Archive January 2014

28.1.2014. – BLIC: Court rejected request of Roma family Dibrani to return from Kosovo to France

Court of French town Besanson today rejected request of family Dibrani from Kosovska Mitrovica to return daughter, who was deported from France in October, to that country, today French medias reported. Roma girl from Kosovo Leonarda Dibrani (15) was arrested on 9th October by French police in front of her school friends, so that it could deport her back to ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – Telegraf: Nikolic – Serbia will never forget Holocaust crimes!

International day of commemoration to Holocaust victims was marked with central state commemoration on Staro sajmiste, with message by the president of Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic that such crimes mustn’t be repeated again. While laying the wreath, with military and state honors, president Nikolic said that as Jewish nation was subject of stigmatization, so some historians and politicians today ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – Call for participation in the program of support for employment of Roma men and women

Project Technical support for Roma inclusion is funded by European Union, and realized by the OSCE’s mission in Serbia. One of the project’s objectives is increase of employment of Roma men and women. To achieve a given goal, OSCE’s mission in Serbia and its project partner – Sekons – Group for developmental initiative will realize the mapping of successful economic ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – Visit of OSCE’s High Commissioner for national minorities to the Office for human and minorities’ rights

Director of the Office for human and minorities’ rights Suzana Paunovic have met on 28th January 2014 with OSCE’s High Commissioner for national minorities Astrid Tors, who is for second time in visit to Republic of Serbia after coming to the function in August 2013. On the meeting was discussed about position of national minorities in Serbia and activities of ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – High professional education for social inclusion

Regional project, started in 2012, from side of the European Training Foundation (ETF), is successfully finished. Within the project had been published nine national reports regarding the role of high professional education in fight against social exclusion and creation of social cohesion. Objective of the project was to deepen the understanding of existing barriers and potential opportunities for creation of ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – Czech Republic – Romani candidate proposed for Deputy Human Rights Minister

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, the chair of the Czech Social Democrats, and Andrej Babiš, chair of the ANO movement, have not yet reached agreement on deputy ministerial appointments for the incoming cabinet. The names of some of the deputy ministers that ANO intends to send to the ministries have now been revealed. Edita Stejskalová, a political scientist and Romani ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – EU has ‘unique’ opportunity to return to founding principles

The EU must use 2014 to shape the future of human rights protection and put people before politics, says Nicolas Beger. On 16 May 1949 in Strasbourg, Robert Schuman spoke of the ‘European spirit’ and the values of Europe. This led to the guiding EU principles of democracy, human rights, non-discrimination, justice, freedom and equality. It was these principles that ... Read More »

27.1.2014. – Kurir: Today is International day of commemoration to Holocaust victims

In Serbia today will be with numerous manifestations marked 27th January, International day of commemoration to Holocaust victims. President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic will lead a central state commemorative ceremony of giving honor regarding the marking of 27th January, International day of commemoration to Holocaust victims, announced president’s service for cooperation with medias. Ceremony will begin at 11:00 near the ... Read More »

27.1.2014. – e-novine: Minorities with Vucic

Few minority parliamentary parties announced announcement regarding the decision of Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) about early parliamentary elections. Representatives of Roma, Bosnians and Macedonians welcomed decision of vice-premier Aleksandar Vucic, while highlighting that elections are opportunity for new political chapter and continuance of accelerated Euro-integrations of Serbia, at the same time best solution for citizens too. Roma party forwarded public ... Read More »

27.1.2014. – BLIC: Zorana Mihajlovic – Staro Sajmiste to become a Memorial center

On Staro Sajmiste, on which was located camp for Jews Zemun and Reception camp, in which had been killed more than 20,000 Jews, Serbs and others from all parts of the region, it’s important that we remember those crimes, but also to say that we have to turn this place of Holocaust into Memorial center, instead existing rusty area, stated ... Read More »