Serbia

UN expert urges Serbia to do more to support, protect human rights defenders

Alarmed at the stigmatization and hostility faced by those working to advance human rights in Serbia, an independent United Nations expert has called on that country’s authorities to give political recognition and legitimacy to human rights defenders and their work.

Over 300,000 Serbian children live in or at risk of poverty, UNICEF reports

There are still over 300,000 children in Serbia who are living in poverty or are at risk of poverty despite important steps that have been taken to improve the situation since the late 1990s, according to a new United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report.