Public Opinion is Clear: Urgent Legislation Required to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation! Read the story


The Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS) represents a union of over 100 member organizations dedicated to safeguarding and promoting children’s rights in Serbia. MODS strives for an inclusive society where all children can grow up free from harm and discrimination. We advocate for their access to high-quality formal and non-formal education, healthcare, social services, and a healthy environment, all under equitable conditions.

As a member of ECPAT International, MODS established ECPAT Serbia to enhance our national efforts in combating the Sexual Exploitation of Children through improved and focused collaboration with our member organizations. You can find more information about ECPAT Serbia here.

Network of Organisations for Children of Serbia – MODS

Contact: Mr. Saša Stefanović
Phone: (+381) 18 244 894
Address: Obrenovićeva 59/IV/44
18000 Niš, Srbija


ECPAT International
Serbia – Country Monitoring Report

Year: 2006

News from Serbia


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Extraterritoriality & Extradition


Active and passive extraterritoriality are recognized for SEC related offences in all instances under articles 8 and 9 of the Criminal Code with regards to Serbian citizens (but not habitual residents) and only if they are found in Serbian territory or extradited to Serbia. Double criminality required for extraterritorial jurisdiction provisions under article 10.2 of the Criminal Code unless excluded by an international agreement ratified by the Republic of Serbia or unless permission is granted by the Public Prosecutor.

SEC related offences can be considered extraditable offences if they are punished with at least one year of imprisonment under Serbian law and the law of the requesting state under article 13 of the Law on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters. Serbian nationals cannot be extradited under article 16.1. Double criminality is required in all instances for extradition under article 13 of the Law on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters.

Criminal Code of the Republic of Serbia,Law on Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters, 2019, 2017

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