The European Commission walks a tightrope with the EU Green Deal. Despite the long-term objectives of achieving a circular economy and reducing resource use, it plans to increase raw materials mining. A planned lithium mine in Serbia, opposed by local communities, is a poignant example of this tension.
This analysis includes information on human rights issues related to Chinese investment in the CEECA region.
This profile on Serbia includes information on: collective and individual employment relations, health and well-being, pay, working time, skills and training, and equality and non-discrimination at work.
State Obligations to Regulate and Adjudicate Corporate Activities under the European Convention on Human Rights
This study examines State obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Report documenting digital rights violations in Central & Southeastern Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic finds censorship and media manipulation
In the report, BIRN and Share Foundation conclude that technology, especially in a time of crisis, should not be seen as the solution to complex issues, be that protection of health or upholding public order and safety. Rather, technology should be used to the benefit of citizens and in the interest of their rights and freedoms.
The position of human rights defenders (HRDs) in the Western Balkans is increasingly precarious. Across the region, HRDs and organisations, as well as independent media outlets, are prone to intimidation, threats, smear campaigns, digital and physical attacks, and an overall disregard by national authorities.
The UNGPs are currently available in English, Russian, and Serbian.
This Human Rights and Business Country Guide contains information regarding the potential and actual human rights impacts of businesses. The information in this Guide is intended to help companies respect human rights and contribute to development in their own operations and those of their suppliers and business partners.
The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights, a civil society organisation in Serbia, commenced the drafting of a national baseline assessment in January 2016. It is intended to serve as basis for furthering national debate on developing a NAP and the uptake of the UN Guiding Principles in Serbia more generally.