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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:30am

Belgrade – On December 13, 2017, the Judicial Academy and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a U.S. government agency, celebrated the accomplishments and marked the closure of the two-and–a-half-year, $500,000, Judicial Academy support project.

USAID worked with the Judicial Academy to further the Academy’s capacity to train and educate members of Serbia’s judiciary. In particular, the project supported the development of an electronic learning platform called e-Academy, the establishment of Judicial Academy regional offices in Novi Sad and Kragujevac, and strengthened the Academy’s administrative capacities to provide better training for judiciary.

“Judicial reforms are not just required for EU accession; they are the cornerstone of governance and economic reforms and essential to Serbia’s well-being and prosperity. At the heart of these reforms are independent, accountable and professional judges and judicial staff, who depend on high-quality judicial education and training”, said US Ambassador Kyle Scott.

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.


Last updated: December 12, 2017

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