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Strengthening the Agribusiness Sector in Serbia

23.12.2020 — Local news Serbia
Through the project “Strengthening Rural Competitiveness and the Productivity of the Agribusiness Sector”, in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Swiss Government has contributed to greater rural competitiveness and higher productivity in targeted regions, as well as strengthening the impact and accelerating resource allocation of existing financial instruments for agricultural and rural development.


For the accelerated development of innovative ideas up to 14,000 EUR

18.12.2020 — Local news Serbia
Science and Technology Park Belgrade (STPB), with the support of the Swiss Government, has announced a call for Raising Starts, a new program to support startup teams and companies for the accelerated development of innovative products and services in their earliest stages of development.


Ceremony for Network Advocacy Grants

16.12.2020 — Local news Serbia
The Ceremony #SIGNACT_NETWORKS, organized on December 16, brought together 10 networks of grant winners within the project "For an Active Civil Society Together - ACT“. The selected networks include a total of 67 civil society organizations throughout Serbia and in the next 18 months they will conduct campaigns on key topics such as the position of young people, the position of children, the position of women 45+. environmental issues, decentralization, child marriages, psychological support and others.


Continuing Swiss support through COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants

14.12.2020 — Local news Serbia
The Swiss Government-supported project “For an Active Civil Society Together – ACT” announces a Call for COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants for Monitoring the Work of Government Institutions, Advocacy, and Public information on the COVID-19 Pandemic. 


Accreditation of the Ambassador of Switzerland in the Republic of Serbia

11.12.2020 — Local news Serbia
On Friday 11 December 2020 the Ambassador of Switzerland, Mr. Urs Schmid, was received by the President of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Mr. Alexandar Vucic. for the presentation of his letters of credence, by which H.E. Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation has accredited him as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland to the Republic of Serbia.


2030 Agenda – Serbia meeting new challenges

09.12.2020 — Local news Serbia
The “SDGs for All” Platform organized an annual online conference on December 8 and 9, 2020, with more than 200 participants. The objective of the conference was to showcase the platform’s key achievements since its official launch in March this year, but also to discuss future development challenges and perspectives for Serbia in line with the 2030 Agenda.




The President of the National Council of the Swiss Federal Assembly visits Swiss-supported projects in Central and South Serbia

08.11.2020 — Local news Serbia
The President of the National Council of the Swiss Federal Assembly and her delegation were in the Republic of Serbia from 7-10 November. In addition to official meetings with the President, Prime Minister and President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, President Moret also used her stay in Serbia to pay a visit to the Swiss-supported projects in Paracin and Nis.


A Good Response to the First Challenges of the Pandemic

29.10.2020 — Local news Serbia
Some 100 participants attended the conference, representing national institutions, international development partners, vocational education experts, bilateral chambers of commerce, schools, companies and students. The event was opened by Professor Dr. Gabrijela Grujic, assistant minister for dual education within the Ministry of education, science and technological development, Deputy Head of cooperation of the Swiss embassy, Derek George and president of the Swiss-Serbian Chamber of Commerce Majo Micovic.



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