Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality met with H.E. Mr. Kyle Scott the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia and Ana Haćić-Vlahović, political advisor. The Commissioner informed the Ambassador on the Commissioner’s scope of authority and activities while the Ambassador expressed particular interest in the position of the most vulnerable groups such as the Roma, women, persons with disabilities and LGBT community.
Topics discussed at the meeting include regional cooperation between equality bodies, the importance of building inclusive institutions and Commissioner’s plan for future activities.
The USA Ambassador stressed the significance of independent institutions and underlined his support to the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality in its struggle towards shaping a more tolerant and equal society for all citizens of Serbia.