Opening of the exhibition “Bridge of Understanding – Intergenerational Solidarity”

Exhibition “Bridge of Understanding – Intergenerational Solidarity”, organized on the occasion of 1 October, International Elderly Day, by Commissioner for Protection of Equality in cooperation with National Parliament of Serbia was opened in the National Parliament. Literary, painted and photography works of elementary school pupils from all around Serbia are exposed at the exhibition.
On that occasion, Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic said that art works sent by children reveal their great love for grandparents and that should be encouraged also in their older age.
– Everyone of us wants to be respected and recognized, regardless of our age. We learn about this respect in the childhood. That is why the intergenerational solidarity is important measure of how humane our society is. Our institution will launch an initiative to dedicate first classes in schools to the topic of intergenerational solidarity on 16 November, International Day of Tolerance – said Commissioner.
First prize for the best literary work went to Nina Bigic, 6th grade pupil from elementary school in Crvenka “Vuk Karadzic”, the author of the best painted work is Aleksandar Segrt, 8th grade pupil from elementary school in Belgrade “Ivo Andric:, while prize for the best photography went to Majda Madzimurtezic, 8th grade pupil from elementary school in Nova Varos “Zivko Ljujic”.
Beside Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic, awards for the best school artists were also handled to pupils by National Assembly President Maja Gojkovic, President of the Board for Human and Minority Rights and Gender Equality Jasmina Karanac and State Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Development Anamarija Vicek.

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