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Dejan Georgievski
18/07/2012 - 10:40

The House of Human Rights and Democracy called last Monday, July 16, 2012, on the political parties involved in the talks to establish the new Government of Serbia, to establish a separate Ministry of Human Rights which would cover all competences in the area of protection and advancement of human rights, rights of national minorities, vulnerable groups, religious communities, as well as issues related to post-conflict situation in the region.

Dejan Georgievski
16/07/2012 - 10:44

The Platform for Implementation of the Right to Adequate Housing and the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) demanded last Thursday, July 12, 2012, from the state authorities of Serbia and city administration of Niš to implement urgent measures to secure minimal standards for dignified living for the Roma families evicted from the informal Roma settlement Belvil (in Belgrade) and settled in Niš.

Dejan Georgievski
11/07/2012 - 11:30

The Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities of Serbia (SKGO, original acronym), honouring its obligations to uphold and implement the principle of gender equality which it accepted in its long-term strategic documents, established, in constitutional sessions held last month, on June 22 and 23, respectively, the Working Group on Gender Equality and the Expert Team on...

Dejan Georgievski
25/06/2012 - 10:27

After the creation of the first local partnerships in Serbia – in Priboj, Užice, Leskovac and Babušnica earlier this month, the national conference “Strength in Partnership” was held last Wednesday, June 20, in Belgrade.

Dejan Georgievski
07/06/2012 - 11:05

A coalition of civil society organizations presented yesterday, June 6, 2012, at the Ozon Gallery in Belgrade, the Open Parliament online platform (www.otvoreniparlament.rs) which offers an archive of more than 67 speeches and addresses given by the MPs in all 98 sessions of the Serbian Parliament held in the past four years.

Dejan Georgievski
05/06/2012 - 08:12

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) strongly condemned, in a statement for the public last Friday, June 1, the statement that newly elected President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolić gave to TV Montenegro on May 31, 2012, in which he denied there was a genocide in Srebrenica and added that “genocide is difficult to prove in court”.

Dejan Georgievski
04/06/2012 - 11:32

Representatives of local administration, NGO sector and entrepreneurs’ community in Priboj will sign, on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, the local partnership Agreement for Development of Ethno-Tourism in Priboj, in the effort to revive that branch of tourism industry which has huge potentials and could give momentum to the development of the whole area.