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The Commissioner opened the 27th Radio Days of RAB Serbia

Commissioner for Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, opened the 27th RAB Serbia Radio Days, which traditionally gathers radio professionals, directors, station owners, presenters, producers, musicians, and other guests from Serbia and the region. “Despite all the new entertainment and information technologies, radio remains one of the favorite media. It has been shown that people have…

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Working meeting of the Commissioner with Ambassador Ferguson and the director of the British Council

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality met with the UK Ambassador to Serbia, Edward Ferguson, Regional Director of the British Council, Clare Sears, and Stephanie Shillinglaw from the British Embassy, ​​with whom she discussed the possibilities for cooperation in the field of promoting gender equality, primarily through cultural projects and work with young people….

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Newly adopted EU directives for greater protection against discrimination

The Council of the European Union adopted EU directives on standards for equality bodies, which are intended to strengthen the role and position of national equality bodies by expanding their competencies and powers, enabling additional resources and a higher degree of independence. The directives aim to strengthen protection against discrimination throughout Europe, and their adoption,…

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Commissioner at the session of the UN Commission on Population and Development in New York

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, attended the 57th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development, which was held from April 29 to May 3 in New York, as a member of the official delegation of the Republic of Serbia. The session’s topic was the assessment of the status of…

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An exhibition on women’s rights in the cultural heritage of Serbia opened in Užice

Culture is important for all human beings because it is an area that knows no borders and provides people with the opportunity to achieve equality and set new standards, as Maga Magazinović from Užice once did, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, at the opening of the exhibition “Women’s rights in the…

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Meeting of the Commissioner and the new Head of the CE Office in Belgrade

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, met with the new Head of the Council of Europe Office in Belgrade, János Babity, with whom she discussed the cooperation on the ongoing projects “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey” and “Integration of Roma III”, which are implemented within the initiative by the…

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Research on the attitude of citizens and representatives of public authorities towards discrimination presented

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality conducted the research “Attitude of citizens on discrimination in Serbia” and “Attitude of representatives of public authorities towards discrimination” with the support of a joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe. Combating discrimination and promoting diversity in Serbia” as part of the “Horizontal Facility…

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Winners of the Commissioner’s Annual Media Award on a study visit to Malta

A study visit to Malta, the country that presides over the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) this year, was organized for the winners of the Annual Media Prize for Tolerance – last year’s first prize-winning female journalists in the TV/radio, print, and online media categories. The prizes were awarded by the Commissioner…

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A workshop was held with members of the Youth Panel

Yet another workshop, attended by young associates of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and members of the Youth Panel, was held, under the title “The fight against discrimination is important for everyone”. Within the interactive workshop, opinions and experiences were exchanged about how young people experience discrimination and its consequences, after which the…

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Commissioner Janković spoke at the opening of the Summit of Women Leaders

The higher we climb the hierarchical ladder, the greater our responsibility because, as leaders, we represent an example for young women, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, at the opening of the Women’s CEO Summit conference. Being a leader is not just a position nor a title, but a state of mind…

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