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Ambassador Kirby Visits Niš Cluster of Advanced Technologies
November 25, 2014

NIŠ – Ambassador Michael D. Kirby attended the Niš Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Cluster Academy graduation ceremony today and also visited Ates Soft, a member of the Niš Cluster of Advanced Technologies (NiCAT).

From April through November 2014, the ICT Cluster Academy equipped unemployed young people with the knowledge and skills that are in demand by employers in the innovative, growing, and well-paid IT industry.  In addition to learning the particulars of programming and software development, graduates applied their knowledge to real-life projects during their internships with NiCAT member companies.  Out of 24 students, 15 are already employed or have received offers for employment from Niš IT firms. 

Ambassador Kirby recognized the success and the quality of the Academy’s program and graduates noting, “I am confident that today’s graduates are the first of many ICT Academy generations to come.”  He added, "For any country facing high levels of unemployment, it is vital to ensure that qualified candidates are available when valuable new job openings are created."

USAID Business Survey Finds Slightly Improved Business Environment Burdened by Administrative Procedures and Lack of Capital
November 21, 2014

USAID’S fourth annual survey of 1,000 Serbian businesses found that Serbian executives believe the business environment in Serbia has improved slightly during 2014, though lengthy and expensive regulatory procedures and reduced access to bank finance continue to harm their companies' competitiveness. 

17 CSOs Empowered to Advance Serbia’s Path toward the EU
November 18, 2014

Representatives from 17 civil society organizations presented their progress and key achievements made through the Civil Society Forward (CSF) program as well as their future plans to assist and speed up Serbia`s accession to the EU. Civil Society Forward was a two-year, USD 7.75 million program implemented by the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) and Trag Foundation and supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

New Business Hub Supports Tech Entrepreneurs
November 4, 2014

 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Hub, a business incubator for technological entrepreneurs, officially opened on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.



October 24, 2014

Title: AID Project Management Specialist (DG Specialist)


OPEN TO: All interested candidates

POSITION: USAID Project Management Specialist (DG Specialist), FSN-10

OPENING DATE: October 27, 2014

CLOSING DATE: November 09, 2014

WORK HOURS: Full-time (40 hours per week)

LENGTH OF HIRE: Temporary position (1 year with possible extension)


Major duties and responsibilities:

October 9, 2014

The six-year USAID Separation of Powers Project (SPP) was launched in 2008 to help Serbia move closer to European Union accession by strengthening the judicial and legislative branches of government.


Last updated: November 26, 2014

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