The Institute for Social Protection of the Republic of Serbia, the Association of Roma Novi Becej and the Center for Educational Policies as UNICEF partners in developing mechanisms and interventions for suppressing child marriage at the local level, held the local meeting on 02.07. 2019., in the ceremonial hall of the municipality of Novi Becej.
Danica Jovanovic, President of the Association of Roma Novi Becej, spoke at the Regional Conference “Decade of Roma Inclusion - Legacy, lessons learned, best practices”, held in the period from June 20th to June 21st, 2019., in Belgrade.
On June 17th, 2019, the meeting of the National Coalition for Ending Child Marriages was held in Belgrade. During the meeting, the Coalition dealt with the role of social protection system in the acting against child marriages, as well as the opportunities for improving the systemic response to child marriages.
The Introductory training for volunteering in the program on ending of child marriages was held in Belgrade, organized by UNICEF Serbia.
On May 29th, 2019. In the Executive Council of Vojvodina, the Declaration on dedication to end the practice of early, contracted and child marriages in Roma communities in Vojvodina was signed. On behalf of the Roma Inclusion Office of Vojvodina, the Declaration was signed by the director Milos Nikolic, and by the Association of Roma New Becej Ms. Zorica Surlan.
In Belgrade, at the Palace of Serbia on May 27, 2019, the Conference on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in Serbia was organized by the SOS Vojvodina Network aiming to present Recommendations of the CEDAW Committee to representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia.