The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Ivica Dacic, and UNICEF Representative in Serbia, Michel Saint-Lot, officially opened a photo exhibition – UNICEF: 70 Years in Serbia...
Investing in the development of children in the earliest age, and support for their families, is a chance to improve outcomes for children, especially those who are most disadvantaged. Such investment generates multiple benefits - for children now, and for society in the future, it was concluded at the “Top Investment in the Future of the Nation: Early Childhood Development” conference, which was held today in Belgrade, Serbia.
Today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York the European Union and the United Nations launched a EUR 500 million Spotlight Initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, Ana Brnabić and the UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia, Karla Hershey, discussed today the activities within the five-year Development Partnership Framework signed by the Republic of Serbia with the United Nations Country Team.
In cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, and the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs, UNICEF today launched the national Early Moments Matter campaign to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences on the development of the child.
The backpacks with school supplies were distributed to all the pupils attending the Jovan Ristic primary school, including to refugee and migrant children and children from socially vulnerable families.
The Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia disposed of 18,009 pieces of firearms with EU and UNDP/SEESAC support. Destruction of small arms and light weapons reduces the risk of SALW proliferation, misuse and trafficking of firearms.
Prof. Dr Slavica Djukic Dejanovic, Minister without Portfolio responsible for population policy who has been appointed by the Government of the Republic of Serbia as the Head of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on the Implementation of the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, attends the three-day ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, held in New York from July 17 to July 20, 2017.
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