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Implementation Workshop was held within IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Serbia-Montenegro 2014-2020

April 18 2019 | Zlatar

The two-day Implementation workshop for the awarded grant beneficiaries within the 1st Call for Proposals for the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Serbia–Montenegro 2014-2020 was held on April 17-18, 2019 on Zlatar Mountain, Nova Varoš municipality, Serbia. With regard to provide support project partners in implemetation of the project, the workshop was organized by Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia, Department for Contracting and Financing of EU Funded Programmes (CFCU),with the assistance of the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Programme.

J. Joksimović: European integration process is not a lullaby, but an alarm clock

April 17 2019 | Belgrade

“Cohesion policy is a policy of solidarity, as well as a policy of reducing regional inequalities, and we as a country aspiring to EU membership must ensure that no citizen, anywhere in our country, is left out and bypassed by development and growth”, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today.

J. Joksimović and Szijjártó: Clear support of neighbours on the European path means a lot to us

April 15 2019 | Subotica

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has talked in Subotica with Hungarian Minster of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó.
She has informed her interlocutor about Serbia’s activities in the reform process and about chapters that have been prepared.

J. Joksimović: Vocal support of the closest neighbour – Serbia deserves a more dynamic European path

April 15 2019 | Subotica

“In the atmosphere the European Union finds itself today, particularly in the election atmosphere, when various and often negative messages are coming from certain countries, the support of our neighbour – and that of the closest one which is an EU member, strongly suggests that Serbia deserves a more dynamic European path in every way and in all segments of reforms and regional cooperation,” said Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović after the meeting of ministers of the governments of Serbia and Hungary, held in Subotica.

J. Joksimović: Great possibilities for cooperation and good relations between Serbia and Chile

April 13 2019 | Santiago de Chile

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has participated in the Conference on Latin America held in Santiago de Chile, which was attended by a number of high representatives of the Republic of Chile, the Argentine Republic, the Republic of Colombia and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as well as by representatives of the European Union. The conference was held at a time of significant changes across Latin America, while some of the topics discussed were the new conservative era in Latin America as a model for the continent, developments regarding Brexit and defining future relations between Great Britain and the European Union etc.

J. Joksimović: Serbia is investing in the socio-economic progress of women

April 13 2019 | Santiago de Chile

Within the Conference on Latin America, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has participated at the panel titled ‘Women create policy – what makes the difference’ together with Chilean Minister of Women and Gender Equality Isabel Plá and Hungarian Minister of State for Family, Youth and International Affairs Katalin Novák.

Study visit of Natolin College of Europe

April 11 2019 | Belgrade

Students and teachers of the Natolin College of Europe have visited the Ministry of European Integration today. The Natolin College of Europe is one of the most prestigious institutions specialised in European studies.

J. Joksimović: We are active in reforms and committed to cooperation; we expect the opening of new chapters

April 10 2019 | Belgrade

Commenting on statements that the Intergovernmental Conference, where new chapters will be opened, is scheduled for 18 June, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has said that new chapters are expected to be opened by the end of June, i.e. by the end of Romania’s EU Council presidency.

Joksimović on Ruža Tomašić’s statement

April 09 2019 | Belgrade

Commenting on a statement made by president of the movement ‘Croatian Sovereignists’ Ruža Tomašić that the movement advocates blocking Serbia in the EU until Serbia has paid war reparations for aggression against Croatia and until it has recognised the said aggression, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has said:

Action Plan for Chapter 22 – Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments adopted

April 08 2019 | Belgrade

The Serbian Government adopted the Action Plan for Chapter 22 – Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments at the session held on 4 April 2019. The development of the Action Plan is an opening benchmark for Chapter 22.

Competition for the best student papers on the EU announced

April 05 2019 | Belgrade

Today, the Ministry of European Integration of the Republic of Serbia has announced the competition for the best student papers on European integration and Serbia’s EU accession process.

4th EUSAIR Forum will be held in Budva 6-8 May

April 04 2019 |

The registrations for the 4th EUSAIR Forum and its side events in Budva (Montenegro), 6-8 May 2019, are now open. The 4th EUSAIR Forum will focus on the topics related to the field of Tourism and Blue Growth. The participants will also have the chance to discuss funding mechanisms for all four thematic pillars of the EUSAIR and share concrete ideas on the future prospects of the Strategy.

J. Joksimović and Bundestag members: Stability in the region – important for the EU as well

April 02 2019 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has spoken with German Bundestag members Peter Beyer and Christian Schmidt about Serbia’s plans in the European integration process, reforms that are being implemented, situation in the region, bilateral relations and other topics.

Young professionals from the region will lead reforms on the road to the EU

April 01 2019 | Belgrade

Young civil servants from the Western Balkans have completed today in Belgrade a two-week regional exchange programme within an EU project that aims at contributing to progress in the EU accession process and regional cooperation through building the capacities of young civil servants and public policy makers.

J. Joksimović: Hahn’s visit – at the right moment for a fundamental exchange of opinions

March 29 2019 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that the visit of European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has come at the right moment to discuss the direction of the EU enlargement policy, in the light of the forthcoming European elections.
 

J. Joksimović: European Parliament called for the continuation of reforms and opening of chapters

March 28 2019 | Belgrade

At the Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee session held in Strasbourg, Pristina has been invited to abolish the imposed taxes on goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina without further delay, stated Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović, adding that regret over the current stalemate in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue has also been expressed.

J. Joksimović and Hrebickova on situation in the Western Balkans and Serbia’s European integration

March 26 2019 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has spoken to the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs special envoy for the Western Balkans, Janina Hrebickova on the situation in the region, Serbia’s European integration process, bilateral relations of the two countries and other important topics.

J. Joksimović and Puttrich: Peace, freedom and democracy – the most important European values

March 22 2019 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has met with the delegation of the German state of Hessen headed by Minister of European and Federal Affairs Lucia Puttrich.

Agreements from Brussels are not up for bargaining!

March 20 2019 | Belgrade

Chapter 35 was supposed to monitor the agreements reached with Pristina, although it has been proven time and again that Serbia adheres to them. Agreements either exist or they do not – they are not to be traded with or bargained for. The only way the EU can keep the integral invulnerability and indivisibility of the negotiation process with Serbia is to evacuate the monitoring of the Brussels Agreement from its negotiating platform for chapter 35.

J. Joksimović and Chen: Active cooperation and dialogue between Serbia and China

March 19 2019 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has talked with the newly-appointed Ambassador of China to Serbia, Chen Bo.