News and events

10. 5. 2022.

Grand opening of the assembly of the agricultural cooperative

Within the Programme of German development cooperation "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia", implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue as a political partner and the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs as a key partner with the support of the GFA Consulting House, the Association of Coordinators for Roma Issues launched the project "Establishment of a social enterprise / cooperative".

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8. 4. 2022.

International Roma’s day

Today marks the International Roma Day, a day to celebrate Roma culture and raise awareness of the challenges facing Roma today. Within the programme "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia" from 2018, support is provided to the Government of the Republic of Serbia in establishing and implementing mechanisms for social inclusion of Roma men and women.

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21. 3. 2022.

Public Call for the selection of beneficiaries for attending business trainings, awarding subsidies for self-employment and mentoring support

Within the project "Support to employment of Roma and returnees - E2R2", which is part of a broader Programe of German development cooperation "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia" implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with the Ministry of Human Rights and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, the Initiative for Development and Cooperation - IDC, together with the Center for the Production of Knowledge and Skills - CPZV, announces Public Call for the selection of beneficiaries for attending business trainings, awarding subsidies for self-employment and mentoring support

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14. 3. 2022.

The training for Roma entrepreneurs was held

The Initiative for development of Roma entrepreneurship – REDI, held training for Roma entrepreneurs as part of the Project "Roma Digital Boost" from 11th to 13th March 2022, in Nis, at the Hotel "Marica Grand".

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11. 3. 2022.

Training for welders and locksmiths in Niš

Within the Programme "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia", implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in cooperation with the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, the implementation of the training for locksmiths and welders is under way in cooperation with the National University of NiŠ. The training is carried out with the professional support of GFA Consulting Group, at Tim Industrial Steel company in Niš.

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11. 3. 2022.

Training at MV Fortune in Niš

Within the Programme "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia", implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in cooperation with the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, a training for chefs is under way at MV Fortune in Niš. The training is carried out with the professional support of GFA Consulting Group, in retail stores of MV Fortune (Caesar fast food) in Nis.

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11. 3. 2022.

100 for future

As part of the Project "100 for the Future” implemented by the Roma Inclusion Office under the Programme "Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalized Groups in Serbia" , a seminar was held for the empowerment of Roma women from 4th to 6th March 2022. The seminar featured 20 women from the Roma community, some of whom are already experienced activists, and some who had met with such training for the first time.

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14. 2. 2022.

Implementation Agreement for "Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalized Groups in Serbia" was signed

On Saturday, February 5th, 2022. in Vrdnik, an introductory seminar of the project "100 for the Future" was held and launched at the initiative of the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue. The project aims to empower 100 Roma women from 30 municipalities in Serbia into becoming active citizens who participate equally in creating policies that affects them, whilst promoting the protection of youth rights, women, gender equality and equality in their local communities.

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11. 1. 2022.

New group of participants successfully completed training for security guards in Pirot

On Friday 24th December 2021. under the Programme "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia", the completion of the second training for workers of the security of buildings, property, persons and public events was inaugurated, and attended by unemployed Roma men and women and other unemployed persons who needed additional support to join the labour market.

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29. 12. 2021.

Memorandum of Cooperation was signed with the German development cooperation Programme "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia"

In Belgrade, in December 2021, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the German Development Cooperation Programme "Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalized Groups in Serbia" and the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs.

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