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 Wednesday, 14 December 2011 00:00

Too many people are still not able to exercise their rights, said Sasa Jankovic on the occasion of receiving the award "Person of the Year" for 2011 and expressed hope that the circle of citizens who are be able to exercise their rights will be wider every year. The Protector of Citizens is awarded for his commitment to protecting citizens’ rights and investigating maladministration by public authorities and institutions.

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A fully functioning democracy is not only based on the consent of citizens, but also on government accountability and the right to participate. The significant work carried out by your offices embodies these ideas, making a decisive contribution to the daily lives of Serbia’s citizens,” said Ambassador Dimitrios Kypreos, the Head of the OSCE Mission to Serbia.

It is the moment to recognise our winners’ excellent service to the Serbian public and contribution in the fields of human and equality rights and participatory democracy,” added Ambassador Kypreos.