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15 September 2016
Round Table “Roles and responsibilities in the process of capacity enhancement and provision of the response to migration challenges”
On 14 September 2016, the Round Table “Roles and responsibilities in the process of capacity enhancement and provision of the response to migration challenges” was organized within the Project “Enhancement of migration response capacities in Serbia” funded by the Embassy of Denmark in Serbia and implemented by Danish Refugee Council Serbia. The Round Table brought together the representatives of the key institutions dealing with mixed migration in Serbia including Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and ... more
12 September 2016
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Chaloka Beyani visits Commissariat for Refugees and Migration
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Chaloka Beyani visited the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration.Svetlana Velimirović, Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner Danijela Popović Rocco familiarized the Special Rapporteur with the progress that has been made regarding the protection and assistance provided to all internally displaced persons, and the possibilities that exist for establishing durable solutions for internally displaced persons.The meeting was organized within the visit of the Special Rapporteur ... more
9 September 2016
The foundation stone for the construction of 235 flats in Ovča
In a Belgrade suburb Ovča today was laid the foundation stone for the construction of 235 apartments intended for refugee families from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, residing on the territory of Belgrade, within the third sub-project of the Regional Housing Project of the Republic of Serbia (RHP). The project is worth 9.8 million euros. Of that amount, 5.4 million euros for the construction of these apartments have ... more
8 September 2016
Let’s paint their world
The Asylum Center in Krnjača hosted a charity event "Let’s paint their world", for migrant children, children without parental care and children in foster care. The event was organized by the company "Etihad Airways" and humanitarian organization "Waha". The event was attended by Parliament Speaker Ms Maja Gojkovic, Education Minister Mr Mladen Sarcevic, Minister for Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs Mr Aleksandar Vulin,  Commissioner for Refugees and Migration Mr Vladimir Cucić, UAE Ambassador Juma Rashid ... more
19 July 2016
Signing of a contract to build 235 apartments in Ovča
In the Belgrade City Hall contract to build 235 apartments in Ovča for refugees within the third sub-project of the Regional Housing Programme was signed. The works will start in late August, and moving in is expected in 14 months, said Mayor Mr. Siniša Mali. Trilateral agreement was signed by Mr. Luka Petrović, Director of the Agency for Investment and Construction of the City of Belgrade, Mr. Goran Kvrgić, Director of Project Management Unit Ltd. And ... more
19 July 2016
Meetings devoted to the RHP in Belgrade and Novi Sad
On 14 July 2016, in the hall of the Vojvodina Assembly, meeting was held in connection with the implementation of the Regional Housing Programme. The meeting was attended by Mr. Ivan Bosnjak, Secretary of State in the Ministry of State Administration and Local Government, Mr. Vladimir Cucić, Commissioner for Refugees and Migration, Mr. Dragan Ivkovic, Financial Director of Project Management Unit and numerous representatives of local governments in Vojvodina. The meeting was held with the support of ... more
15 July 2016
Celebration of Aid al-fitr in the asylum centers
The end of holy month of Ramadan and the start of Eid al-fitr was celebrated in the centers for asylum seekers. Eid al-fitr is one of the two most important Islamic holidays. This year it began on 5 July and ended on 7 July. It comes after the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, during which Muslims abstain from food and drink, evil thoughts and deeds. Pictures below illustrate the atmosphere in the asylum centers. ... more
1 July 2016
Moving into the apartments in Kamendin of 36 refugees and displaced families
Some 36 refugee and displaced families from Kosovo and Metohija, who lived in a collective center "PIM Krnjača", received today roof over their head in settlement Kamendin in Zemun. The opening ceremony was attended by Commissioner for Refugees and Migration Mr. Vladimir Cucić, Deputy Mayor of the City of Belgrade Mr. Andreja Mladenovic, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Mr. Oskar Benedikt, UNHCR representative in Serbia Mr. Hans Friedrich Shodder and city secretary for ... more
28 June 2016
Village houses for 69 refugee families due to RHP
The ceremony of handing out of the donation agreements for purchase of village houses under sub-project 3 of the Regional housing programme for 69 refugee families took place yesterday at Belgrade City Hall.    Mr Ivica Dačić, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and President of the Commission for Coordination of Permanent Refugee Integration of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, said he was pleased that "the second time in the last four months we gather ... more
