UNDP SERBIA COMMITS TO INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ELIMINATING POVERTYOct 17, 2014UNDP Serbia is reasserting its commitment to act against extreme poverty, as the UN observes International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. In his message to mark the occasion, UN Sec. General Ban Ki-Moon said the UN would “think, decide and act together against extreme poverty—and plan for a world where no-one is left behind.”
UNDP IN SERBIA CELEBRATES TRANSPARENCY AWARD FOR UNDPOct 10, 2014The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been recognized as the most transparent development organization worldwide, according to a newly released global ranking. The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its "commendable performance" in publishing information beyond international standards this year, placing it first out of 68 major agencies evaluated around the world.
Serbia ranks 77 out of 187 countries in Human Development IndexJul 24, 2014Levels in human development continue to rise in Serbia according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) made public today on the occasion of the launch of the Human Development Report by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark in Tokyo.
New version of www.sigurnakuca.netOct 30, 2013The web platform www.sigurnakuca.net has been relaunched in the new version and it represents the first one-stop-shop-info-center on Violence against Women (VaW) in Serbia. VaW is a widely spread form of breach of human rights, violating women’s psychological and physical integrity and a serious social problem that can be stopped only through joint action and loud public condemn of violence
UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparencyOct 24, 2013The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today.
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- The Fijian Government and the European Union have signed a financing agreement for the ''Fiji Access to Justice'' programme, which is designed to enhance the justice system in Fiji and provide more access for underprivileged and vulnerable groups. The signing ceremony took place at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva this morning. It was attended by the Honourable Attorney-General, Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Public Service and Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Chief Justice Anthony Gates, Chairperson of the Legal Aid Commission, Sharvada Sharma and UNDP Resident Representative Osnat Lubrani. Funded by the EU under the 11th European Development Fund and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the five-year programme will empower more Fijians than ever before by providing them with legal services through the key justice institutions. The Legal Aid Commission (LAC), the Judiciary and other relevant institutions will benefit from substantial capacity building through training, technical assistance and provision of basic equipment. And Non-Governmental Organisations will also be supported to assist the LAC to reach out to Fijian citizens and provide them with the services they need. Speaking at the event, EU Ambassador to Fiji and the Pacific, H.E Andrew Jacobs said: ''Access to justice is a fundamental principle of the rule of law. A clear understanding of the role of specific public offices, such as the judiciary, the legal aid commission and other transparency and accountability institutions, are paramount in ensuring that law and justice prevail and citizens fully exercise their rights and responsibilities. The EU-Funded Access to Justice Programme will help ensure that Fijians are aware of their rights and can action them through the relevant state mechanisms,'' Fijian Government United Nations Development Programme - UNDP 2 hours ago
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