Visit to a local crafts association in Eastern Serbia

Deputy Prime Minister Zorana Mihajlovic and US Ambassador to Belgrade Anthony Godfrey, as part of the commemoration of “16 Days of Gender Equality Activism”, visited a local crafts association “Mission Creative” from Kladovo, which was founded with the aim of preserving and nurturing traditions and forgotten techniques and handicrafts.

The DPM said that the Co-ordination Body and the Government of Serbia will work to improve the position of women in all spheres, while expressing gratitude to the association for everything it does to promote and preserve tradition. “We will do everything we can to help you get enough equipment and to make your association's premises adequately regulated, which will also be helped by the Electric company”, the DPM said.

US Ambassador to Serbia Anthony Godfrey stressed the importance of fighting violence against women and stressed that the Embassy would support all actions in the coming period. “US Embassy supports all activities of the Gender Equality Co-ordination Body, including the Ethno-Network”, he said, and added that the Network's products represent Serbia in the most beautiful way and at the Dubai exhibition World Expo.