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  • International Volunteer Day - Statement of the UNDP Administrator Helen Clark
    Dec 5, 2016

    On December 5th we celebrate International Volunteer Day in recognition of the enormous contributions made by volunteers to sustainable development and peace around the world. At UNDP, we greatly appreciate the power of volunteerism as a catalyst for change and building a better future for people and our planet.

  • World AIDS Day 2016 - UNDP Administrator's Message
    Dec 1, 2016

    This World AIDS Day serves as a reminder of the urgent need to come together as a global community and recommit ourselves to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030—one of the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Secretary-General's Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
    Nov 25, 2016

    At long last, there is growing global recognition that violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. Yet there is still much more we can and must do to turn this awareness into meaningful prevention and response.

  • Project launch Aid for Trade Serbia
    Nov 21, 2016

    In October 2016, a contract was signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, General Secretariat of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and UNDP Serbia on launching a project Aid for Trade: Support to Productive Capacities in the Agro-industrial Sector in Serbia, that will be implemented until 2019.

  • 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
    Nov 15, 2016

    As part of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Tuesday, November 15, a joint High-Level Segment is being held, to which more than 150 heads of States and Governments have been invited by His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco.

  • Training for 400 New Members of Local Assemblies
    Nov 1, 2016

    A two-day training for new members of the local assemblies of municipalities and cities across Serbia has started today in the City of Nis. The goal of the training is to improve their work and help them become more responsive to the needs of the local people.

  • UN strengthens its support to Serbia for hosting refugees and migrants in winter
    Oct 28, 2016

    Marking UN Week, the UN Country Team and the Government of Serbia convened a special brief on the refugee and migration situation in Serbia. The Team of UN agencies reaffirmed its commitments to strongly promote and support additional humanitarian, developmental, budgetary, coordination and political support to allow the Government of Serbia to implement its Response Plan as well as the commitments of the recently adopted New York Declaration.

  • Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Local Communities
    Oct 26, 2016

    Burning global issue of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction was the topic of today's meeting that gathered representatives of Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, UNDP, Embassy of France in Serbia and Embassy of Marocco in Belgrade, who discussed the best measures for reduction of GHG emissions in municipalities.

  • The Government of the Republic of Serbia and the United Nations in Serbia marked the 71st anniversary of the UN in the spirit of joint commitment to the realization of UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Oct 25, 2016

    On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the United Nations, Mr. Ivica Dačić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of 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, hosted together with the United Nations Country Team in Serbia, a special reception while pledging their joint efforts to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • THE SECRETARY-GENERAL - MESSAGE ON UNITED NATIONS STAFF DAY
    Oct 25, 2016

    I wish all United Nations personnel and their families a Happy Staff Day. I am delighted that today, we bring back a tradition that began in 1953. It is a chance for staff to enjoy a pause from work, come together as friends and celebrate our wonderful diversity