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  • “Ten years since the entry into force of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – the road towards full implementation”

    May 17, 2018

    “Ten years since the entry into force of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – the road towards full implementation”

    National conference, jointly organized by the Ministry for Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs and the UN Country Team in Serbia, underlined the significance and the effects of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and offered the overview of the priorities in implementation of the Convention in the Republic of Serbia since its ratification in 2009.

  • First International Men and Gender Equality Survey launched in Serbia as a part of the UNCT joint project

    May 17, 2018

    First International Men and Gender Equality Survey launched in Serbia as a part of the UNCT joint project

    Key results indicate that almost 90% of men in Serbia wish they could spend more time with their children, while 68,1 percent of men believe that child related decisions are a joint responsibility of both parents

  • Invitation for UN Women info sessions in Novi Sad, Belgrade, Uzice and Nis

    May 3, 2018

    Invitation for UN Women info sessions in Novi Sad, Belgrade, Uzice and Nis

    UN Women is calling on women’s organizations and networks, professional associations and agriculture cooperatives that have specialized knowledge, expertise and track record of working on gender equality and women economic empowerment to join info sessions where they will have the opportunity to ask questions and get clarifications on details of the three recently announced Calls for Proposals.

  • UN Women launches three Calls for Proposals in support of women economic empowerment

    Apr 30, 2018

    UN Women launches three Calls for Proposals in support of women economic empowerment

    Calls are announced within the Support to Priority Actions for Gender Equality in Serbia Project. The European Union has earmarked EUR 300,000 for grants supporting minimum of 10 projects to be implemented throughout Serbia. These projects are to contribute to the implementation of the National Action Plan for Gender Equality 2016-2018.

  • Team UN takes the SDGs message to 31st Belgrade Marathon

    Apr 21, 2018

    Team UN takes the SDGs message to 31st Belgrade Marathon

    Up to 50 UN staff members from nine UN agencies in Serbia and their families took part in 31st Belgrade Marathon. By wearing the t-shirts with SDGs key slogan #LeaveNoOneBehind and the artwork displaying 17 goals, the Team UN spread a strong message of the need for inclusivity in country’s pursuit of SDGs and realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Join UN Environment in celebrating World Environment Day 2018!

    Apr 20, 2018

    Join UN Environment in celebrating World Environment Day 2018!

    UN Environment Vienna Programme Office, supported by regional NGO Forestry and Environment Action (FEA) and professional association Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development, has published a creative competition call for students attending 1st to 4th grade of elementary school in the Republic of Serbia. The aim of WED celebration and this competition is to raise children's awareness on negative impacts of plastic waste to human health and environment.

  • European PROGRES: laying the groundwork for Serbia’s sustainable development

    Apr 16, 2018

    European PROGRES: laying the groundwork for Serbia’s sustainable development

    For many people around the world, a lack of economic opportunities often means leaving not only one’s community, but one’s country to search for work. But not for Erkan Hadžić.

  • WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

    Apr 13, 2018

    WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

    On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. On this occasion, we reflect not only on the impressive progress in health that has been achieved in the past 7 decades – from routine vaccination against childhood diseases to vastly improved maternal health, a focus on healthy environments, protection from health threats, and a strong legal framework to stop tobacco use, for example – but also recommit to the most fundamental goal of health for all.