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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:15am

Subotica – On May 12, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a U.S. government agency, donated two mobile electrocardiogram (EKG) machines to the Subotica Public Health Center, which oversees health services for the entire Subotica municipality. The EKG machines will enable health professionals working at facilities in the villages of Bajmok and Ćantavir to diagnose the needs of patients seeking emergency medical care. The new machines will support improved care for rural citizens of the Subotica municipality, as well as the migrants currently residing there.

The donations are part of USAID’s Support for the Local Response to the Refugee Crisis project, which is implemented by the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation. The project increases Serbian municipalities’ capacity to respond to the migrant crisis and to address the crisis’ effects on local communities.

One month ago, the project donated an EKG mobile machine to “Kolevka,” a center for disabled children in Subotica. It also has provided $20,000 in equipment to the Red Cross public kitchen and the city of Subotica.

U.S. Government Commits $9 Million to Strengthen Serbia’s Economy and Improve Government Operations
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:30am

On April 28, 2017, the United States and the Government of Serbia signed amendments to two bi-lateral assistance agreements.

Youth Parnterships Improve Communities
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 10:45am

On March 17, 2017 the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation with the support of USAID, a U.S. government agency marked the closure of the Divac Youth Fund project at the “Youth in Charge” Conference.

Serbia Committed to the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Political Life
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:30am

Belgrade  – On March 15, 2017, over 70 representatives from the parliament, public and private sectors, independent institutions, local governments, disabled people’s organizations, and election monitoring organizations participated in the National Conference on Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities.  The Conference marked the closure of the Center for Independent Living’s (CIL) Strengthening Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities project funded by USAID, a U.S. government agency.

Renovated Social Welfare Center Offers Better Services to Vulnerable Citizens and Migrants
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 8:00am

SUBOTICA – On March 8, 2017, in honor of International Women’s Day, the renovated Center for Social Welfare in Subotica was officially inaugurated. The reconstruction worth $70,000 was funded by USAID, a U.S. government agency . Local authorities identified the Center’s renovation as a top priority for the municipality, given the increased demand for the Center’s services following last year’s influx of refugees and migrants.

Serbian Citizens Continue to Empathize with Refugees and Migrants
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00am

According to the results of the second public opinion survey on Serbian citizen attitudes towards the European migration and refugee crisis, 47 percent of citizens have positive attitudes towards refugees and migrants, 34 percent have a negative attitude, while 18.5 percent are neutral.

Positive Trends in Serbia’s Competiveness and Economic Growth
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:30am

USAID’s Business Enabling Project today released the findings of its sixth annual Serbian Business Survey.  The survey, which reflects 1,000 Serbian businesses’ opinions on the state of Serbia’s business environment, showed recent reforms are making it easier for them to operate.

USAID and Serbian Government Inspire “A New Beginning” for Entrepreneurs in Serbia
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 8:45am

On Wednesday, the Serbian Association of Managers (SAM), DNA Communications, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and representatives from the Government of Serbia marked the closure of the ‘New Beginning’ Project and celebrated its successes, influences, and Serbia’s entrepreneurial spirit. 

National Assembly Launches Second Annual Parliament Week
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 8:15am

The second "Parliament Week" under the slogan "The Floor is Yours" was officially launched at the National Assembly today. "Parliament Week" is organized by the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and the Open Parliament Initiative in cooperation with 60 partner organizations and institutions and with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the British Embassy in Belgrade.

Strengthening Regional Connections - Leskovac Business to Business Fair
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 8:00am

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the Development Agency of Serbia (RAS) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)  organized a Business to Business (B2B) Fair in Leskovac.

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