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Results of the prize competition “The Bridge of Understanding – Cross-generation Solidarity”

On the occasion of the celebration of the 1st of October – International Day of Older People, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality published an open competition for  best literary work, artwork and photography on the topic “The Bridge of Understanding – Cross-generation Solidarity “. In the category of Literary Work, the first prize…

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Meeting of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and the Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković met with Majda Kršikapa for the first time since the new Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency took office. The Commissioner and the Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency discussed the roles and significance of these two independent institutions and agreed to continue their cooperation  and strengthen it…

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Gender equality and measures to strengthen the position of women in the society

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, took part at a seminar “Entrepreneurial capacities and economic position of women” in Vršac. Speaking to the participants at the seminar, the Commissioner talked about gender equality and measures to improve the position of women in our society. Lectures were held within the framework of the…

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Commissioner Janković attends an event on promoting life quality of elderly persons

Respecting human rights of older citizens means their true involvement in the community at all levels and in all areas, and the government must provide them with continuous support and, where necessary, assistance in exercising rights and the use of services, stated the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković at a seminar in…

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Children should be taught tolerance and respect for diversity

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković participated at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, which was organized in Warsaw. Addressing participants and participants in the “Tolerance and Non-discrimination” session, the Commissioner highlighted the impact of the education system, which plays an important role in shaping the attitudes of children and young people….

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Commissioner Janković supported the work and activities of the University of Niš Law School Legal Clinic for the Protection against Discrimination

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković participated at an event on the occasion of awarding certificates to the first generation of students who have successfully completed a one-year training program at the Legal Clinic for the protection against discrimination at the University of Niš Law School. By extending support to the operation of…

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Commissioner Janković meets with Minister Ružić

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković met with Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-government, Branko Ružić for the first time since assuming his duty as the Minister, and discussed cooperation between two institutions. Both parties agreed that continuous education of civil servants working in government and local administrations on anti-discrimination regulations and…

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Workplace discrimination is bad for employees and employers alike

Workplace discrimination, whether the victim is a man or a woman, can easily lead to its most extreme form – violence, with grave consequences for both the employees and employers, said the Commissioner Brankica Janković at a seminar intended for activists of the Section of Women of United Sector Trade Unions Nezavisnost and representatives of…

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Commissioner at the FemCities Conference 2017 in Vienna

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic is attending the conference „Women’s rights, religion and refugees – European cities between welcome culture and rejection“, organized by FemCities network and City of Vienna. Discussion topics at the conference are key problems and specific approaches of European cities, related to women and human rights in connection…

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Work on research related to position of elderly in cities has started

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic and the Red Cross of Serbia, conducted training of interviewers from the organizations of the Red Cross in Serbia, at the beginning of the work on research on the position of elderly citizens in the cities. This research will be conducted by the end of the…

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