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

BELGRADE – 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.

The USAID Separation of Powers Program (SPP) and the Supreme Court of Cassation signed a Memorandum of Understanding in March 2014 promising cooperation on a number of initiatives, including the National Backlog Reduction Plan, website development, and the launch of an information desk at the court building.  While the information desk and the new website are the most visible examples of USAID’s assistance, with SPP’s support, the Supreme Court has also taken the lead on several policy initiatives, including electronic filing pilot programs in three courts, harmonizing court practices, and better use of case management and financial data.  

USAID's Civil Society Forward Announces Partners and Objectives
June 6, 2013

BELGRADE, June 2013 – USAID's Civil Society Forward named nine core partners and introduced two preselected grantees to build long-term democratic and social reforms in Serbia by strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs).

USAID Study Finds that Reducing Serbia's 'Shadow Economy' could Increase Tax Revenues by 33 Billion Dinars in 3 years
March 20, 2013

Belgrade, March 2013 – The "shadow economy," in which businesses are avoiding taxes and skirting regulations, has decreased less in Serbia than in 11 Central and Eastern European countries, according to the most comprehensive study of its kind to be conducted in Serbia during the past 15 years. 

U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby at the opening of a Halal shop in Belgrade
February 27, 2013

Belgrade, February 2013 - A group of food producers from Southwest Serbia opened Belgrade's first halal shop with support provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Serbia's Office of Development of Underdeveloped Regions.

U.S. Ambassador Michael D. Kirby, Serbian Minister without a Portfolio Sulejman Ugljanin, Serbian Halal Agency Director Mustafa Jusufspahić, and "Keepers of Tradition" President Murat Zornić inaugurated the shop, which features goods from 11 food producers from Southwestern Serbia.

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Last updated: September 18, 2014

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