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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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Commissioner at the OSCE conference on digital surveillance and human rights

Commissioner Brankica Janković participated in the conference “Under the watchful eye: Human rights, gender and surveillance” in Vienna, which was jointly organized by the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights ODIHR and Representative on Freedom of the Media RfoM, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. The…

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Commissioner at the FRA Fundamental Rights Forum

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, attended the Forum on Fundamental Rights organized by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights FRA in Vienna. The key is to ensure the greater trust of European citizens, especially young people, in institutions, democracy, and the importance of preserving human rights, primarily through the formation and…

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Working breakfast on the occasion of International Women’s Day

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the first working breakfast of the “Group of Friends of Gender Equality” was held at the French Embassy, ​​hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of France, Pierre Cochard, and the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković. The idea for the creation of this informal group…

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The exhibition “Rights of Women in the Cultural Heritage of Serbia”

The exhibition “Rights of Women in the Cultural Heritage of Serbia” was opened in the “Svetozar Marković” University Library in the presence of the Ambassador of Great Britain, Edward Ferguson, and the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković. At the exhibition, a part of about 200 digitally represented works posted on the portal…

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Panel “Gender equality – from priority to identity crisis” held

The position of women in terms of realized human rights is different than it used to be, but the real influence of women is much smaller than it seems from their visible representation in all decision-making places, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, at the event called” Gender equality – from priority…

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The Commissioner led a panel on gender equality at the Kopaonik Business Forum

Equality between women and men in the business sphere cannot be achieved if it does not exist in other areas of life as well, and the burden of this process must not lie on women only, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, as the keynote speaker at the panel “Gender equality as…

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Marking of the International Day of Rare Diseases

The International Day of Rare Diseases was marked also at a round table entitled “I often think of you”, organized by the National Organization for Rare Diseases, NORBS, and attended by the Assistant Commissioner, Mirjana Kecman. At the gathering, it was noted that in the last ten years, significant progress has been made in the…

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