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  • Marking the World Population Day - Family Planning is a Human Right

    Jul 10, 2018

    Marking the World Population Day - Family Planning is a Human Right

    Around 40% of women in Serbia have unmet need for contraception, while less than one-fifth of them are using reliable methods of contraception

  • ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

    Jun 28, 2018

    ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

    New ILO report highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand and quantifies the extent of the care burden on women.

  • World Drug Report 2018: opioid crisis, prescription drug abuse expands; cocaine and opium hit record highs

    Jun 26, 2018

    World Drug Report 2018: opioid crisis, prescription drug abuse expands; cocaine and opium hit record highs

    The non-medical use of prescription drugs is becoming a major threat to public health and law enforcement worldwide with opioids causing the most harm and accounting for 76 per cent of deaths where drug use disorders were implicated, according to the latest World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

  • Visit of the UN Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Director Grete Faremo to Serbia

    Jun 18, 2018

    Visit of the UN Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Director Grete Faremo to Serbia

    Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Grete Faremo visited Belgrade on 18 July 2018 and had meetings with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, Ana Brnabić, the First Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dačić, State Secretaries of the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure and the Head of the Delegation of European Union (EU) in Serbia, Ambassador Sem Fabrizi.

  • World Environment Day - Competition Beat plastic pollution! If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

    Jun 5, 2018

    World Environment Day - Competition Beat plastic pollution! If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

    On the occasion of the World Environment Day commemoration, thematic competition Beat plastic pollution! If you can’t reuse it, refuse it! was organized by UN Environment and partners. Competition was organized with the aim to raise awareness among elementary school pupils on plastic pollution and its negative impacts on environment and human health, as well as possibilities for reuse and recycling of plastics, and the proper disposal of plastic waste material.

  • Representatives of the Delegation of the European Union, UN agencies and Serbian state institutions visit Sid

    May 25, 2018

    Representatives of the Delegation of the European Union, UN agencies and Serbian state institutions visit Sid

    Mr. Nicolas Bizel, Head of Operations 1 in the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Slobodan Milenković, Mayor of Vranje, representatives of the State and UN agencies visited the Reception Center for Migrants in Vranje, exhibition „Memories left behind“, preview of the theater play organized and played by local and migrant children with their parents, primary school “Radoje Domanovic“ and Health Care Center in Vranje. The visit was organized within the EU Support to Migration Management in Serbia.