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Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters
Study on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Serbia
Monitoring of the Social Situation in Serbia MONS
National Report on Gender Equality Index for Serbia
Rapid assessment of the abuse of child labor on the streets of Serbia
Analyzing the needs of safe houses in six cities in Serbia
Monitoring and evaluation of the project “Road to recovery: Improving services for victims of sexual violence in Vojvodina”
Creating the Strategy on Deinstitutionalization and individual components of the Strategy on the Development of the Social and Child Protection System in Montenegro
Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters
Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters

The project “Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters” is a three year initiative in the region of the Western Balkans, coordinated by the Red Cross of Serbia and supported by the European Union, Austrian Development Agency and Austrian Red Cross. Started in late 2020, it connects civil […]

Study on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Serbia
Study on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Serbia

Ten years after the implementation of the baseline study on Women’s Entrepreneurship, the SeConS Development Initiative Group, with the support of UN Women, is conducting a new study to assess the current position of women entrepreneurs in Serbia and assess the impact of policies, strategies, initiatives and individual programs implemented by the Government of Serbia. […]

Monitoring of the Social Situation in Serbia MONS
Monitoring of the Social Situation in Serbia MONS

Monitoring social situation in Serbia (MONS) is an online platform, launched jointly by the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics FREN and SeConS Development Initiative Group, in order to better present results of socioeconomic research and increase its significance an impact on processes of adopting public policies. The platform was launched to establish a dialogue between […]

National Report on Gender Equality Index for Serbia
National Report on Gender Equality Index for Serbia

SeConS is currently working on development of the National Report on Gender Equality Index for Serbia Women and Men, that will give more visibility to areas that need improvement and support policy makers to design more effective gender equality measures. Collection of all the necessary data and calculation of the Gender Equality Index will be […]

Rapid assessment of the abuse of child labor on the streets of Serbia
Rapid assessment of the abuse of child labor on the streets of Serbia

Rapid assessment of the abuse of child labor on the streets of Serbia is part of a project that has been implemented in the period 2019-2023 by the International Labor Organization office in Serbia, with the support of the United States Department of Labor, under the title “Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement to accelerate action […]

Analyzing the needs of safe houses in six cities in Serbia
Analyzing the needs of safe houses in six cities in Serbia

SeConS Development Initiative Group participates in the project “Improving the safety of women and girls by increasing the effect of safe houses for victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence”, which is being implemented by the Women’s Support Center Kikinda, in cooperation with the United Nations Agency for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Serbia […]

Monitoring and evaluation of the project “Road to recovery: Improving services for victims of sexual violence in Vojvodina”
Monitoring and evaluation of the project “Road to recovery: Improving services for victims of sexual violence in Vojvodina”

SeConS Development Initiative Group has launched monitoring and evaluation of the project “Road to recovery: Improving services for victims of sexual violence in Vojvodina”, which is being implemented by the Women’s Support Center Kikinda, aided by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. The general goal of the project is to provide women […]

Creating the Strategy on Deinstitutionalization and individual components of the Strategy on the Development of the Social and Child Protection System in Montenegro
Creating the Strategy on Deinstitutionalization and individual components of the Strategy on the Development of the Social and Child Protection System in Montenegro

In close cooperation with the United Nations Children’s Fund and the United Nations Development Program in Montenegro, the SeConS expert team developed the Strategy on Deinstitutionalization in Montenegro for the period 2023-2027. The draft was prepared taking into account relevant national regulations and analyses in the field of social and child protection, as well as […]

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The European Anti-Poverty Network – Serbia is announcing a call for entries for the National Award for Decent Reporting on Poverty and Social Exclusion “REFLECTION”

The award for decent reporting on poverty and social exclusion is given for journalistic works and media photographs that address the issue of poverty and social exclusion in Serbia, and have been published in print, electronic, or online media of national, regional, and local significance. The aim of the Award for Decent Reporting is to promote dignified and non-sensationalist reporting on poverty, which portrays various aspects and forms of poverty, with respect for representing individuals living in poverty and involves a deeper observation of the phenomenon of poverty and its patterns.

The final conference on “Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters” was held

The final conference of the project “Strengthening resilience of older persons and persons with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters” was held in the Palace of Serbia. The conference was organized as the final event of the project coordinated by the Red Cross of Serbia since November 2020, with the support of the European Union and the Austrian Development Agency.

Presenting the findings of a rapid assessment of the position and challenges faced by women workers in cleaning and care services in Serbia

At the discussion forum entitled “Empowerment of women workers in assistant jobs”, the findings of a rapid assessment of the “Position and challenges of women workers in cleaning and care services in Serbia” were presented by Jovana Čvorić, a researcher with the SeConS Development Initiative Group. The forum was organized by ASTRA – Anti-Trafficking Action organization and the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southeast Europe Foundation.

Global Compact Network Serbia held its first meeting in 2024

The Global Compact Network Serbia members convened for their first meeting in 2024 to discuss the Network’s strategic goals and upcoming activities. A portion of the meeting was also devoted to deliberating on the similarities and differences between the ESG concept and the Sustainable Development Goals, and the significance of their integration in the pursuit of sustainable development. This was also an opportunity to learn more about the new members and the sustainable practices they follow.

SeConS commenced cooperation with the BAPUSS Department of Art and Design

SeConS Development Initiative Group and the Department of Art and Design of the Belgrade Business and Arts Academy of Applied Studies have entered into an agreement on cooperation that will enable students in Basic and Master Applied Studies to present and publish in SeConS publications their signature watermark photographs created as part of their course work in Photography.

MICS6 – Secondary Analysis

UNICEF in Serbia conducted additional analysis of the MICS survey from 2019, but also using available data collected through the previous MICS surveys (2005, 2010, 2014). Experts from the SeConS Development Initiative Group participated in MICS6 – Secondary analyses.

Gender Equality Indices in the Western Balkans and Turkey

The Gender Equality Index is a unique measuring instrument important for monitoring the progress of gender equality in various areas of society, not only in the EU but also among the Western Balkans and Turkey. It facilitates a comparison at the regional level among EU member states, candidate countries, and potential candidates.

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