Representatives of the organizational committee for the Parade Pride met with the new Ombudsman Zoran Pašajlić. On this occasion, examples of good practice of cooperation between this institution and representatives of civil society were pointed out, and the Ombudsman confirmed that this year LGBT and Trans * flag will be developed on the building of this institution on September 17, on the day the Pride Parade is held.

Representatives of the Ombudsperson Institution showed understanding and readiness for cooperation and support for legislative initiatives related to the registration of same-sex partnerships, as well as the regulation of sex change. Due to the whole process involving cooperation with several ministries and competent institutions, the Ombudsman expressed the will to be a mediator between LGBT organizations and state bodies.

On this occasion, Zoran Pašajlić confirmed his participation in the International Conference, which will take place on September 15th. We welcome this institution’s willingness to cooperation with the civil sector and we hope that this will become a regular procedure with other competent authorities and representatives of the public authorities of the Republic of Serbia.