Enhancing knowledge on environmental agreements in the area of environmental security, renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change will be the focus of this seminar for representatives of governmental institutions and civil society organizations.
Participants will also visit the energy-efficient facilities in Sremski Karlovci.
This is the first event in a series of seminars on the role of the media and importance of free access to documents and information, in transparency of local authorities. The aim of the seminar is to improve communication and mutual understanding between the government, journalists and civil society at the local level.
Speakers will include the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, Rodoljub Sabic, and representatives of local government, local NGOs and prominent local journalists.
RTV Vojvodina Programme Director, Sanda Savic, and an expert on public relations, Biljana Stepanovic, will deliver a training course to local institutions` civil servants focused on the improvement of relations between the public institutions and the media.
This publication provides an insight into the position of the Serbian Parliament regarding the security sector, as well as an overview of parliamentary control in this area from 2006 to 2012.
Participants at the event will include members of the Serbian parliament, representatives of security-sector institutions, civil society organizations, international organizations, diplomatic missions and the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
This family guide is aimed at raising public awareness of key disaster risks in the country and providing information on how to act in particular disaster situations.
The Mission supported translation of the guide into three minority languages: Serbian, Hungarian and Romani.
As part of a project on consolidating the democratization process in the security sector in Serbia, the guide will be presented in Subotica.
Participants will include representatives of the Sector for Emergency Management, National Council of the Hungarian National Minority, National Council of the Romani National Minority Council, relevant CSOs active in Subotica, and the Local Self Governments of Subotica, Kanjiza, Senta.
The advantages of online professional development courses for police officers are the focus of this presentation organized for senior managers of Serbia’s Interior Ministry. The European Police College (CEPOL) will present an external evaluation of two pilot e-courses on communication skills and on the use of specialized software for crime investigators delivered to the Ministry in 2012.
As part of a project by the OSCE Mission to Serbia on consolidating the democratization process in the security sector in Serbia, this research recommends mechanisms to enhance conditions for women working in security-sector institutions in Serbia, most notably in the police.
For the seventh consecutive year, the OSCE Mission to Serbia will announce the winners of its Person of the Year awards at an annual reception.
These awards honour Serbian citizens who contributed to furthering OSCE values in Serbia in 2012.
This year, the awards will be presented to individuals who made a decisive contribution in protecting and advancing human rights, equality, the principles of freedom of information and media independence, police accountability and the fight against corruption.
The first Serbian national environmental metadata register, a database of environmental information managed, stored or maintained by public authorities and civil society organizations, will be launched at this event. The database, which is known as the Ecoregister, was developed by a team of environmental experts in close co-operation with the Serbian Environmental Protection Agency and the Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection, with the support of the OSCE Mission to Serbia.
The Ecoregister will facilitate access to environmental information and contribute to better inclusion of the public in environmental decision-making.
The 2011 annual report of Serbia’s Environmental Protection Agency will also be presented at the event.
During the ceremony, certificates will be awarded to young Albanians for completing preparatory classes prior to applying to do the entrance exam for the Basic Police Training Centre. The classes will be held in Bujanovac (27 participants) and in Presevo (15 participants).