UNCT - International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22, 2015
Any sustainable development framework must provide the enabling conditions for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, for more equitable sharing of benefits, and for reducing the drivers of biodiversity loss.
May 15, 2015
The theme of this year’s International Day of Families – “Men in Charge?” – highlights the importance of gender equality and children’s rights in contemporary families.
May 15, 2015
A total of 30 seventh-grade students from Nova Varos arrived today at Rade Drainac primary school in Borca as a part of school twinning initiative City of Good Hosts. The initiative envisages fraternization of three elementary schools from Prijepolje, Priboj and Nova Varos with three schools from other parts of Serbia.
May 11, 2015
The UN Gender Theme Group in Serbia produced the second country Gender Brief for the period September 2014 - February 2015 which contains information on: the position of women and men in different thematic areas, activities and achievements by UN agencies in the field of gender equality, list of publications and materials, latest national and international developments and forthcoming events.
April 1, 2015
Human Security through partnerships is the common denominator for the multitude of development achievements facilitated by the Joint UN Programme entitled “Improving Human Security in Southwest Serbia”, which was officially completed today in Novi Pazar.
March 13, 2015
The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will bring together heads of states form 198 countries, government ministers and other key stakeholders, who will discuss and adopt the new Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction and political declaration.
March 8, 2015
"To be truly transformative, the post-2015 development agenda must prioritize gender equality and women’s empowerment. The world will never realize 100 per cent of its goals if 50 per cent of its people cannot realize their full potential. "
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
March 4, 2015
The National Disaster Risk Management Program was passed by the Conclusion of the Government of Serbia. The Program was launched today by the Government's Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief.
February 17, 2015
Japan will support municipalities in Serbia this year with a USD 3.64 million grant aimed at increasing local-level resilience and preparedness to respond to disasters. The 12-months-long project will be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
January 22, 2015
As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action that reaffirmed the fundamental human rights of all women, OHCHR pays tribute to all the human rights defenders who helped to define this agenda, and who work tirelessly to defend women’s human rights and promote gender equality.
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