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.
Strengthening the Serbian public procurement systemJun 24, 2015There has been a lot of resentment and uproar among users of the public procurement in Serbia, but the Public Procurement Office has been improving the system, introducing more transparency in the spending of public funds.
Decade of Roma Inclusion Progress Report presented in BelgradeJun 16, 2015UNDP in Serbia and UNDP Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS, in cooperation with the Council for the improvement of the status of Roma in the Republic of Serbia, presented the Decade of Roma Inclusion Progress Report.
The Ministry of Finance and UNDP shed more light on taxation issues within EU accession processJun 10, 2015The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia and UNDP in Serbia organized a workshop today in Mt. Zlatibor, with the objective of illuminating key aspects of taxation within the EU accession processes. This relates above all to Chapter 16, Taxation of the accession talks.
Public Finance Management at Local Level Key to Empowering DevelopmentDec 2, 2014Sound management of public finances at local level is key to driving development in the future, and an indispensable aspect of empowering local government to deliver local services, concludes the opening panel of today’s regional conference organized under UNDP’s programme of “Advancing accountability mechanisms in public finances”
UNDP SERBIA JOINS GLOBAL OBSERVATION OF WORLD AIDS DAYDec 1, 2014UNDP in Serbia joins the global effort in observing World AIDS Day. UN Sec.-General Ban Ki-Moon notes in his address for this day the progress that is being made in ending the AIDS epidemic, citing the commitment by world leaders to end AIDS by 2030.
Vlasina lake project to guide new partnerships with the corporate sector in ecotourism promotionDec 1, 2014The Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, the United Nations Development Programme, Municipality of Surdulica and the Coca Cola Company hosted an event today to present the results of the “Vlasina Lake Ecotourism Promotion and Environment Protection” project at the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade. The purpose of the project is to advance local economic development in the boundaries of the protected area of Vlasina (www.vlasina.rs)
The Romanian government, through UNDP, supports recovery from floods in municipalities of Kladovo, Majdanpek and Negotin Nov 21, 2014The new project funded by the Romanian government, which will be implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will support the rehabilitation of municipal sewage and water supply systems, cleaning of individual wells and other facilities important for the safe and secure water supply in municipalities of Kladovo, Majdanpek and Negotin. These municipalities are still recovering from the damages caused to communal systems and individual wells during this year's devastating floods.