UNCT - Serbia ranks 77 out of 187 countries in Human Development Index
July 24, 2014
Levels in human development continue to rise in Serbia according to the latest Human Development Index (HDI) made public today on the occasion of the launch of the Human Development Report by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark in Tokyo.
July 16, 2014
I have just come from two days in Serbia, where I have been able to see for myself the severe impact of the floods on people, municipalities, and the country. Clearly there is a pressing need there and in Bosnia and Herzegovina to make rapid progress on meeting the needs of the most vulnerable for housing, incomes, and livelihoods, and for basic utilities and services before the harsh winter months set in.
July 15, 2014
As a result of the collaboration between United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Lions Club International Foundation, a strong evidence based prevention tool will be added to the prevention programming of Serbia. This programme called LionsQuest (Skills for Adolescents) is a school based programme delivered by teachers that works on improving the social and life skills of students in order to prevent a variety of risk factors including substance use.
June 25, 2014
Drug abuse and illicit trafficking have calamitous consequences for the world’s efforts to deliver greater prosperity and equality for all. There are up to 200,000 preventable deaths each year from overdoses. Illicit drugs spawn criminal violence and weaken a state’s essential institutions.
June 24, 2014
The 27th Ignite in Belgrade will be dedicated to the topic of “Human Security”. Presenters from different backgrounds will speak about the importance of Human Security in different areas of life. As part of the opening ceremony, White Board Animation video, titled “Human Security Explained” will be presented as well.
June 23, 2014
UNODC’s theme for this year’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking offers a message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable.
June 18, 2014
UNODC held a presentation of the report ‘The Illicit Drug Trade through South-Eastern Europe’ at the Ministry of Interior in Belgrade. The presentation was attended by senior law enforcement officers and managers of the Serbian Ministry of Interior and the Customs Administration, Assistant Minister of Justice and officials from the Ministry of Health.
June 10, 2014
The United Nations has received additional US $ 1.8 million in response to the floods that have hit Serbia in mid-May. The funding comes from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in order to provide support to the people from areas affected by the floods.
June 4, 2014
The United Nations team of experts says that a massive reconstruction, recovery and clean-up effort is needed in response to the unprecedented floods that hit Serbia in mid-May.
May 30, 2014
The team of experts from UNDAC (United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination) has for the last ten days visited affected areas to assess the impact of floods and landslides.
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