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119622
English
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The discussion is initiated by Local Press, an association of local independent media, due to the new forms of violations of media freedoms on the local level that have been spotted in the Local Press’ recent reports on state of media freedom.  The discussion will be attended by local state authorities, NGO representatives, citizens and respected lawyers. The  event is organized by the Local Press assocaition with support of the OSCE Mission to Serbia.

Prijepolje
OSCE Mission to Serbia
10 June 2014
No
118142
English
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The book, Youth and Hooliganism in Sports Events, was produced by the OSCE Mission to Serbia. It is based on a survey conducted in 25 secondary schools throughout Serbia on a sample of 3662 pupils. The survey addressed issues of football hooliganism, awareness of young people, involvement in fan groups, delinquent behaviour, alcohol and drugs abuse, and linkages to racism.

The results of the survey are published in the form of a publication which will be available on the OSCE Mission to Serbia website.

Odd Berner Malme, Head of the OSCE Mission to Serbia Law Enforcement Department and Goran Milosevic, Dean of the Academy for Criminalistics and Police Studies, will open the event.

Academy for Criminalistics and Police Studies, address: Cara Dušana 196, Beograd (Zemun)
OSCE Mission to Serbia
8 May 2014
No
118141
English
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The debate, “Self-censorship: Invisible Threat to Media Freedom”, will gather journalists, editors, representatives of civil society organizations and academia, as well as other media professionals and citizens. The debate will foster a wide exchange of experiences and discussions on self-censorship which is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest challenges and threats to media freedom.

The event will be opened by Paula Thiede, Deputy Head of the OSCE Mission to Serbia alongside Olivera Kovačevic, RTS journalist, Dragoljub Žarković, Vreme weekly editor-in-chief, and Radomir Diklić, Director of BETA news agency. The moderator will be Branko Čečen, Director of Centre for Investigative Journalism Serbia.

Belgrade Media Centre
OSCE Mission to Serbia
6 May 2014
No
110794
English
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The most recent developments in judicial reform will be the focus of discussion at a joint roundtable of the OSCE Mission to Serbia and weekly magazine VREME.

The event will gather journalists, lawyers, and representatives of Justice Ministry High Judicial Council, State Prosecutor’s Council, Association of Judges and Prosecutors, Supreme Court of Cassation and the Constitutional Court.

The topics on the agenda include the efficiency of the new court network, application of the new Criminal Procedure Code, position of judicial assistants within judicial system and legitimacy of the Councils.

The roundtable will be streamed live at http://presscentar.uns.org.rs/live-stream.html

Press Centre of Journalists’ Association of Serbia, Knez Mihajlova 6/III Belgrade
OSCE Mission to Serbia
31 January 2014
No
108812
English
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This workshop for judges, prosecutors and defence counsel will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss with, and learn from experienced practitioners on how to effectively adjudicate war crimes cases in Serbia.

The workshop will bring together 23 participants with the aim of furthering their understanding of international humanitarian and criminal law, the elements of war crimes and modes of liability, as well as procedural questions related to the application of the new Serbian Criminal Procedure Code. The sessions will be led by Judge Siniša Važić from the Belgrade Court of Appeal, Judge Wolfgang Schomburg, a former international tribunal judge responsible for adjudicating war crimes cases, and defence counsel Novak Lukić, specialized in the litigation of complex war crimes cases before international courts.

This meeting is the seventh activity organized this year as part of the second phase of the OSCE/ODIHR War Crimes Justice Project, which aims to build the capacity and reinforce the professional ties of justice actors handling war crimes cases in the region.

22 November 2013
Belgrade
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
26 November 2013 - 27 November 2013
No
108307
English
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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.

Palace of Serbia, Belgrade
OSCE Mission to Serbia
18 November 2013
No
108310
English
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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.

Hotel Moskva, Balkanska Hall, Belgrade
OSCE Mission to Serbia
18 November 2013
No
108249
English
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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.

Bujanovac
OSCE Mission to Serbia
13 November 2013
No
107568
English
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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. 

Belgrade
OSCE Mission to Serbia
1 November 2013
No
107320
English
Yes
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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.
Belgrade
OSCE Mission to Serbia
29 October 2013 - 30 October 2013
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