28 April 2017

New online platform for Monitoring social situation in Serbia MONS presented

SeConS Development Initiative Group and Foundation for the Advancement of Economics FREN presented the new online platform for Monitoring social situation in Serbia MONS (www.mons.rs), which will deal with the most important socio-economic issues in the country and the world, both those in the public eye, and those topics that are currently ignored.

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27 January 2017

The Results of the Analysis of Cross-sectoral Cooperation in the Protection of Children are Published

The functionality of multi-sectoral cooperation in the protection of children from abuse and neglect is analyzed on the basis of official documents - Protocol relating to this area.

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25 January 2017

The low level of trust in institutions in the Balkans and in Turkey

The majority of citizens in the Balkan countries and Turkey do not trust national governments, while they trust most security institutions - army and police. 

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24 January 2017

One step closer to the European pillar of social rights

The conference, which was held in Brussels on 23 January at the initiative of the European Commission, is considered as important step towards the establishment of a European pillar of social rights. 

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20 January 2017

Can EU Semester help build a better Social Europe?

The European Semester must become a strong, democratic instrument that can build a better Social Europe. It was concluded at the seminar held in the European Parliament, which was led by the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN).

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19 December 2016

Presentation of research findings on the determinants and factors of violence against children in Serbia

The research findings on the determinants and factors of violence against children in Serbia, conducted by UNICEF in Serbia in cooperation with SeConS, mentored by an expert team from the University of Teacher Education in Zurich, will be presented in the week between December 12th and 16th in Belgrade, Kragujevac, Nis and Novi Sad. 

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30 November 2016

The study on gender inequality in the Republic of Srpska was published

The study "Gender inequalities in the Republic of Srpska from the perspective of life courses," which is based of the SeConS’ research for Gender Centre of the Government of the Republic of Srpska, supported of UN Women, was published in Banja Luka. 

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2 December 2016

SeConS honored with a plaque of The Faculty of Security Studies

At the ceremony dedicated to the celebration of 41 years since its establishment, the Faculty of Security Studies of the University of Belgrade handed a plaque to SeConS group for development initiative, as an organization which contributed to the work of the Faculty during this year.

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30 November 2016

SeConS in the campaign

Within the campaign "16 Days of Activism", the director of a programme at SeConS, Marija Babovic, presented in Banja Luka methodology for monitoring the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

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28 November 2016

Presenting results of the gender inequality study in Republika Srpska

Results of the gender inequality study in Republika Srpska will be presented on November 30th in Banja Luka. 

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9 September 2016

Results of the research on political clientelism were presented in Sarajevo

Slobodan Cvejić, director of research of SeConS, presented findings of the study „Informal Practices of Capturing Economic Resources by Political Elites: Exploring Party Patronage in Kosovo and Serbia”, conducted within the Regional Research Promotion Programme in the Western Balkans (RRPP) in 2015.

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9 September 2016

Findings of the research “Position of the youth with disabilities on the job market in the city of Belgrade” were presented

Youth with Disabilities Forum and SeConS Development Initiative Group presented the findings of the research “Position of the youth with disabilities on the job market in the city of Belgrade”.

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9 September 2016

The Parliament should become involved in carrying out the UN Agenda 2030

Within the Week of Parliamentarism, SeConS Development Initiative Group organised a discussion on the topic of „the United Nations Agenda for sustainable development until 2030“, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia and the Global Compact in Serbia, with the aim to point to the role of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.

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9 September 2016

Human Security Conference 2016 was held

The Third International Academic Conference on Human Security 2016 was held in Belgrade, and it gathered more than 130 eminent experts and lecturers from 19 world countries. The conference was organised by the Human Security Research Centre of the Faculty of Security Studies of the University of Belgrade, in cooperation with the Citizen’s Network for Peace, Reconciliation and Human Security, supported by European Commission.

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28 October 2016

Revision of material deprivation indicators

UNICEF in Serbia and the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit (SIPRU) of the Government of the Republic of Serbia are launching the process of revising social inclusion and poverty reduction indicators.

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24 October 2016

Young People in Serbia 2015 research results presented in Sombor

Presentation of the Young People in Serbia 2015 research findings, conducted within an international project supported by the Friedrich Ebert fondation and Shell youth studies, is continued.

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21 October 2016

Presenting the On line Human Security Course at the Faculty of Security Studies

Online course on human security enables users to develop their skills and competencies in the field of human security. The course will be presented on October 26th at the Faculty of Security Studies at 5 pm (50 Gospodara Vucica st.).

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27 September 2016

First EAPN Task Force meeting for migration

On September 26th the first meeting of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Task Force, dedicated to issues of migration, refugees, and asylum seekers was held in Brussels. At this meeting the newest trends and policies in controlling migration flows implemented by EU members and candidate countries were discussed.

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23 September 2016

International round table „Human security and trust in institutions“

Olivera Vukovic, the executive director of SeSonS, and Marija Babovic, the director of programme, presented findings from the most recent studies conducted by SeConS at an international round table „Human security and trust in institutions“, which was held on September 23rd in Podgorica.

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19 September 2016

Soon results of the gender inequality study in Republika Srpska from the life courses perspective

Which gender inequalities are manifested in specific phases of life? How are they reflected in later life phases, thereby creating unequal chances for women and men? Are there any intergenerational changes with regard to gender inequality?

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19 September 2016

DevInfo database

DevInfo database contains numerous statistics data which are necessary for planning, reporting, and monitoring the development of local communities.

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7 September 2016

SeConS chairs the Coalition for Social Entrepreneurship Development

Coalition for Social Entrepreneurship Development (KorSP) will continue to strive for the improvement of the institutional framework for the development of social entrepreneurship in Serbia, it was agreed at the meeting of the Coalition, which was held on 7 September

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26 June 2016

How to improve inclusion of Roma children and children with disabilities in preschool education system?

Parents and guardians of Roma children and children with disabilities showed, by their participation in focus group discussions, a great interest on the issue of inclusion of their children in the preschool education system. They pointed out the availability and quality of existing preschool programs in the territory of their municipalities, and then the reasons for not including their children in preschool program and circumstances that would motivate them to enrol their children in preschool program.

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7 June 2016

Results of the survey on statelessness in Serbia presented at the Media Center

Results of the survey on statelessness in Serbia, conducted to obtain reliable and representative data on various dimensions of the statelessness of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians (RAE) in Serbia, were presented at a press conference at the Media Center. The Survey, carried out by SeConS in September and October 2015, shows that the number of “legally invisible” Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians has dropped by a half over the past four years.

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4 April 2016

“Towards Sustainable Development in Serbia: UN 2030 Agenda” Conference

The joint message from the opening of the conference “Towards Sustainable Development in Serbia: UN 2030 Agenda”, organized by SeConS development initiative group in cooperation with the Open Society Foundation in Serbia was that Serbia is set to harmonize national policies with the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The UN 2030 Agenda represents the framework for formulating a new Sustainable Development Strategy, and other sector policies which are more directly aimed at specific sustainable development goals contained in the Agenda.

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25 May 2016

A round table discussion “Young people in Serbia: how do they live, what do they believe in and what do they hope for?” was held at CC Grad

At the round table discussion “Young people in Serbia: how do they live, what do they believe in and what do they hope for?”, organized by SeConS development initiative group and Friedrich Ebert Foundation, results of the survey “Young People in Serbia 2015” were presented, with the intention of prompting their use in formulating public policies in Serbia.

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