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  • Serbia taps FAO expertise in forestry

    Feb 22, 2017

    Serbia taps FAO expertise in forestry

    A high-level conference in Belgrade today marks the first stage in a recently-begun four-year commitment on the part of FAO. A project worth US$3.75 million, financed by the Global Environment Facility, or GEF, is directed towards the long-term sustainability of forest ecosystems in Serbia.

  • Around 200 representatives of Serbian youth organizations empowered to engage in 2030 Agenda

    Feb 21, 2017

    Around 200 representatives of Serbian youth organizations empowered to engage in 2030 Agenda

    The Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Serbia and UNFPA in Serbia organized a one day conference for 200 representatives of youth associations, youth networks and local youth offices to introduce them with 2030 Agenda and SDGs relevant for youth.

  • Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education

    Feb 21, 2017

    Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education

    "On the occasion of this Day, I launch an appeal for the potential of multilingual education to be acknowledged everywhere, in education and administrative systems, in cultural expressions and the media, cyberspace and trade," Irina Bokova UNESCO Director-General

  • Karla Hershey, new UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia/UNDP Resident Representative presents her credentials to Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia

    Feb 2, 2017

    Karla Hershey, new UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia/UNDP Resident Representative presents her credentials to Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia

    Ms. Karla Robin Hershey, new UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia/UNDP Resident Representative, presented her credentials today to Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbia. Ms. Hershey delivered two letters of appointment, the first one issued by the UN Secretary General detailing her UN Resident Coordinator’s position in Serbia and the second one by the UNDP Administrator, detailing her UNDP Resident Representative position.

  • UNHCR and IOM present new plan to respond to the refugee and migrant situation in Serbia

    Jan 23, 2017

    UNHCR and IOM present new plan to respond to the refugee and migrant situation in Serbia

    The Plan aims at complementing and reinforcing the Governments’ efforts to ensure safe access to asylum and the protection of refugees and migrants. It also aims to support long-term solutions and orderly and dignified migration management. Strengthened partnerships and coordination will also be given priority in 2017.

  • Human Rights Day 2016: Stand Up for Someone’s Rights Today!

    Dec 9, 2016

    Human Rights Day 2016: Stand Up for Someone’s Rights Today!

    On the occasion of Human Rights Day 2016, the United Nations Country Team in Serbia, the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade, and the OSCE Mission to Serbia take the opportunity to recall our commitment to equal dignity and rights for all.

  •  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