On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, USAID and representatives of 32 municipalities celebrated local economic development successes and best practices, to mark the closure of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Sustainable Local Development Project (SLDP).
The Real Say on Policy project is a one-year activity implemented by a coalition of civil society organizations (CSO) lead by the Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability (CRTA). The project is focused on helping citizens to interact with candidates and elected officials on issues of public concern.
The Support for Local Response to Refugee Crisis project is an 18-month activity implemented by the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation. The project improves the capabilities of select local self-governments, volunteer organizations, and civil society organizations to respond to the current European migration crisis. By its design the project also helps municipalities to develop strategies and structures to aid them in the event of future manmade and natural crises.
Šabac, June 21, 2016 – U.S. Ambassador to Serbia, Kyle Scott, visited the Opportunity Bank Serbia’s (OBS) Sabac branch office to hear about OBS’s latest innovations to increase access to finance for small, rural businesses. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has supported OBS since 2002. OBS works to provide micro, rural, agro and small- and medium-enterprise (SME) lending to Serbian businesses that cannot obtain financial assistance from traditional banks.
Belgrade – On Jun 20, 2016, the 15th official World Refugee Day, the Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), presented the results of the first public opinion survey on Serbian citizens’ attitudes towards the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis.
Last updated: September 02, 2016