Human Rights Activities of the United Nations Co untry Team in Serbia under DPF 2016-2020

Streamlining Human Rights through UNCT Development Work in the Republic of Serbia

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is one of 19 signatories of the DPF 2016-2020. OHCHR in its capacities contributes to the implementation of the planned activities in the DPF.

The human-rights capacity of UNCT Serbia is further strengthened through creation of the Human RightsAdvisory Unit within the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator. This team comprises national human rights experts who support the streamlining of the human rights-based approach to UNCT programming and acts in an advisory role regarding human rights standards to the UN Team, external partners, including the government, NHRI and independent institutions, civil society, in particular as concerns implementation of humanrights standards, follow-up to outcomes of the UN Human Rights Mechanisms and advancement of capacities and awareness as concerns human rights standards and compliance.