Statements

Announcement on the occasion of the International Roma Day

On the occasion of the International Roma Day, 8 April, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic congratulates to all Roma men and women their holiday and notes that, beside positive improvements during the previous years, the poverty, difficult access to health care, unemployment and significant social distance, unfortunately, still shape the reality for…

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Announcement on the occasion of the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On the occasion of the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic emphasizes that the problem of racial discrimination stands as a great challenge for all modern societies which should be founded on the values of tolerance, equality and respect of human rights. The fact that every…

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Commissioner Jankovic submitted Annual Report for 2017 to the National Parliament

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic submitted a Regular Annual Report about the situation in area of protection of equality in 2017. to the National Parliament of the Republic of Serbia. The majority of complaints were filed because of discrimination on grounds of disability, almost one fifth of the total. Following are the…

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COMMISSIONER JANKOVIC WITH AMBASSADOR SCOTT

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic met with Ambassador of the United States of America Kyle Scott, on the occasion of the International Women‘s Day. They discussed further European integration of Serbia and achieving of the goals from Chapter 23. related to respecting of human rights and equality of all social groups, as…

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Announcement on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic reminds that the violation of human rights and spread of racial, national and religious hatred and intolerance can lead to catastrophic consequences of widespread proportions. The importance of equality, respect for diversity, and the harmfulness that discrimination can…

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Announcement on the release of the list of candidates for the membership in SANU

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic welcomes the list of candidates for the membership in Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art (SANU), which was proposed by the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory. In the current composition, SANU has very few women and therefore it is of the outmost importance that the prominent…

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Announcement regarding the unequal earnings or men and women for the same job

Respecting every kind of advocacy for equality of men and women, to which the first Vice-president of the Government Ivica Dacic drew attention, we, as the competent institution, point out that the legislative framework that protects the principle of equality and prohibits any kind of discrimination already exists in the Republic of Serbia. Above all,…

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Signing of the project for strengthening of local capacities for combating discrimination

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic and Ambassador of Norway Arne Sanes Bjornstad, signed the contract on the realization of the project titled “Strengthening of local anti-discrimination capacities and institutional capacities of Commissioner for the Protection of Equality”. Expressing the gratitude to the Kingdom of Norway for the support, Commissioner Jankovic stressed that…

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Announcement regarding Human Rights Day

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic congratulates the Human Rights Day, 10 December, to all citizens of Serbia, reminding that one of the basic and guaranteed rights is – the right of every person not to be discriminated and to be equal. All relevant researchers, as well as data from the submitted complaints,…

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Commissioner Jankovic in the Parliament of Montenegro

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic took part at the session of the Women’s Parliament in the Parliament of Montenegro, where she spoke about the activities of the Republic of Serbia in the area of prevention and suppression of partner and domestic violence. The session, which was opened by the President of the…

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