UN adopts new Global Goals, charting sustainable development for people and planet by 2030

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  •  Breaking down barriers: bringing women with disabilities into spotlight

    Dec 3, 2016

    Breaking down barriers: bringing women with disabilities into spotlight

    As women with disabilities continue to be one of the most excluded, neglected and isolated groups in the Serbian society, UN Women in Serbia has organised a conference to address the issue on the occasion of December 3 — the International Day of Persons With Disabilities

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Dec 3, 2016

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, I urge national and local governments, businesses and all actors in society to intensify efforts to end discrimination and remove the environmental and attitudinal obstacles that prevent persons with disabilities from enjoying their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

  • World AIDS Day - Hands up for #HIVPrevention

    Dec 1, 2016

    World AIDS Day - Hands up for #HIVPrevention

    The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted with a promise to leave no one behind. Nowhere is this more important than in tackling AIDS. Supporting young, vulnerable and marginalized people will change the course of the epidemic." — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

  • A call that must be picked up

    Nov 25, 2016

    A call that must be picked up

    UN Women in Serbia has joined a global campaign "16 Days of Activism" by setting up a giant interactive installation of SoS telephone at the Republic Square as a wake-up call against violence against women and girls.

  • Secretary-General's Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Nov 25, 2016

    Secretary-General's Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    At long last, there is growing global recognition that violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. Yet there is still much more we can and must do to turn this awareness into meaningful prevention and response.

  • Universal Children’s Day: A wake-up call on child rights violations

    Nov 20, 2016

    Universal Children’s Day: A wake-up call on child rights violations

    espite enormous progress realized for children since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, the rights of millions of children are being violated every day, UNICEF said today as it marked Universal Children’s Day.