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  • Serbia destroys 18,009 pieces of small arms and light weapons

    Jul 21, 2017

    Serbia destroys 18,009 pieces of small arms and light weapons

    The Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia disposed of 18,009 pieces of firearms with EU and UNDP/SEESAC support. Destruction of small arms and light weapons reduces the risk of SALW proliferation, misuse and trafficking of firearms.

  • “Serbia committed to implementation of SDGs and fulfillment of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development,” - Minister Djukic Dejanovic

    Jul 19, 2017

    “Serbia committed to implementation of SDGs and fulfillment of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development,” - Minister Djukic Dejanovic

    Prof. Dr Slavica Djukic Dejanovic, Minister without Portfolio responsible for population policy who has been appointed by the Government of the Republic of Serbia as the Head of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on the Implementation of the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, attends the three-day ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, held in New York from July 17 to July 20, 2017.

  • World Population Day - Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations

    Jul 11, 2017

    World Population Day - Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations

    Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right. It is also central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and is a key factor in reducing poverty. Investments in making family planning available also yields economic and other gains that can propel development forward.

  • Keeping the Line Open: Eight SOS Helpline Services Supported

    Jul 7, 2017

    Keeping the Line Open: Eight SOS Helpline Services Supported

    As a part of activities within the joint project "Integrated Response to Violence Against Women and Girls II“ SOS telephone service support for women who are in situations of violence will be avaliable to more users, and especially to Roma women and women with disabilities

  • Revitalizing volunteerism through partnerships for the SDGs in Serbia

    Jul 6, 2017

    Revitalizing volunteerism through partnerships for the SDGs in Serbia

    Facilitated by United Nations Volunteers in Serbia, representatives from civil society organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisation (NGOs), volunteer involving organizations (VIOs), and the Serbian Ministry of Youth and Sports met with volunteers to discuss the future of volunteerism in the country. Together, they explored vital questions concerning the relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of volunteerism in achieving national targets.

  • International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development in the Danube Region: New Perspectives

    Jun 29, 2017

    International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development in the Danube Region: New Perspectives

    In the framework of the International Danube Day a two-day Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development in the Danube Region: New Perspectives is organized by the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia, in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in the name of German Development Cooperation.