Change for children - Cooperation between UNICEF Serbia and Square Nine Hotel
BELGRADE, 26 February 2014 - UNICEF and the Square
Nine Hotel in Belgrade announced today the beginning of cooperation on
the "Change for Children" project within which funds will be raised for
UNICEF through the Hotel guests' donations.
Mr. Michel Saint-Lot, UNICEF Representative, and Mr. Goran Kovacevic, Director of the Square Nine Hotel announcing the beginning of the cooperation - UNICEF Serbia / 2014
The project will officially begin on 1 March 2014. The hotel guests will
have an opportunity to add to their hotel bill a minimum of 100 dinars
(equivalent of $ 1), or more if they wish.
"UNICEF has had this kind of cooperation with a number of hotels around
the world for 20 years. This is first time that such a collaboration is
established in Serbia. The Square Nine Hotel has recognized the
importance of investing in children and engagement of the business
sector in the realisation of child rights. I congratulate them for this.
I am sure that through this unique partnership we will together
contribute to creating a better environment for the growth and
development of every child in Serbia," said Mr. Michel Saint -Lot,
Mr. Michel Saint-Lot, UNICEF Representative, and Mr. Goran Kovacevic, Director of the Square Nine Hotel toast with "UNICEF blue" drinks to the beginnning of the cooperation - UNICEF Serbia / 2014
"We are extremely happy to have the opportunity to once again be
pioneers in our country. This is for us one of the most important
moments of 2014, and the most important contract that we will sign this
year. It is essential that companies operating in Serbia understand how
important social responsibility is, and to embrace it as an integral
part of their daily operations, " stated Goran Kovacevic, Director of
the Square Nine Hotel.
Proceeds collected at the Square Nine hotel will be used for the
UNICF programmes aimed at the improvement of lives of children in
Serbia, particularly those who are most vulnerable and excluded.