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  • 20 Feb 2015
    The Secretary General's Message for World Day for Social Justice

    World Day for Social Justice comes at a pivotal moment for people and our planet. Around the world, there is a rising call to secure a life of dignity for all with equal rights and respect for the diverse voices of the world’s peoples. At the core of this movement lies the need for social justice.

  • 20 Feb 2015
    Municipal Assembly of Svrljig Opens Its Doors to Citizens

    Office for Citizens’ Enquiries of the Municipal Assembly of Svrljig has opened today, which will allow for more direct connection between citizens and their representatives, and improved participation of the citizens in the work of the Assembly bodies.

  • 18 Feb 2015
    USD 3.64 million grant approved by Japan in support of local-level resilience and disaster preparedness in Serbia

    Japan will support municipalities in Serbia this year with a USD 3.64 million grant aimed at increasing local-level resilience and preparedness to respond to disasters. The 12-months-long project will be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 18 Feb 2015
    Parliament and Democracy, A new Course Begins at Belgrade's Faculty of Political Sciences

    The new course at Belgrade's Faculty of Political Sciences on Parliament and Democracy represents an innovative educational format which allows for a higher level of efficiency in knowledge management and creation through lectures by eminent experts and practitioners and involvement of course participants from various backgrounds.

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Effective Procurement for Resilient Democracy and Competitive Economy

    More effective public procurement at all levels, including at local - municipal level, is key to the development of both a resilient democracy and a competitive economy in Serbia, concludes today’s conference held in Belgrade.

  • 03 Feb 2015
    UNDP Signs Contracts for the Construction of Additional 14 Torrential Barriers

    UNDP Serbia signed two contracts today, covering the construction of 14 new torrential barriers, out of the total of 18 contracted so far. The barriers are to be constructed on riverbeds of II category, in the municipalities which were most affected by last year's flooding, namely in Krupanj, Mali Zvornik, Vrnjačka Banja, Loznica, Osečina, Ljubovija, Kosjerić i Bajina Bašta.

  • 06 Jan 2015
    Kapuscinski Lectures to launch European Year for Development 2015

    Homi Kharas, of the Brookings Institute and special advisor to the UN Secretary-General on post 2015 development agenda, will speak on the need for a radical shift in thinking about development.

  • 29 Dec 2014
    Pancevo Assembly Amends Rules of Procedure to Institutionalise Public Hearings

    The Town Assembly of Pancevo voted today in favour of adopting amendments to their Rules of Procedure, which now introduce public hearings as a regular feature of Pancevo's local democracy.

  • 17 Dec 2014
    DESINVENTAR: Accelerating disaster losses data collection in Serbia

    Accounting for disaster losses in Serbia gained considerable ground this week at a special training event focusing on how to use DESINVENTAR, a database system for recording losses from disasters, as an effective tool to support decision-making about investments on prevention measures.

  • 17 Dec 2014
    Legislative Changes Necessary to Introduce Data Standards and Standardize Practices for Opening Data, Finds Workshop

    Serbia needs to accelerate growth and improve governance for attracting investments. To do this, Serbia should enable businesses to plan their endeavors better and media and civil society to control the Government more efficiently. Opening data contributes to both

  • 12 Dec 2014
    Quality and Efficiency – UNDP delivers 14 houses to Obrenovac families

    Following the keys handover for 17 houses in Krupanj last week, dedicated to families that have lost their homes to the unprecedented floods in May, Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia and Serbian Prime Minister Vucic opened the doors to another 14 new homes today, for flood affected families in Obrenovac.

  • 09 Dec 2014
    Let's Break the Corruption Chain: The International Anti-Corruption Day Marked by Roundtable and Annual "Verica Barac" Award

    The Serbian Anti-Corruption Agency hosted a roundtable meeting today at the Palace of Serbia, with a view to marking the International Anti-Corruption Day, as well as to award the annual “Verica Barac” award to individuals and organizations which have distinguished themselves by their contribution to combating corruption in Serbia.

  • 07 Dec 2014
    17 NEW HOUSES IN KRUPANJ CONSTRUCTED ON TIME - KEYS HANDED OUT BY PRIME MINISTER VUČIĆ

    Following the successful construction of 17 new houses in Krupanj, intended for the families which have had their homes destroyed by the catastrophic floods in May, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic led the ceremonial handing out of the keys to newly built homes for 17 Krupanj families today.

  • 02 Dec 2014
    Public Finance Management at Local Level Key to Empowering Development

    Sound management of public finances at local level is key to driving development in the future, and an indispensable aspect of empowering local government to deliver local services, concludes the opening panel of today’s regional conference organized under UNDP’s programme of “Advancing accountability mechanisms in public finances”

  • 01 Dec 2014
    UNDP SERBIA JOINS GLOBAL OBSERVATION OF WORLD AIDS DAY

    UNDP in Serbia joins the global effort in observing World AIDS Day. UN Sec.-General Ban Ki-Moon notes in his address for this day the progress that is being made in ending the AIDS epidemic, citing the commitment by world leaders to end AIDS by 2030.

  • 01 Dec 2014
    Vlasina lake project to guide new partnerships with the corporate sector in ecotourism promotion

    The Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, the United Nations Development Programme, Municipality of Surdulica and the Coca Cola Company hosted an event today to present the results of the “Vlasina Lake Ecotourism Promotion and Environment Protection” project at the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade. The purpose of the project is to advance local economic development in the boundaries of the protected area of Vlasina (www.vlasina.rs)

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Parliamentary Mobile Committees Ask for Greater Support for Small and Medium Farmers

    Small and medium farmers in Serbia must receive greater Government’s support through newly proposed legislation, as well as better access to EU’s IPARD funds for agriculture and rural development, it was the conclusion of two most recent National Assembly’s mobile committee sessions, one of the European Integration Committee held in Arandjelovac/Topola and the other of Agriculture Committee in Bajina Basta, amid concerns and economic pressures shaping the future of this traditionally important sector.

  • 24 Nov 2014
    UNDP Making Strides on Projects in Flood-Affected Areas

    The UNDP continues to provide recovery and relief in many of the flood-affected municipalities in Serbia, that suffered extensive damage in May.

  • 21 Nov 2014
    The Romanian government, through UNDP, supports recovery from floods in municipalities of Kladovo, Majdanpek and Negotin

    The new project funded by the Romanian government, which will be implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will support the rehabilitation of municipal sewage and water supply systems, cleaning of individual wells and other facilities important for the safe and secure water supply in municipalities of Kladovo, Majdanpek and Negotin. These municipalities are still recovering from the damages caused to communal systems and individual wells during this year's devastating floods.

  • 12 Nov 2014
    EUROPEAN HIV TESTING WEEK

    The UNDP in Serbia in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Q-Club NGO will be expanding VCT (for “Voluntary Counseling and Testing”) for HIV during the European HIV Testing week. The campaign will be held the week of Nov. 24-28. This year, the focus will be on university students, as testing will be offered on college campuses in 8 cities and towns throughout the country together with a promotional campaign through social media.

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