UNCT - The International Roma Day marked in Serbia
April 8, 2014
Opening speech of Ms. Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano, UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia, on the occasion of the International Roma Day
April 7, 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in cooperation with Government of the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish International Development Agency), state institutions of the Republic of Serbia and Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities has presented today, at the press conference in UN premises, the programme “Advancing accountability mechanisms in public finances”.
April 2, 2014
To measure the success of our societies, we should examine how well those with different abilities, including persons with autism, are integrated as full and valued members...
March 13, 2014
International Model United Nations - BIMUN 2014 opening ceremony was held today at the Palace of Serbia, in a hall filled with more than 350 students, from 35 countries across the world.
March 8, 2014
On the International Women's Day, the United Nations are celebrating the progress made in the advancement of women’s social, political and economic rights and women’s empowerment, while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action to achieve full and substantive equality between women and men.
February 21, 2014
For 14 years now, UNESCO and its partners have celebrated International Mother Language Day. We have organized activities, conferences, concerts and seminars around the world to highlight the importance of linguistic diversity and multilingualism.
February 12, 2014
This research cycle confirmed the optimism and a conviction of citizens that the authorities intend to curb corruption. However, the living standard, unemployment and poverty have again diverted attention of citizens away from corruption. Corruption fell third on the list of the most important problems which citizens face.
December 10, 2013
On Human Rights Day, I call on States to fulfil the promises they made at the Vienna Conference. I reiterate the commitment of the UN Secretariat, funds and programmes to vigilance and courage in the face of human rights violations. Finally, I pay tribute to one of the great symbols of human rights of our time: Nelson Mandela, whose passing has plunged the world into sorrow but whose lifelong commitment to human dignity, equality, justice and compassion will forever remain an inspiration as we continue to build a world of all human rights for all.
December 10, 2013
At this important occasion, we note with a great sense of pride that human rights situation in Serbia is continually improving, but also warn that there can be no satisfaction as the vulnerable groups still suffer exclusion. This has been recognized during recent visit of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to Serbia, as well as by the Universal Periodic Review which Serbia has undergone in January 2013.
December 6, 2013
On International Volunteer Day (IVD) we recognize the contribution of volunteers to peace and development worldwide. Today, we are highlighting the millions of young volunteers around the world who are acting globally for social change.
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