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30 Oct 2009
‘Balkan Insight’ published a feature article about young Roma who have fled from the war to Germany but now are forced back, while their education, the language they are comfortable in all tie them to Germany. Settling back in Serbia...
16 Oct 2009
OSCE reports on its website that the head of OSCE Mission to Serbia praised the Serbian government’s efforts in combating human trafficking, specifically for the i*ncreasing number of investigations initiated and for improving victim...
03 Oct 2009
‘Radio Srbija’ reports that the Serbian Minister of Labour and Social Policy opened Children’s Week saying that 155,000 children in Serbia live on the edge of poverty and that 46% of Roma children do not eat every day. He said...
28 Aug 2009
‘B92’ reports that 26 Roma teaching assistants will start working in primary schools from September 1 as part of an OSCE funded project. The Ministry of Education and the head of the OSCE mission in Serbia hope that the teaching...
13 Aug 2009
In the first six months of the year in Serbia, 70 victims of human trafficking have been revealed and 42 people have been arrested for trafficking. According to ‘B92’ **‘In Serbia in the last couple of years, there is a trend of...
23 Apr 2009
‘Radio Srbija’ reports that the UNICEF and the National Assembly took up the issue of children’s rights in Serbia in a jointly organized conference. The Serbian Assembly formed a Working Group for Children’s Rights and they...
15 Mar 2009
Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister Ivica Dacic stated yesterday that since 2004, Serbia has gone from a transit and final country destination of human trafficking to a country of origin. He said that 74 people were charged last year with...
05 Jan 2009
‘Southeast European Times’ reports that Serbia decided to increase investment in education to 6% of GDP by the end of 2012. This investment is badly needed since the majority of elementary and high schools were built between the two...

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