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Additional efforts for inclusive education in Serbia needed

10.12.2018 — Local news Serbia
Switzerland has been supporting education reforms in Serbia for the past 16 years. With a two-day conference held in Belgrade in November 2018, Switzerland has marked the successful closure of the “Joint Program for the inclusion of Roma children and children from vulnerable groups”.

Improving good governance at the local level

04.12.2018 — Local news Serbia
At the recently held 46th session of the General Assembly of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities-National Association of Local Authorities in Serbia (SCTM), the signing of Memorandum of Cooperation was organized for 14 local self-governments selected to be directly supported through the Swiss PRO Programme.

Empowering rural women entrepreneurs in central Serbia

30.11.2018 — Local news Serbia
Through the Swiss supported initiative “Improvement of Economic and Social Position of Women in Rural Areas of Sumadija and Kolubara Districts” 52 rural women entrepreneurs were empowered to further develop their businesses in rural tourism, traditional food and handmade products.

Working lunch with the national media

27.11.2018 — Local news Serbia
H.E. Philippe Guex, Ambassador of Switzerland to Serbia, and Ursula Läubli, Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office hosted today a working lunch with the editors of the Serbian national media. The aim of the event was to present the Swiss-Serbian bilateral cooperation, activities within the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Serbia for the period 2018-2021 and the “Swiss way” of doing things.

Conference Reinventing the world – the power of Industry 4.0

06.11.2018 — Local news Serbia
During the Conference Reinventing the world - the power of Industry 4.0, that was held on November 5th-6h at the Science Technology Park Belgrade, more than 15 top ranking world lecturers and entrepreneurs presented the latest technological trends in the field of Blockchain, Internet of things, robotics, cyber security and education systems in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Novi Pazar priority region for the Swiss support

06.11.2018 — Local news Serbia
High officials of Switzerland visited Novi Pazar this week. This was an opportunity to talk to local partners, review achieved results and talk about future Swiss support. Nine ongoing projects are testifying the Swiss commitment to the development of Southwest Serbia.  

Huber and Joksimovic about Swiss-Serbian cooperation

05.11.2018 — Local news Serbia
The Minister of European Integration, Jadranka Joksimovic, met with Ruth Huber, Vice Director of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Head of the Department of Cooperation with Eastern Europe. They have talked about Swiss-Serbian cooperation so far and plans for the future. The aim of the cooperation is to strengthen an efficient functioning of institutions and to support reforms in Serbia that will contribute to the European integration process.

First Annual Conference of Local Assemblies in Serbia

19.10.2018 — Local news Serbia
The Swiss Government has been pioneering support to strengthen the oversight, transparency and digitalization of local assemblies in Serbia. Switzerland supported the First Annual Conference on Local Assemblies through the project “Strengthening the Oversight Function and Transparency of the Parliament”, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

“Women Build the Future”

19.10.2018 — Local news Serbia
Through the project “Strengthening the Oversight Function and Transparency of the Parliament”, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Switzerland supported the 6th Women’s Parliamentary Network Conference, that took place at the Serbian National Assembly.

Together Against Floods in Paracin

19.10.2018 — Local news Serbia
An event entitled "Together Against Floods" was held in Paracin, a municipality that was heavily affected during floods in 2014, with the aim of presenting flood prevention measures supported by donors in Serbia.

Switzerland confirms support to the Rasina district

16.10.2018 — Local news Serbia
The overall Swiss bilateral support to the Rasina district was the topic of the second local media event held by the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO). In partnership with the City of Krusevac, eight projects implemented in the city and surrounding municipalities in all three fields of cooperation (governance, economic development and sustainable energy) were presented to local media, national media correspondents and press agencies.   

Music in the migration context

03.10.2018 — Local news Serbia
The Swiss delegation visited the Social Café in reception center for migrants in Obrenovac that is supported through „Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation“.

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