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Best local governments awarded for applying good governance principles in 2019

18.03.2020 — Local news Serbia
Medvedja, Uzice, Pozarevac and Becej are the winners of the 2019 Annual Award for the best town/municipality in applying good governance principles. With the award, the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government (MPALSG) encourages and supports further improvement of good governance at the local level. The awards are given through the Swiss PRO Program co-funded by the Government of Switzerland.

E-parliament introduced in the Assembly of Vojvodina

27.02.2020 — Local news Serbia
Debates and decisions taken by the Assembly of Vojvodina are now public on an e-parliament platform. All citizens have direct access to discussions and decisions taken by their elected members of parliament. The initiative is supported by the Government of Switzerland.

Dual education - knowledge for the future

23.12.2019 — Local news Serbia
The Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Serbia (CCIS) organized a large conference on dual education in Belgrade on 23 December 2019. The aim of the conference, entitled “Dual education – knowledge for the future” was to present experience thus far with dual education implementation to representatives of the private sector, schools and other partners and institutions involved. Overall, 1,500 people were present, including the President of the state.

Not in My Parliament – The Seventh National Conference of the Women’s Parliamentary Network

14.12.2019 — Local news Serbia
The 7th National Conference of the Women’s Parliamentary Network, entitled “Not in My Parliament”, was held at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, with the support of the Government of Switzerland, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the OSCE Mission to Serbia. In addition to female representatives in the Parliament, around 400 female local assembly members attended the conference.

Switzerland stays committed to local government reforms in Serbia

11.12.2019 — Local news Serbia
The most important annual gathering of local governments in Serbia – the General Assembly of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities – was held on 11 December in Belgrade.  On that occasion, H.E. Ambassador Philippe Guex spoke on the support provided by the Swiss Confederation to local governments in Serbia. In addition, a Memorandum on cooperation and support in the area of good governance was signed between the Embassy of Switzerland and 15 local authorities.    

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