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Ambassador Kirby Visits Regional Agriculture Education Center in Sombor
September 24, 2014

Ambassador Michael D. Kirby visited the Regional Agriculture Education Center and Agriculture Extension Service’s crop-testing fields in Sombor today.  The Center was established in August, 2014 to help farmers acquire new skills and knowledge that increase productivity and product quality.  Producers will also learn how to introduce new crop varieties and apply modern farming technology.

During the visit, Ambassador Kirby invited farmers from the whole region to use this modern education facility, gain new knowledge, and practice what they learn.  “I trust that this Center, together with the newly furnished food testing laboratory in Subotica, will help farmers increase their domestic sales and exports, and add jobs in the region,” he concluded.

Mayor Saša Todorović said:  "Since its opening a month ago, lectures at the Education center have been organized almost daily. This is of great importance given that the municiplaity has over 8,000 agricultural holdings and that agricultural production ensures livelihood for more than 25,000 people, a quarter of the population of the city of Sombor."

Supreme Court Of Cassation Launches Website And Information Desk
September 18, 2014

In a ceremony to promote increased transparency and openness of courts, Ambassador Michael D. Kirby and Supreme Court Chief Justice Dragomir Milojević’s opened the Supreme Court of Cassation’s new information desk and officially launched its website on Thursday, September 18, 2014 in the main hall of the Supreme Court of Cassation building.

Civic Initiatives’ Closing Ceremony Showcases Two Year Results
September 12, 2014

The closing ceremony for the Empowered Youth for Positive Changes in South Serbia and Sandžak project was held today at Cultural Center Grad.

USAID Disburses one-time Financial Assistance to Vulnerable Families whose Livelihoods were Destroyed in Recent Floods
August 28, 2014

 In Obrenovac, the neediest families have received a pre-loaded gift card for $330 issued by UniCredit Bank and intended for the reconstruction of their households. The gift cards may be used without any conditions – the recipients determine their needs and priorities - at ATMs or anywhere that accepts Mastercard debit cards. Though the gift card may not cover all of their needs, it will certainly help jumpstart the recovery process.

Azza El-Abd Sworn In As Mission Director for Serbia
August 27, 2014

Washington, D.C. - Azza El-Abd was sworn in today as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Mission Director for Serbia.  USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Paige Alexander administered the oath.

As Mission Director for Serbia, Ms. El-Abd will be responsible for managing USAID’s program with the objective of supporting Serbia’s efforts to strengthen democratic practices and institutions, increase economic growth, and improve the quality of education.

South Serbia Youth and Entrepreneurs Recognized for Participation in YouthBuild Program
July 10, 2014

Bujanovac – United States Ambassador Michael D. Kirby, Predrag Ranić, Head of Caritas Luxembourg Mission in Serbia, and Maja Stojanović, Executive Director at Civic Initiatives, awarded certificates to the third generation of participants in the YouthBuild program in South Serbia.  Municipal representatives also distributed letters of recognition to thirty local entrepreneurs for their participation and support. 

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Last updated: September 26, 2014

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