UNCT - Marking the International Biodiversity Day in Serbia
May 22, 2013
Belgrade, 22 May 2013 – The visitors’ centre “Vrelo” („Waterspring“) at Stara planina nature park was opened today on the International Biodiversity Day, in organization of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). At the opening ceremony, the public was appealed to act responsibly as preserved biodiversity contributes to climate regulation, mitigates the effect of greenhouse gases, maintains air quality and controls droughts and floods.
May 21, 2013
In 2013, 51 small and medium enterprises from Belgrade, Valjevo, Kragujevac, Niš, Čačak and Bački Petrovac passed the Association of Business Women training on implementation of Women`s Empowerment Principles. On May 8th they gathered in Belgrade to sign the CEO statement of support and publicly acknowledge the efforts towards achieving gender equality.
May 19, 2013
Within the Biodiversity week, under the auspices of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this weekend a school of photography for users of Centre for Youth Integration was organized on Avala mountain. The goal of this exercise is for young people to master the basic skills of photography, through entertaining way, assisted by experts, but also to learn about the diversity in Avala’s plant and animal world.
May 17, 2013
No one gets to decide who is entitled to human rights and who is not !
May 17, 2013
Belgrade, 17 May 2013 – Protection of rare and endangered species, as well as of their habitats, is the starting point to stop the decline of biodiversity in Serbia, a country with a potential of becoming a global biodiversity centre, and its mountainous areas being one of the six European biodiversity centres, as concluded at the press conference held on the occasion of announcing the International Biodiversity Day.
April 13, 2013
March 29-30, Vrnjacka Banja - THE POWER OF COOPERATION: UN Women organizes a conference for women’s CSOs working on women’s economic rights to support their networking and better cooperation
April 12, 2013
New generations of men and women are establishing a more egalitarian model of gender relations, while greatest gender disparities remain those related to the private sphere: UN Women presents results from a comprehensive research project on gender relations in Serbia - the Gender Barometer 2012
April 11, 2013
On 11 of April 2013, over 60 representatives of government, public agencies, civil society, and private sector met in Belgrade for the conference ““Chemical and product safety in the Western Balkans - a priority area for the post 2015 Development Agenda”.
April 8, 2013
“The time for action is now,” said a group of seven United Nations human rights experts on International Roma Day*. “We should not accept yet another lost generation of Roma girls and boys whose only expectations are lives of poverty, discrimination and exclusion and whose futures are dictated by negative stereotypes which commonly go unchallenged.”
April 5, 2013
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but starting this week we can march a thousand days forward into a new future. On April 5th, the world will reach a vital moment in history’s largest and most successful anti-poverty push – the 1,000-day mark before the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
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