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  • Serbia steps up partnership with FAO and EBRD for stronger agriculture

    Jan 26, 2018

    Serbia steps up partnership with FAO and EBRD for stronger agriculture

    Promoting Serbian agricultural exports, modernizing the country’s water management systems and developing food quality labelling and geographical indication schemes were at the heart of a meeting between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) followed by singing of a Memorandum of Understanding pointing to the continued commitment of the three partners.

  • "An alert for the world"

    Dec 31, 2017

    "An alert for the world"

    In his message on the New Year, United Nations Secretary-GeneralAntónio Guterres is calling for unity among the global community to tackle overwhelming challenges and defend values shared by all.

  • Raising food safety standards in Serbia while preserving tradition

    Dec 18, 2017

    Raising food safety standards in Serbia while preserving tradition

    Thanks to FAO and the EBRD support on food safety and quality standards, new regulations are set to improve food safety in the Serbian meat-processing sector while maintaining traditions and facilitating the trade of meat and processed meat products in the country.

  • The Secretary-General - Message for Human Rights Day

    Dec 10, 2017

    The Secretary-General - Message for Human Rights Day

    This year’s commemoration of Human Rights Day marks the beginning of a year-long celebration of seven decades since the adoption of one of the world’s most profound and far-reaching international agreements. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights establishes the equality and dignity of every human being and stipulates that every government has a core duty to enable all people to enjoy all their inalienable rights and freedoms.

  • International Volunteer Day 2017 – celebrating volunteers’ contribution in times of crises

    Dec 5, 2017

    International Volunteer Day 2017 – celebrating volunteers’ contribution in times of crises

    The Red Cross of Serbia and the UN agencies in Serbia partnered up to jointly commemorate the International Volunteer Day under the global theme Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere. The event aimed at recognizing contribution of volunteers as first responders in times of crisis.

  • New FAO report reveals food insecurity, nutrition problems in Europe and Central Asia

    Dec 4, 2017

    New FAO report reveals food insecurity, nutrition problems in Europe and Central Asia

    The countries of Europe and Central Asia have made good progress reducing the prevalence of undernourishment, but some 14.3 million women and men in the region are still not getting the food they need and malnutrition problems are on the rise, according to an FAO report published today.

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

    Nov 24, 2017

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

    UN urges global action so women and girls everywhere can live free from all forms of violence

  • World Children's Day: Children takeover the Serbian Parliament

    Nov 20, 2017

    World Children's Day: Children takeover the Serbian Parliament

    The voices of children were clearly heard in the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia today, as part of the World Children's Day celebrations. Children took over the Parliament and presented the conclusions from a participatory process, in which children, including particularly vulnerable children, expressed their opinions about how they perceive the problem of violence and how to prevent it.