerable groups, continue to face difficult living conditions and discrimination in access to social protection, health, employment and adequate housing, as stated in reports by independent bodies
Scheduled disruption to our procurement and jobs pages until Monday, April 4thApr 1, 2016The jobs and tenders pages of our website will not be acessible during the forthcoming weekend of Saturday and Sunday, 2nd and 3rd of April respectively.
Empowered Women - Resilient Communities (Women to Take Proactive Role in Disaster Risk Management and Planning)Mar 22, 2016Studies related to gender in emergency situations and DRR as well as the Serbian experience following the 2014 floods have revealed that gender is an important aspect of risk exposure, but is also an important aspect in building resilience.
UNDP at 50: World must step up to beat poverty by 2030Feb 23, 2016Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is only possible with a broad coalition of leaders from government, civil society, multilaterals and the private sector
Middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia tripled in size since 2001Feb 9, 2016“In many ways, the story in this region is different from what is happening in other parts of the world. The share of people living between US$10 and US$50 dollars per day has actually increased in most of these countries,” said Cihan Sultanoğlu, the Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Over that same period, the numbers of people in the region living in poverty fell from at least 46 million in 2001 to about 5 million in 2013.
Japan Approved USD 4.5 Million Additional Grant Aid in Response to the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in SerbiaFeb 2, 2016On 20 January 2016 Japan approved an additional grant aid worth USD 4,575,000 for the following projects of UNHCR, UNDP, IOM and UNICEF in response to the refugee and migrant crisis in the Republic of Serbia.
Better prepared for the next disaster: municipal officials receive training on emergency drillsDec 22, 2015This is a landmark activity which will bolster the communication and preparedness of local communities for response to future emergencies.
Municipal infrastructure improvements for disaster risk reductionDec 22, 2015In Trstenik, the construction of the river bank protection on Ljubostinjska river is progressing to plan