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UNCT - It takes a community to end violence against women

November 25, 2014


We are increasingly aware that prevention and effective protection of survivors of violence requires the involvement of the entire society. Neighbors, friends and family, school system, media professionals are all responsible for publically condemning the violence against women, detecting and denouncing it. On a reverse side, the institutions in charge for protection of victims have the obligation to demonstrate power in stopping the perpetrators of violence, while supporting and empowering the survivor.

UNCT - Marking International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2014


To raise awareness and trigger action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence which follow (ending on 10 December, Human Rights Day) are a chance to mobilize and raise awareness. This year, the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign invites you to “Orange YOUR Neighborhood,” with the colour designated by the UNiTE campaign to symbolize a brighter future without violence. Organize events to orange your local streets, shops and schools!

UNCT - Marking the Twenty Years of the Human Security

November 7, 2014


Belgrade, 07.11.2014. – The Second International Conference on Human Security (#Y20HS) was held today at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. The Conference was organized within the process of marking twenty years since the Human Security Concept was introduced in the 1994 UNDP Human Development Report.

UNCT - The United Nations celebrates its 69th anniversary

October 24, 2014


Belgrade, 24th October, 2014 – The United Nations Country Team in Serbia celebrated today the 69th anniversary of entry into force of the United Nations Charter in 1945 at Mikser House,in Belgrade. The UN also marked the beginning of the 70 years celebration of the UN, of which Yugoslavia was a founding member.

UNCT - United Nations Day Celebration

October 23, 2014


You are hereby invited for media coverage of the United Nations Day celebration, taking place on Friday, October 24th from 14:30 to 16:30 hours at Mikser House in Belgrade. On this day in 1945, the Charter of the United Nations was ratified.

UNCT - UN sets stage with Serbian Government on a five-year development plan

October 13, 2014


Belgrade, 13 Oct 2014 – The final session of the consultations with the Government representatives, which will determine the strategic priorities of the five-year United Nations Development Assistance Framework to the Republic of Serbia (UNDAF 2016-2020) was held today in the Palace of Serbia.

UNCT - Marking the International Day of Older Persons

October 1, 2014


On this 24th International Day of Older Persons, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, joins the worldwide celebration of longevity and acknowledges the contributions that older persons make to their families, communities and societies. We celebrate the fact that more people are living longer and healthier lives. This is due to improvements in nutrition, sanitation, medical science, health care, education and economic well-being. - See more at: http://www.unfpa.org/public/lang/en/home/news/pid/18341#sthash.D3EypJXI.4sbA3dUT.dpuf

UNCT - THE UN SHOWS SUPPORT FOR LGBT IN FIRST BELGRADE PRIDE PARADE TO BE HELD IN YEARS

September 28, 2014


Belgrade, September 28th - The UN Resident Coordinator, Irena Vojackova-Sollorano joined activists in Belgrade’s first Pride Parade in 4 years, to show the UN support for the LGBT movement. The procession was a short march of a few blocks held under heavy security. An estimated 1,000 activists and their supporters carried rainbow flags and signs — some bearing the message "Pride. Normally" — while marching along eerily empty streets with anti-riot police units positioned on almost every corner.

UNCT - Marking the World Tourism Day

September 27, 2014


Opening of the "Tourism flower ceremony" on the occasion of UN World Tourism Day. Mrs. Vojackova -Sollorano passes on the message of UNWTO Secretary General in presence of DPM Ljajic, CEO of German Tourist Board Mrs. Hedorder, CEO of Tourism Organization of Serbia and representatives of tourism industry in Serbia.

UNCT - Post 2015 Consultations in Serbia

August 7, 2014


A new round of consultations for Post 2015 focused on culture and development has begun. Fill out a questionnaire at the site http://www.srbijakakvuzelim.rs/ Započeo je novi krug konsultacija za Post 2015 fokusiranih na kulturu i razvoj. Popunite i Vi upitnik na strani http://www.srbijakakvuzelim.rs/





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