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U.S. Announces New USAID Development Cooperation Strategy with Serbia and adds $22 Million for this Year
April 13, 2021

Belgrade - On April 12, 2021, the Ministry for European Integration and the United States Government officially extended their development partnership which has now stretched for 20 years. U.S. Ambassador Anthony F. Godfrey watched on as Minister for European Integration Jadranka Joksimović and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Acting Mission Director Shanley Pinchotti signed amendments to existing bilateral partnership agreements.  The United States additionally committed an additional $22 million for USAID, the part of the U.S.

April 2, 2021

Changes in the way information is generated and disseminated offer new opportunities and challenges for consumers of that information. The purpose of the Media Initiatives and Partnerships Support program is to help Serbian citizens to safely and smartly navigate a complex media and information landscape to become better informed and thus more capable of effectively participating in modern economic, social and political life. The Program raises citizens’ understanding and knowledge about key concepts, skills and issues relevant to media digital and information literacy.

April 2, 2021

The Strategic Advocacy Approaches project is a 4.5-year, $2 million initiative intended to improve cooperation between citizens, civil society and government on identified issues of concern, therefore strengthening participatory democracy in Serbia.

The project will help improve the capacity of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to strategically implement advocacy initiatives, engage citizens and mobilize local resources. The project will also help advance the enabling environment for advocacy in Serbia.

April 2, 2021

The Framework for Giving Activity broadens and strengthens philanthropy and charitable giving in Serbia.  The activity focuses on deepening cross-sector partnerships, improves the legal and policy framework to make giving easier and more transparent, and increases public awareness of philanthropy efforts in Serbia.

April 2, 2021

Civic Action for Accountability is a four-year, $2 million project that supports collective action to increase government accountability and decrease corruption. The project supports citizen-driven activities to grow and strengthen a country-wide network of civil society organizations, grassroots organizations, activists, and journalists who advocate for effective anti-corruption measures and greater government accountability.

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