In Serbia, every fifth resident is over 65 years old, and it is expected that by 2041 it will be every fourth, which is why the "silver economy" is important and the question of how to put the potential of older people, their knowledge and experience to the function of society.
This was stated today by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, Ivan Bošnjak, at a meeting on the role of companies in the protection and promotion of human rights and social inclusion in Serbia, which the ministry organized with the support of the UN Population Fund in Serbia.
The focus of the meeting was on the inclusion of different population groups in the labor market, especially marginalized groups, strengthening of social cohesion, improvement of human rights of vulnerable groups, and prevention and protection against discrimination.
Mladen Antonijević Priljeva from the Center for Research and Development of Society IDEAS, Nada Satarić from the organization Amity - the power of friendship, president of the Steering Committee of the UN Global Compact in Serbia and director for sustainable business of "Delta Holding" Tijana Koprivica, assistant director of the Association Sector, also spoke at the meeting. of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce Tanja Lindel and senior advisor for socially responsible business of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce Sanja Bunić.
We presented new requirements for companies in the supply chains of German companies in the framework of the social dialogue "The role of companies in the protection and promotion of human rights and social inclusion in the Republic.