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Introduction

The information contained on this page was updated in October 2012 and is also maintained by our country team.

Name: Bojan Stanojlović
Institute for Disability and Social Inclusion, Belgrade, Serbia
Phone number: +381641768388
E-mail: idis.serbia@gmail.com
Website: under construction

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Policy contacts

The main contact point for co-ordination of disability policy at the national level is:

  • Vladimir Pešić, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Policy, The Persons with Disability Support Department,e-mail: osobesainvaliditetom@minrzs.gov.rs

Public information about disability entitlements and benefits are available from:

Data and research

There are no established networks for disability research and no disability studies in Serbia. There are initiatives and projects that aim to explore and document problems and the position and situation of rights of persons with disabilities, but these efforts have not been networked so far.

Disabled people’s organisations

The national assembly representing disabled people’s organisations is:

  • National organisation of persons with disabilities of Serbia (NOOIS-NOPDS). The national organisation of persons with disabilities of Serbia is an umbrella organisation of 11 national organisations of persons with different types of disabilities. Membership of NOPDS is available for all associations of persons with disability. NOPDS is an observer member of European Disability Forum. Contact: Ivanka Jovanovic, EDF contact person and Executive Director. Postal address: Dimitrija Tucovica 23, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia. E-mail: nacionalnaorganizacija@bvcom.net, Web page: www.noois.rs

Law and policy

More details of national policy instruments, and with relevance to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of persons with Disabilities, are provided in DOTCOM: the Disability Online Tool of the Commission.

Serbia signed the Conventionon the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol on 17 December 2007 and ratified them on 31 July 2009. ("Official Gazette of RS - International Treaties", no. 42/2009, from 2 June 2009).

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