United Nations Development Group

Mihajlovic: Introducing order in road maintenance companies

BELGRADE - The adoption of the draft law to ratify the International Labour Organisation's Convention concerning Labour Clauses in Public Contracts will introduce order into road maintenance companies, primarily in terms of employee safety, Serbian Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic said on Tuesday.

Int'l Labor Organization Chief Urges Govt to Curb Grey Economy

Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labor Organization (ILO), has called on the next Bulgarian government to seriously address the issue of grey economy

In an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio, he argued that excessive financial discipline and pay cuts harmed economic growth and consumption.

Serbia celebrates World Population Day, focus on youth

BELGRADE - World Population Day was celebrated in Belgrade on Friday and during the event, Representative of the UN Population Fund Irena Vojackova-Sollorano said that care for the young needs to be an interest and responsibility for everyone while Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports Snezana Klasnja warned that unemployment and negative economic situation pose the biggest problem for Serbia'

‘Turkey is a big, constructive UN development player,’ says head of UN agency

Turkey is very supportive of the UN, says the head of the United Nations Development Program, adding that it is breaking ground in its transition from a recipient to a provider of development support. ‘Turkey has a very positive story to tell and an experience to share,’ says Helen Clark.