1 June 2016
Public opinion survey – Attitudes towards asylum seekers, May 2016
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18 May 2016
Study visit to Slovenia as part of the twinning project Support to the national asylum system in the Republic of Serbia
In the period from 11 to 13 May 2016, within the twinning project "Support to the national asylum system in the Republic of Serbia" (Component 3 - Development of appropriate and timely support mechanisms for the integration of persons granted international protection in the Republic of Serbia), representatives of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration visited the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia. This component involves the examination and identification of all existing ... more
18 May 2016
Agreements for the economic empowerment of refugees and handing over of the first machines to refugee families
In the municipality of Pecinci on 17 May 2016 began the distribution of working machines and craft tools within the competition for economic empowerment of refugee families, conducted by the local government of Pećinci. For the realization of this competition means in the amount of two million dinars were provided by the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration and the municipality of Pećinci.Radmila Saric, municipal trustee for refugees and migration, handed over to the family of ... more
15 April 2016
Reconstruction of three pavilions at the Center for asylum in Krnjača
Under the Programme “EU Assistance to Migrants and Refugees in Serbia”, funded by the European union through the EU Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, Danish Refugee Council adapted three pavilions and three studios within the Centre for asylum in Krnjaca, increasing accommodation capacity for additional  188 persons in the pavilions and 9 persons in the studios. Reconstruction works worth 104,900 EUR started in January 2016 and have been successfully finalised in March. The works included ... more
15 April 2016
36 families moving in social housing in supportive environment in Sabac
On 13 April 2016 Mr. Vladimir Cucic, Commissioner for Refugees and Migration of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Nebojsa Zelenovic, Mayor of City of Šabac, H.E. Michael Davenport, ambassador of Delegation of European Union, representatives of the Center for Social Work Šabac, Housing Center and Initiative for Development and Cooperation officially opened the building for social housing in supportive environment in Sabac and handed over the keys to the beneficiaries. Living conditions of 29 families from ... more
8 April 2016
The Government of Japan and UNIQLO provide assistance to refugee children and families in Serbia
Belgrade, 7 April 2016 – The Japanese company UNIQLO, as UNICEF’s global partner, has provided a total of 6,500 pieces of clothing to help refugee and migrant children in Serbia, some of which were distributed during the winter months. Today, in the Transit and Reception Centre for Refugees and Migrants in Adaševci, UNICEF started the distribution of the spring and summer clothes UNIQLO has provided for children and babies who ... more
6 April 2016
Bulletin of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration focusing on increased influx of migrants in the period 1 – 31 Мarch 2016
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28 March 2016
Bulletin of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration focusing on employees working in the field
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18 March 2016
Workshops Building capacities of Migration Councils for migration management through development and realisation of Local Action Plans
Danish Refugee Council Serbia organized two workshops "Building capacities of Migration Councils for migration management through development and realisation of Local Action Plans" in Belgrade, on 14 and 15 March 2016. The workshops were organized within the Project "Enhancement of migrations response capacities in Serbia - EMRCS" financed by the Embassy of Denmark in Serbia with the aim to raise capacities of the Government of Serbia and Local Self-governments in the realisation of Local Action ... more
15 March 2016
Bulletin of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration focusing on Serbian-Swiss migration dialogue
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15 March 2016
Seventh Serbian-Swiss migration dialogue
The seventh migration dialogue, regarding the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Swiss Confederation and the Republic of Serbia, was held from the 10th to the 11th of March 2016. The Serbian delegation was headed by Mr. Vladimir Cucić, Commissioner for Refugees and Migration and his counterpart in the dialogue was Ambassador Mr. Urs von Arb, Director for International Cooperation, State Secretariat for Migration. On the 10th of March 2016 the representatives of the two ... more
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