City of Belgrade Initiates Coordination Centre for the Inclusion of Roma
01 February 2006
According to a radio station B92 report of July 28, 2005, the city of Belgrade is creating a Coordination Centre for the Inclusion of Roma. The work of the centre will focus particularly on education, employment, health care, and housing concerns. Belgrade Mayor Nenad Bogdanovic reportedly offered his full support for the program. According to the mayor, the centre will assist in the development of strategies to foster inclusion of Roma through the organization of projects and initiatives, and the coordination of activities with the city council and public companies. The president of the coordination centre will be Zivorad Mitrovic and all legal matters will be handled by Svetozar Bakocevic from the Secretariat for Property Law and City Inspection.