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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:30am

BOSILEGRAD – On December 6, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a U.S. government agency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Serbia inaugurated a new emergency care facility at the Primary Health Care Center in Bosilegrad. The new facility provides residents of Bosilegard, including migrants and refugees accommodated at the city’s reception center, with access to essential emergency medical services. 

“The U.S. government, through USAID, provided $2 million to help the most affected municipalities in Serbia upgrade their infrastructure and improve public services to cope with the effects of the migration crisis,” said U.S. Ambassador Kyle Scott. “In Bosilegrad, we provided $118,000 to build and furnish this new emergency care facility. The people of Bosilegrad deserve special thanks for the warm response they have provided to the migrants who have entered their community.”

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.

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Last updated: December 12, 2017

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