United Nations

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia cooperates with United Nations through participation of state delegations at parliamentary meetings held during the United Nations conferences, as well as at other forums organized by United Nations. As members of standing delegations of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia to multilateral parliamentary institutions, MPs participate as representatives of these institutions at public hearings and other similar meetings held in United Nations within the Inter-Parliamentary Union or other organizations. In the capacity of members of the delegation of the National Assembly, and in relation to individual foreign-affairs missions of wider importance, MPs can participate at regular and special sessions of the Organization of United Nations and its specialized organizations. The National Assembly also cooperates with United Nations agencies in Serbia, primarily with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

In cooperation with the United Nations Children’s Fund, the Working Group for Children’s Rights was established on March 6, 2009 at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. The task of the Group is to improve and develop a system of protection, rights, and status of children, to control the implementation of laws and other acts that regulate this area, to harmonize the national legislature with international standards, and to establish cooperation with national institutions, international organizations, and social groups.

Cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) includes cooperation with Assembly committees with aim to reduce poverty in Serbia, initiate public hearings as institutions of parliamentary practice, and organize seminars and study tours on the topic of reduction of poverty.

Latest activities

  • MP Olena Papuga, member of the Committee on Human and Minority Rights and Gender Equality, took part in the seminar on “Parliamentary engagement on human rights: identifying good practices and new opportunities for action” in the Palace of Nations in Geneva, 24 - 26 June 2019, organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

  • Prof. Dr Snezana Bogosavljevic Boskovic, member of the National Assembly’s standing delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union, took part in the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva, 13 – 17 May 2019, organized by UNDRR and hosted by the Swiss Government.

  • MPs Elvira Kovacs and Biljana Pantic Pilja, members of the National Assembly’s standing to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, took part in the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women with the topic “Sexism, harassment and violence against women parliamentarians” on 12 March 2019 in New York. The Council of Europe, Inter-Parliamentary Union and Finland’s Permanent Mission to the UN organized the event as part of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of Europe, to take stock of ongoing legal and policy initiatives to end violence against women in politics.

  • MP Stefana Miladinovic was part of the Serbian delegation to the 72nd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on 28 February 2019 in Geneva, dedicated to the fourth periodic report on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

  • National Assembly Deputy Speaker Veroljub Arsic met on 13 february 2019, at the National Assembly House, with Najat Maalla M’jid, UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children and member of the Moroccan National Human Rights Council, visiting Serbia on the eve of the drafting of the National Plan for Children in the Republic of Serbia.

  • A delegation of the National Assembly headed by MPs Dubravka Filipovski and including Milan Lapcevic took part in the Parliamentary Workshop organized under the auspices of World Investment Forum 2018, held 22 - 26 October in the UN Office, Geneva.

  • Dr Milorad Mijatovic, member of the National Assembly’s standing delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union, took part in the UN Parliamentary Hearing on 22 - 23 February 2018 with the topic “Toward a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration: A parliamentary perspective”.

  • Miloš Aligrudić, member of the Standing Delegation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and member of the Sub-Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, participated at the meeting of the Sub-Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe organized to mark the 65th session of the Assembly General of United Nations, and at the Parliamentary Hearing of Inter-Parliamentary Union held from November 30 until December 6 in New York.

  • Delegation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia headed by Dr Oliver Dulić, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, participated at the Annual Parliamentary Hearing organized by UN/IPU in United Nations on November 18-23, 2007in New York.
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tuesday, 22 october
  • 10.00 - Third Sitting of the Second Regular Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2019 (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)

  • 10.30 - reception of Kenyan Parliament Speaker Justin Muturi (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, vestibule)

  • 10.35 - the National Assembly Speaker meets with the Kenyan Parliament Speaker (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 1)

  • 11.05 - signing of the visitors’ book (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 11.10 - press conference of the National Assembly Speaker and the Kenyan Parliament Speaker (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 12.30 - sitting of the Committee on Finance, State Budget and Control of Public Spending (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 13.00 - sitting of the Committee on the Economy, Regional Development, Trade, Tourism and Energy (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 13.00 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 13.00 - press conference of MP Zoran Zivkovic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 13.15 - press conference of MP Zika Gojkovic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 13.30 - press conference of MP Marinika Tepic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 14.00 - sitting of the Committee on Spatial Planning, Transport, Infrastructure and Telecommunications (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 14.00 - press conference of MP Miroslav Aleksic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 14.30 - sitting of the European Integration Committee (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 15.00 - joint sitting of the Culture and Information Committee and the Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Small Hall)

  • 16.00 - sitting of the Foreign Affairs Committee (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Small Hall)

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