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15. 9. 2021.

Serbian-German Platform for Experiences Exchange on the Labour Market Inclusion of Marginalized Groups

Belgrade, 10.09.2021 – Within the program of the German Development Cooperation „Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia, implemented by GIZ, a virtual study visit was organized with the goal to create a platform for exchange and joint learning between the Serbian and German stakeholders dealing with the inclusion of marginalized groups at the labour market. The virtual exchange lasted for six days and included more than 100 representatives of state authorities and the civil sector.

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9. 9. 2021.

Getting a job in Belgrade is easier with the support of GIZ and the Divac Foundation

Belgrade, 08.09.2021 - Partners in the project "Employment promotion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Belgrade" presented the results of the implementation of measures to support the employment of Roma and other marginalized and hard-to-employ groups in Belgrade. The project is part of the programme of German development cooperation "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia" implemented by the German organization for international cooperation GIZ in cooperation with the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights.

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22. 7. 2021.

VACCINATION CAMPAIGN IN THE LANGUAGES OF NATIONAL MANORITIES

The Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, in cooperation with the National Councils of National Minorities and with the support of the German Organization for International Cooperation GIZ, presented the beginning of a socially responsible campaign for immunization against COVID-19 virus in the Palace "Serbia". The additional value of this campaign is that the messages were also sent in the languages ​​of national minorities living in the Republic of Serbia.

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16. 7. 2021.

Project "Reduction of additional vulnerability of Roma men and women and other marginalized groups, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 18 local governments" was presented

Belgrade, July 14, 2021 - An event was held in the building of the Government of the Republic of Serbia on the occasion of the beginning of the project "Reduction of additional vulnerability of Roma men and women and other marginalized groups, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 18 local governments". pandemic COVID-19 in the field of education, then improving access to water, information and promotion of immunization against COVID-19, as well as technical support to relevant local institutions for monitoring the course of the pandemic COVID-19.

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10. 6. 2021.

Providing vaccination in Roma settlements

Belgrade, June 10, 2021 - Roma would be vaccinated en masse if they were allowed to be immunized in places that are easily accessible to them, such as the settlements in which they live, is the conclusion of today's health workshop held in the municipality of Zvezdara.

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28. 5. 2021.

FINANCING AND KNOWLEDGE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BETTER POSITION OF ROMA IN SERBIA DOPRINOSI BOLJEM POLOŽAJU ROMA U SRBIJI

Within the programme Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia, which is implemented by GIZ within the German development cooperation, the workshop "Project cycle management" was completed yesterday. The five-day workshop, held in two segments during May in Belgrade at the Zira Hotel, was attended by representatives of civil society organizations, municipalities, cities and local institutions, which focus on Roma, returnees and other marginalized groups.

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15. 4. 2021.

PUBLIC INVITATION FOR TRAINING AND PRACTICE FOR OCCUPATIONS:
1. CUTTING SPONGES IN FURNITURE PRODUCTION
2. GLUE SPONGE IN FURNITURE MANUFACTURE
3. FURNITURE PACKAGING

The program provides a chance for unemployed people to participate in these trainings and get a job at Mobels d.o.o. from Vranje. The training will include a theoretical part lasting 36 hours and a practical part lasting 20 working days. During the practical training, mentor support and reimbursement will be provided to all participants, and the most successful will be given the opportunity to stay and work in the company.

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15. 4. 2021.

Public call for project proposals One million euros for employment of hard-to-employ groups

The Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) and the German Organization for International Cooperation (GIZ) within the project "Initiative for Inclusion phase 3" have announced a competition for the selection of 10 local governments that will receive support for projects to implement innovative and sustainable solutions for employment of hard-to-employ population groups. The total amount available under the Call for Proposals is € 1,000,000, and the maximum grant amount for individual projects is € 100,000.

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6. 4. 2021.

A NEW CHANCE FOR EMPLOYMENT OF 500 ROMA MEN AND WOMEN

About 560 members of hard-to-employ groups from Belgrade, Valjevo and Leskovac, including 405 women, received professional and mentoring support in the past six months, within the project "Economic Empowerment of Roma Women: Improving Employment and Self-Employment Capacities" in order to acquire new knowledge. The results of the project activities are also recommendations for gender-sensitive measures for employment and gender equality, which will in the long run contribute to the economic empowerment of Roma men and women and other hard-to-employ persons at the local and national level and was published today at the final conference of the project held at the Media Center in Belgrade.

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15. 3. 2021.

Food and Hygiene Packages Distributed in Zaga Malivuk Settlement

Belgrade, 12 March – In organisation of the Serbian Red Cross and the German Development Cooperation Project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia”, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, 127 food packages, and 127 sanitation products packages with disinfectants were distributed to 79 families in Zaga Malivuk substandard settlement.

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