Monday, 5 October 2015
Committee on the Rights of the Child Will Continue to Contribute to Creation of Legal Prerequisites for Improvement of Children’s Rights in Serbia, Says Filipovski at Opening of Children’s Week
Children’s Week was officially opened on 5 October at the Republic Institute for Social Protection.
She also highlighted the importance of intensifying the development of new family support welfare services and the encouraging data on the continuous rise in number of adoptions and housing of children without parental care with foster families as an alternative to the institutionalisation of children. Finally, Filipovski said that the Committee on the Rights of the Child will, within its power, continue to contribute to the creation of legal prerequisites for the further improvement of children’s rights in Serbia.
Besides Dubravka Filipovski, member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, the official opening of Children’s Week was also attended by Vesna Rakonjac, Chairperson of the Committee on Labour, Social Issues, Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction and member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs Aleksandar Vulin, Deputy Ombudsperson for Child Rights Gordana Stevanovic, UNICEF Serbia Director Michel Saint-Lot and on the behalf of the organisation Friends of the Children of Serbia Ljubivoje Rsumovic.
10.00 - Voting Day on all the items on the agenda of the Seventh Sitting of the Second Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2019 (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)
11.00 - press conference of MP Bojan Torbica (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)
12.00 - seventh meeting of the Serbian Parliamentary Energy Policy Forum (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall and hall 2)
13.00 - press conference of the Deputy Head of the Serbian Progressive Party Parliamentary Group Dr Vladimir Orlic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)