Latest news and press releases from 2016 in chronological order, most recent one on top
Government of Japan approved additional grant aid in response to the refugee and migrant crisis in Serbia
3 February 2016 – The Embassy of Japan in Serbia has announced that the Government of Japan has approved an additional grant of US $4.57 million in response to the refugee and migrant crisis in Serbia.
In the midst of a difficult migration child-friendly spaces allow children to be children again
Serbia, 20-22 January 2016 - As the proportion of child refugees and migrants arriving into Europe increases, providing opportunities for children to be children again, and for mothers to rest and nurse their babies in privacy -- if only for a few...
Children’s TV programme – The Squad – to be broadcast in February
Belgrade, 28 January 2016 – The Squad, a TV programme for children will be broadcast on Serbia’s public service broadcaster, Radio Television of Serbia (RTS), from February. The purpose of the programme is to offer children more educational television...
Bringing much needed joy to refugee and migrant children
Presevo, Serbia, December 2015 - So far, over half a million refugees and migrants have passed through Serbia. Every third person is a child. Their journeys of thousands of miles are being made more difficult by hunger, the cold, and unfamiliar...
UNICEF's Deputy Executive Director meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Belgrade, 22 January 2016 - UNICEF's Deputy Executive Director, Ms. Yoka Brandt, as part of her three-day visit to Serbia, met with the Minister Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ivica Dacic.
UNICEF’s Deputy Executive Director Visits Serbia
Belgrade, 20 January 2016 - UNICEF's Deputy Executive Director, Ms. Yoka Brandt, has started her three-day visit to Serbia in order to see for herself the situation of the refugee and migrant children and their families, but also to meet with...
Winter: UNICEF Expresses Concern over the Health of Children on the Move
Geneva, 19 January 2016 – Children arriving into a harsh winter in southeastern Europe are physically exhausted, scared, distressed and often in need of medical assistance, UNICEF warned.
Launch of the Info-line for parents
Belgrade, 11 January 2016 - The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and UNICEF launched the "Info-line for parents – support to inclusive education", which is being operated by the Initiative for Inclusion VelikiMali.