The Office for Cooperation with Civil Society was established in 2011 to support dialogue between the Serbian Government and civil society organizations (CSOs). The Office works to develop a policy environment that is supportive to civil society; to improve transparency in financing of CSO’s by the national and local governments; and is closely involved in ensuring civil society engagement in the EU accession process.
The Media Coalition and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have successfully completed the Campaign for Media Literacy – a fifteen-month project to strengthen and support the democratization of Serbian society by promoting media literacy and independent and accountable journalism.
USAID Mission Director Azza El-Abd and Vice-President of the Provincial government Miroslav Vasin attended the Novi Sad ICT Cluster Academy graduation ceremony today.
The Minister of Justice Nikola Selaković and Ambassador Michael D. Kirby opened and toured the newly renovated Šabac Misdemeanor Court. The court was renovated with financial support from USAID.
Ambassador Michael D. Kirby, President of the Supreme Court of Cassation Chief Justice Dragomir Milojević, and Minister of Justice Nikola Selaković took part in a ceremony to mark the end of the USAID Separation of Powers Program (SPP) worth USD 12 million. The USAID SPP lasted six years and worked closely with the High Court Council, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, the Supreme Court of Cassation, and partner courts on improving court and case efficiency, building financial independence, and increasing transparency.
Last updated: December 23, 2014