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Announcement on the occasion of the World Elderly Abuse Awareness Day

On the occasion of 15 June, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković stressed that loneliness, health condition or dependence on help of others, make older persons more exposed to the risk of abuse, especially when we know that violence against older persons often ...

Contest for Annual media tolerance award 2018

On the occasion of 16 November, International Day for Tolerance, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, supported by OSCE Mission in Serbia, will award the best media articles and reports on combating discrimination and promotion of equality and tolerance with Annual Media Award, for a fourth year in a row. Journalists ...

Announcement regarding the proclaimed amendments on the Law on Enrolling in the Registry of Birth

Regarding the proclaimed amendments on the Law on Enrolling in the Registry of Birth, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic welcomes the proposal of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-government, which would ease legal procedure for sex change registration. Jankovic ...

Meeting of Commissioner Janković and Ambassador of France Mondoloni

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic had a meeting with Ambassador of France Frederic Mondoloni. Commissioner introduced Ambassador with the most important activities of the institution of Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and they also discussed the possibilities for the cooperation of Serbia and France in area of ...

Commissioner at the Regional Conference on the Future of the Welfare State

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic spoke at the regional conference “The Future of the Welfare State at Western Balkans”. Commissioner stressed, as a panel “Long Term Care Policies” moderator, that the challenges of Western Balkans welfare states are specific and even more expressed than in more developed countries, ...

Women in the Security System – Lecture of Commissioner at the College of Security Studies

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic gave a lecture at the College of Security Studies SNO on a topic “Feminist approach to security studies”. Commissioner Jankovic indicated key elements of the feminist theory in correlation with traditional theories of realism and liberalism, stating that women had little control over ...

Warning regarding the violation of children’s rights in media

In previous days, even months, we are witnessing that media are incresingly publishing cases of abuse and violence against children, exposing their life stories and personal confessions, crossing the boundaries of professional etics and severely violating the rights of children in certain number of media posts, warns Commissioner for the ...

The End of Seventh European Congress for Persons with Disabilities

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended the closing of Seventh European Congress for Persons with Disabilities “Living in Encounter” that was held in Belgrade. I believe that after three-day workshops, panels and study trips, we have learned a lot from each other and about each other, as well ...

Preparation for the implementation of UN standard for the employment of LGBTI persons

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic met with representatives of UN Human Rights Team in Serbia in order to consider possibilities for contribution of the institution of Commissioner to the implementation of UN global standards for the employment of LGBTI persons in our country. These standards imply respect ...

Support for the palliative care of patients

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended the ceremonial beginning of construction works within Bel Hospice project, Day Center of the first hospice in Serbia that should start working this autumn. Commissioner emphasized the importance and significance of caring and helping people who are in terminal phase of illness ...

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