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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:00am

BELGRADE – On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015, the Government of Serbia and NALED, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), have presented the National Program for Countering the Shadow Economy, adopted by the Government of Serbia on December 17, 2015.  Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić, U.S. Ambassador, Michael Kirby, German Ambassador, Axel Dittmann, and President of NALED's Managing Board Vladan Atanasijević opened the conference. 

According to NALED, the shadow economy deprives the Serbian budget of eight million EUR every day.  The State’s loses would be sufficient for every local government in Serbia to receive a new primary health care center (609 million EUR), reconstruct and equip all general and specialized hospitals (439 million EUR), finance the salaries of firefighters, police and doctors (963 million EUR), and cut the budget deficit in half.   

Pilot Plant for New Food Product Development Opens in Leskovac
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:45am

On April 22, 2015, the USAID Mission Director Azza El-Abd and Mayor of Leskovac Goran Cvetanovic opened a pilot plant for new food product development at the Food Technology Park (FTP) in Leskovac. USAID provided $90,000 for the establishment of pilot plant, to enable food processors to develop new and improved products in a cost-efficient way.

USAID and the Ana And Vlade Divac Foundation Launch new Divac Youth Fund Project
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00am

 On April 21, the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation and USAID formally launched a new two-year Divac Youth funds project that will support youth projects in nine municipalities. What makes this project unique is that the project funds are managed by youth who decide about the priorities in their local communities.  

Ambassador Kirby visits Opportunity Bank in Subotica
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:00am

The U.S. Ambassador to Serbia, Michael D. Kirby, visited Opportunity Bank’s Subotica branch office today.  During his visit, the Ambassador met with the bank’s management team and some of its clients.

Opening of Renovated Higher-, Basic-, and Misdemeanor Courts in Pirot
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:00am

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, the Minister of Justice Nikola Selaković, the U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Michael D. Kirby, and the Norwegian Ambassador to Serbia Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, officially opened the newly renovated premises of the Higher, Basic and Misdemeanor Courts in Pirot. The President of the High Court Council and Supreme Court of Cassation as well as the Pirot Court Presidents will be in attendance.

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 9:00am

 On March 27, 2015, Bar Association leaders and Justice-sector Civil Society representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Serbia came together for a two-day regional leadership conference. 

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 4:15am

Belgrade, March 3, 2015 – The USAID Business Enabling Project welcomes the Government of Serbia’s decision to formally adopt the Inspections Oversight Bill. Over the past four years, USAID has been cooperating with Government of Serbia, line Ministries and inspectorates and the business community to draft the bill. This law will establish modern inspections oversight standards and introduce global and European best practices in this field.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 9:00am

By the end of March 2015, the Expert Group for Countering the Shadow Economy, headed by the National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED), will prepare and propose measures to serve as a foundation for the adoption of the national program for countering the shadow economy.

Media Coalition and USAID Put Media Literacy in Focus
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 10:00am

The Media Coalition and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have successfully completed the Campaign for Media Literacy – a fifteen-month project to strengthen and support the democratization of Serbian society by promoting media literacy and independent and accountable journalism.

Employment Through Knowledge in the IT Sector
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:00am

USAID Mission Director Azza El-Abd and Vice-President of the Provincial government Miroslav Vasin attended  the Novi Sad ICT Cluster Academy graduation ceremony today.

 

 

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