With Swiss support

Socially Integrated Services for the Most Vulnerable Groups Throughout Serbia


With the support of the Swiss Government in the total value of almost 275,000 euros, within the Programme "PRO - Local Governance for People and Nature", the implementation of 20 projects of local civil society organizations began, which will respond to the needs of more than 6,000 citizens from vulnerable groups, with a focus on children and youth, persons with disabilities, Roma...

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Launch Event Held

Support for 34 Local Self-Governments in Improving Social Protection


The Programme "PRO - Local Governance for People and Nature" began with the provision of technical assistance for 34 local self-governments that will contribute to the improvement of social protection at the local level, and thereby improve the quality of life of citizens.

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UN Joint Programme

The First Steering Committee Meeting Held


Overview of the progress in implementation and verification of the UN Joint Programme Documents were the key topics of the first Steering Committee Meeting. The importance of the Programme contribution to the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, as well as to the public administration reform process and the Swiss Cooperation Programme with Serbia were emphasised in the opening remarks.

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Together for Sustainable Future!

Good
governance


Improving the rule of law, accountability, transparency in the performance of entrusted public tasks, efficiency and effectiveness of local self-governments in the performance of public duties, and thus the quality of life of citizens.

Social
inclusion


More responsible, integrative and innovative system of social measures and services, enhancing the response to the needs and priorities of left behind groups and improving their living standards.

Environmental
Governance


Enabling local governments to be fully accountable for environmental protection at the local level, improve policies and practices, and contribute to a healthier environment for people and nature.

99

CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

are eligible to apply for the Programme support

30

LOCAL SELF-GOVERNANCE

will establish eGovernance at the local level

8,000

Beneficiaries

from left behind groups will have a better access to services

20

LOCAL SELF-GOVERNANCE

will enhance environmental governance

Success stories

RFP/2023/50000
VA/2023/B5109/27179
JEDNA POZICIJA / ONE POSITION
DVE POZICIJE / TWO POSITIONS
PRO CEI 03/2023
PRO CEI 02/2023
PRO CEI 01/2023
VA/2023/B5109/25680
VA/2023/B5109/25673

This programme is a direct response to the needs of those coming from the most vulnerable and marginalized communities. With our combined efforts and unwavering support from the governments of Serbia and Switzerland, we can directly impact and improve the daily lives of the Serbian population.

Francoise Jacob

UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia

This innovative programme was created together with the Serbian government, local partners and four UN agencies to address citizens’ needs. I would like to thank all partners for their active participation in preparing this ambitious and highly relevant intervention that represents the flagship activity of the Swiss cooperation programme for Serbia.

Richard Kohli

Head of Cooperation of the Embassy of Switzerland