2012 was a leap year.
January 6 - The leader of the Serbian Radical Party, Vojislav Seselj, is transferred to the hospital of the Hague Tribunal, after his health condition worsened.
January 13 - The Italian cruiser Costa Concordia runs aground on the reef off the coast of Isola del Giglio and partially sinks.
January 20 - Sreten Ugricic is removed from the post of manager of the National Library of Serbia, by a decision of the Serbian government, after he previously signed a proclamation of the Writers' Forum on the protection of Andrej Nikolaidis, a Montenegrin writer. RS in Banja Luka, at the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Republika Srpska.
January 22 - More than 60% of Croatian citizens, in a referendum, supported the country's entry into the European Union.
January 24 - The Hague tribunal approves a team of Serbian doctors to visit SRS leader Vojislav Seselj, who was previously fitted with a pacemaker.
Wikipedia: Unknown date - A series of attacks on Croatian fans, in Novi Sad and Ruma, after the matches at the European Handball Championship which is being held in Serbia.
January 25 - The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts a resolution calling on Belgrade and Pristina to continue dialogue and implement the agreements reached so far.
January 27 - The Serbian government buys the Smederevo ironworks from the American US Steel.
January 29 - The Serbian handball team won silver, and the Serbian water polo team won gold at the European Championships. Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in the final of the Australian Open with 3: 2.
February 3 - Snowstorms flooded the whole of Serbia and caused major problems in traffic and supply.
February 5 - The Government of Serbia declares a state of emergency on the territory of the entire country due to a snowstorm that affected the whole of Serbia.
February 15 - A referendum was held in four municipalities in the north of Kosovo and Metohija, in which the citizens declared whether they accept the institutions of the Republic of Kosovo.
February 24 - Belgrade and Pristina reach agreement on regional representation of provincial authorities at international gatherings, which was one of the most important conditions for Serbia to obtain EU candidate status