News and events

8. 10. 2020.

PRESS STATEMENT Award of a Subsidy agreements Project "Achieving inclusive socio-economic development through encouraging Roma entrepreneurship and employment"

In order to quickly, efficiently and sustainably employ Roma men and women, as well as other socially vulnerable groups, at a ceremony held on that occasion, the City of Pozarevac and the project of German development cooperation "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia" awarded 20 Subsidy agreements to entrepreneurs from Pozarevac.

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25. 9. 2020.

Local Subsidy Agreements Awarded for “Achieving Inclusive Socio-Economic Development through the Promotion of Roma Entrepreneurship and Employment”

At a ceremony organised on the occasion, the town of Požarevac and the German Development Cooperation project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia” have presented today 20 local subsidy agreements for Požarevac entrepreneurs, designed to speed up efficient and sustainable employment of Roma and other socially vulnerable population groups.

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17. 9. 2020.

Tablets and Equipment for Training on Combating Discrimination against Roma Awarded to Secondary Schools by GIZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in cooperation with the Ternipe Association from Pirot has awarded 20 tablets to secondary schools in Serbia whose students are to attend the training on combating discrimination against members of the Roma population. The training will be organised within the campaign “Meet, Do Not Judge!”, with the idea to combat discrimination and reduce stereotypes, all in line with the Handbook for secondary school students on breaking down stereotypes against Roma and introduction to discrimination prevention mechanisms, created in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development.

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14. 9. 2020.

Awareness of rights and trust in institutions as the key to overcoming discrimination against minorities

The Strategy for Social Inclusion of Roma in the Republic of Serbia 2016-2025 led to some progress in addressing the problem of discrimination against Roma. Nevertheless, difficulties have been encountered in overcoming prejudices and misperceptions about the Roma population.

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29. 7. 2020.

Call for beneficiaries - Employment as a Customer support officer at company Sitel

Do you speak and write Englis or German on a level that you are able to conduct a simple conversation, write a short email and understand general and specific details given clear speech? Do you regularly use a computer, smartphone or a tablet? Are you a people person and curious, love working in a team and helping people?

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29. 6. 2020.

Encouraging Employment of Marginalised Groups through Skills Training for Locksmiths and Welders in Niš

A welding training was launched in Niš for Roma, returnees from Germany and other EU countries, and members of other hard-to-employ categories, in accordance with measures promoting employment of marginalised groups. The training will take place between 22 June and 20 July under the German Development Cooperation project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia”, implemented by GIZ.

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10. 6. 2020.

Public Call for Roma and Other Marginalised Groups’ Employment Support

The public call under the project “Increased Chances for Improved Employment Opportunities in Western Serbia” for the selection of beneficiaries for employment support through business start-ups, support for agricultural households and internships is underway.

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5. 6. 2020.

Signing of Implementation Agreement between GIZ and Serbian Deputy Prime Minister

Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Zorana Mihajlović signed today with the German Organization for International Cooperation - GIZ Implementation Agreement "Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in the Republic of Serbia", worth 10 million euros.

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27. 5. 2020.

By Donating Protective and IT Equipment GIZ Lends Support to Towns and Municipalities

Under the project “Inclusion of Roma and Other Marginalised Groups in Serbia”, German Development Cooperation has lent support to towns and municipalities in combating the further spread of the coronavirus in Serbia by providing protective and IT equipment through crisis response teams, call centres, and other relevant local bodies.

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18. 5. 2020.

Support in education

As of February 2020 until May 2021, CSO “Pomoć Deci” is supporting Roma and other marginalized groups in better and easier access to education. The activities are part of German Development cooperation project “lnclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia” , implemented by GIZ in Serbia, and supported by consortium GFA Consulting Group GMbH in the lead. . Measures are carried out in Vranje, Surdulica, and Subotica, targeting Roma returnees, as well as local Roma, up to 40 years of age, who have not completed their mandatory education.

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