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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:30am

LAJKOVAC – On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the U.S. government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officially inaugurated a newly constructed sports field in the town of Lajkovac, to be used by children from the nearby kindergarten, elementary, and secondary school, as well as refugee and migrant children from the Asylum Center in Bogovadja, Lajkovac municipality.

Construction works in the value of $50,000 included land preparation, and the installation of tracks, a fence, lights and a video surveillance system. The sports field includes tartan, astro turf and sand surfaces – for 100m runs, the long-jump, and development of motor skills.  

The construction of the sports field is part of the USAID’s $1.3 million Enhancing Local Resilience to the Migration Crisis activity, implemented by UNDP.  The activity helps improve public services and infrastructure in Serbian municipalities affected by the migrant crisis.  The improvements help the communities cope with the effects of the crisis and benefit both the local population and the refugees.    

USAID and UNDP Open Reconstructed Kindergarten in Basaid, Kikinda
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:00am

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the U.S. government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officially inaugurated the renovated “Maslačak” Kindergarten in the village of Basaid in the Kikinda municipality. The kindergarten has begun normal operations and will be used for events benefiting both local and migrant children.

High Court Council and USAID Celebrate Advances in Judicial Reform
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 5:30am

On September 19, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a U.S. government agency, and the High Court Council (HCC) of Serbia celebrated the achievements of USAID’s “Institutional Strengthening of the High Court Council” activity—a $500,000 project to support Serbia’s judicial reform efforts.

USAID Helps Improve Public Services in Subotica
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.

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.

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Last updated: September 22, 2017

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