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December 23, 2014

BACKGROUND

The USAID Political Process Support in Serbia Project is a five-year program to develop the institutional capacity of political parties, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia (NARS), targeted governmental institutions and civil society to advance key reforms, enhance the policy development process, improve accountability, increase civic engagement, and support democratic elections.

PARTNERS AND ACTIVITIES

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) advances dialogue on key political and electoral reforms and supports institutions tasked with the implementation of and compliance with reform legislation.  It strengthens political parties and democratic representation, encourages better linkages between parliamentarians and constituents, and helps marginalized groups engage in political processes.

Five Municipalities Sign Memorandum of Understanding for the "Divac Youth Fund" Project
October 24, 2013

Belgrade, October 2013 – The "Divac Youth Fund," a new project launched by the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation, was unveiled today at a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding at the Belgrade Media Center.

The project will establish funds for youth projects in the five municipalities of Prijepolje, Vladičin Han, Vlasotince, Vršac and Kanjiža.  Representatives from the municipalities signed the memorandum after being chosen following preliminary talks with a dozen municipalities.

October 17, 2013

Belgrade, October 2013 – The USAID Sustainable Local Development Project, in partnership with 32 local governments, today launched a workforce development program that will help companies hire and train new employees, with hiring and training costs paid by the USAID project.  

Program for Jobless Youth to Develop Agribusinesses Launched by Zrenjanin, Kinkinda, and Novi Becej
September 9, 2013

Zrenjanin, September 2013 – The City of Zrenjanin and the Municipalities of Kikinda and Novi Becej today launched a program to help unemployed youth grow highly profitable vegetable crops.  The "Agriculture Entrepreneurship Incubators for Youth" project will teach participants to grow vegetables in greenhouses and in open fields. 

2013 Mladgrad Award Honors Individuals, Organizations and Municipalities for Improving the Status of Youth
August 13, 2013

Belgrade, August 2013 The MLADGRAD 2013 Award was presented by Civic Initiatives today to the municipalities of Pirot and Priboj, Youth.rs website founder and Obrenovac activist Duško Krstić.

Certificates of Appreciation were awarded to the municipalities of Ivanjica and Raška, the Bečej Youth Association, and the Eureka Kruševac Association.  A special prize for contributions to improving the position of marginalized youth was presented to the Belgrade Municipality of Zvedzdara and the Pirot E Publika Association.

USAID and Civic Initiatives Launch Project to Empower Youth to Create Positive Change in South Serbia and Sandzak
July 30, 2013

Bujanovac, July 2013 – Civic Initiatives and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a 15-month project to improve the status of youth and reduce their marginalization in South Serbia and Sandzak. The ‘’Empowered Youth for Positive Changes in South Serbia and Sandzak’’ will build the capacity of young people, youth groups and civil society organizations and increase the employability and activism of youths in the target regions.

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