March 2012, ref. no. 335
Acting within the framework of the legally prescribed competences to recommend to the public authorities and other persons measures to achieve equality (Article 33, para. 9 of the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination “Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”, No. 22/2009), the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality gives the following
RECOMMENDATION ON MEASURES TO ACHIEVE EQUALITY
- The University in (sent to all Universities in Serbia) will take, without delay, all necessary measures to enable faculties within the University to issue to persons who have changed their name after graduation due to gender change (transgender persons), upon their request, new diplomas and other official documents issued under the jurisdiction of faculties, in which their new name will be indicated, in a fast, transparent and accessible manner, respecting national and international standards in the field of protection of transgender persons from all forms of discrimination.
- The University will notify the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality of the measures it will take to act upon the recommendation, within 30 days from the date of receipt of the recommendation.
COMMISSIONER FOR THE PROTECTION OF EQUALITY
Dr. Nevena Petrušić