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.
Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right. It is also central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and is a key factor in reducing poverty. Investments in making family planning available also yields economic and other gains that can propel development forward.
As a part of activities within the joint project "Integrated Response to Violence Against Women and Girls II“ SOS telephone service support for women who are in situations of violence will be avaliable to more users, and especially to Roma women and women with disabilities
Facilitated by United Nations Volunteers in Serbia, representatives from civil society organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisation (NGOs), volunteer involving organizations (VIOs), and the Serbian Ministry of Youth and Sports met with volunteers to discuss the future of volunteerism in the country. Together, they explored vital questions concerning the relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of volunteerism in achieving national targets.
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