News and events

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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12. 3. 2021.

German Development Cooperation and Ministry for Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue joining forces for Roma inclusion

BELGRADE, 10 March – Ministry for Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue and German Development Cooperation implemented by GIZ have signed today the Technical Cooperation Agreement to intensify work on Roma inclusion.

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10. 3. 2021.

Slađana Tuksar / Požarevac

Slađana Tuksar has been struggling with preconceptions about Roma ever since her birth, and today she is aware that being an independent woman is an even more challenging feat, regardless of the ethnic background.

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3. 3. 2021.

Open Job Applications under the “Cash for Work” Measure

The employment measure during the COVID-19 pandemic, under the “Cash for Work” concept represents a part of the broader German Development Cooperation project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia”, implemented by GIZ, whereas the employment measure itself is being implemented with their support by NALED in cooperation with the Association of Coordinators for Roma Issues under the “Improving the living conditions of Roma population and other marginalised groups in 18 local governments during the COVID-19 pandemic”.

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22. 2. 2021.

PUBLIC CALL FOR SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING AND INTERNSHIP

Armada Security Pirot is announcing a public invitation for participation in the Security Officer Training. The training programme is organised under the German Development Cooperation project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia”, implemented by GIZ and supported by GFA Consulting Group GMbH.

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22. 2. 2021.

PUBLIC CALL FOR PACKER TRAINING AND INTERNSHIP

“Gaz šped d.o.o.” Apatin is announcing an invitation for participating in the skills training programme for packers (of packaging goods). The training is organised under the German Development Cooperation project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia”, implemented by GIZ, and supported by GFA Consulting Group GMbH.

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17. 2. 2021.

With Proper Training and Certificate to Quick Employment in Welding

As part of activities on employment promotion of Roma and other marginalised groups in Serbia, the skills training programme for 20 locksmith welders was successfully completed and after certification, the candidates will be able to find employment in several companies in Kovin, Smederevo and Pančevo.

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15. 12. 2020.

New Series of Support Packages Distribution to Roma and Other Marginalised Groups Families

Belgrade, 15 December – 201 packages of food and sanitary products (with disinfectants) were distributed for 158 marginalised families in Belgrade municipalities of Rakovica, Čukarica, New Belgrade and Zvezdara during the first half of December as part of the third distribution series organised by the Red Cross of Serbia 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. This is a fruition of the continuing cooperation between GIZ and the Red Cross that has already finalised two distribution activities and disbursed 399 assistance packages in the territory of Belgrade.

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10. 12. 2020.

LAWS AND MEASURES GUARANTEEING HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION ARE IN PLACE, BUT OFTEN NOT APPLIED ADEQUATELY OR IN TIME

The research on discrimination in Serbia, implemented over the course of the past two years by the project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia” and in cooperation with the Commissioner for Protection of Equality, Mrs Brankica Janković, has shown that 95% of the population believe in the presence of discrimination in Serbia, mostly in the field of labour and employment (74%), social protection (30%), health care (29%) and education (20%), and according to the 50% of respondents, the most susceptible are Roma and women (33%).

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16. 11. 2020.

300 EDUCATORS COMPLETE THE TRAINING ON HOW TO RECOGNISE AND ACT IN CASE OF DISCRIMINATION

Over the past year, 300 educators from 60 preschool institutions and primary and secondary schools across Serbia underwent training on how to recognise and take recommended actions and measures to combat discrimination in the educational environment.

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