The OSCE Mission to Serbia and the Interior Ministry developed an ethics handbook for police officers as part of the Ministry’s commitment to fight corruption in the police service. The publication will be included in the annual professional development programme for all police officers in Serbia, to help them address ethical dilemmas they could face in their daily work.
A regional meeting will focus on tightening the co-operation between civil society and water authorities to better respond to natural disasters caused by floods. Participants include authorities in charge of emergency situations and water management, Aarhus Centers and environmental civil society organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia.
As part of a project on improving Serbian language skills for national minorities in South Serbia, this language laboratory is established to support students who receive their education predominantly in a minority language. The Serbian language teachers will use this multimedia facility to improve the way students learn Serbian.
Some 100 female representatives from 22 municipalities in Serbia will gather at the conference to discuss role of women in politics, fostering gender equality at the local level and how to improve the economic empowerment of women.
The aim of the First regional meeting of Parliamentary Committees for Human, Minority Rights, and Gender Equality will gather around 25 parliamentarians form the region to discuss best practices related to national minority rights, rights of marginalized groups, gender mainstreaming in public sector and human rights protection and EU integration process.
National Youth Councils from the region gathered to analyse current needs in the youth sector and youth policy. The participants from Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina will explore ways they can help each other and support the sustainable development of youth organizations in the region through joint projects, study visits, trainings and expert exchanges.
The ceremony will recognize state authorities that have contributed to the advancement of the right to free access to information, and also award the public authority for the best information booklet.
The Head of the OSCE Mission to Serbia, Peter Burkhard, will open the International Right to Know Day award ceremony on Monday in Belgrade together with Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, Rodoljub Šabić, Regional Director Transparency International, Anne Koch and Ombudsman, Saša Janković.
This conference will gather municipal officials in charge of environmental affairs and IT experts from Serbian towns and municipalities, along with representatives of civil society organisations, to discuss ways to improve and standardise the systems of presenting environmental information on municipal websites. The event aims at introducing best practices for the collection and presentation of environmental data.
The elected female members of Serbia's National Minority Councils, representing each of Serbia's national minorities, will gather at this summer school to learn about gender-equality policy analysis and gender mainstreaming in education, culture, official usage of language and public information, which are the councils' competencies.