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COMMISSIONER WITH ATTENDANTS OF THE PROVINCE OMBUDSMAN SUMMER SCHOOL

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic gave lecture at the Province Ombudsman Summer School in Vrsac about the role that institution of Commissioner has in the combat against discrimination. Jankovic stressed that it is very important for young people to understand that discrimination violates basic human rights and that the combat against discrimination may…

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Support to associations to preserve tradition and old crafts

Every effort to preserve old crafts and traditions is a feat and therefore the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality provides full support to those who fight for it, said Branka Janković at the meeting of the Ethno Network of Equality Commissioner for the Protection of Equality. Bearing in mind the competencies and activities that…

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Celebration of the World Population Day

On the occasion of the World Population Day, 10 July, a project “Living Library” was presented on the plateau in front of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. “Living Library” is a project of the Council of Europe which is being implemented by the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality in Serbia. In this specific…

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Commissioner visited „Weavers’ Colony“

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended traditional manifestation the 4th „Weavers’ Colony“ at Stara Planina and supported women who produce kilims and other hand-made products, preserving and promoting art of weaving, as one of the most valuable traditional handcrafts in our country. Many of them are members of crafts cooperative “Lady’s Heart”, who…

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Commissioner with Croatian Ambassador

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic had a working meeting with the Ambassador of Croatia in Serbia, Gordan Bakota, with regard to prospective Croatian presidency of the Council of European Union. Commissioner and Ambassador discussed, among other, the demographic challenges that both countries are facing and the significance of equality for development of the…

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Modern technology helps people with visual impairments

A unique device that enables the blind and persons with visual impairments and dyslexia to read was for the first time presented in Serbia, to Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic. It is a small, light bluetooth device attached to glasses that scans writings and transforms them to speech, i.e. reads the text to…

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Hospices as a good way for treating seriously ill patients

In times when there is an increasing number of people with malign diseases, helping and caring of seriously ill patients is very important, because more than a few of them are being discriminated against, said Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic at the event organized on the occasion of the termination of project „Renovation…

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Commissioner at the meeting dedicated to Anti-Semitism and xenophobia in Europe

Following the invitation of Romanian Prime Minister and World Jewish Congress, Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended the two-day meeting “A Perspective to a Future Strategy to Prevent and Combat Anti-Semitism, Racism, Xenophobia, Radicalization and Hate Speech” which was opened by Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and World Jewish Congress Commissioner for Combating…

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Commissioner at the Round table on the civilian participation in peace missions

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic was one of the main speakers at the Round table dedicated to the presenting of development of the national capacities of Serbia for participation of civilians in peace supporting missions, which was organized by International Security and Affairs Center – ISAC Fund. At the meeting, Commissioner Jankovic presented…

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Commissioner at financial education conference

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic spoke at the opening of international meeting dedicated to financial education of youth and other sensitive social groups, held in the Association of Serbian Banks. Education is the key for better life and the knowledge how to gain and manage money can make significant difference, not only for…

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