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J. Joksimović and Da Silva Pina: Portuguese EU presidency starts at the beginning of 2021

November 27 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has had a meeting with Portuguese Ambassador to Serbia Maria Da Silva Pina, in Belgrade, today. They have discussed the priorities and plans of the upcoming Portuguese EU presidency in the first half of 2021, developments in Serbia’s accession negotiations, and intensifying bilateral cooperation.

J. Joksimović: Serbia accepted real equal political participation of women

November 25 2020 | Belgrade

Serbia welcomes and actively supports concrete steps that the European Commission presented in its Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in External Action, as stated today by Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović.

J. Joksimović: Serbia actively preparing for new methodology application

November 25 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has met today with French Ambassador Jean-Louis Falconi, with whom she discussed Serbia’s European integration process, new negotiation methodology, bilateral cooperation, and measures undertaken by the two countries to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mid-Term evaluation of CBC Programme Serbia-North Macedonia

November 24 2020 | Belgrade

In order to assess the effects of the implementation of the IPA II Cross-border Cooperation Programmes, a survey is being carried out to make an assessment of the implementation of the CBC programmes between 2014 and 2019. The objective of the survey is to provide recommendations for the improvement of performance and to support the preparation of future CBC programming for IPA III in the next multiannual financing framework.Your participation in this activity, which refers to the preparation of the territorial Cooperation Programmes for the programming period 2021-2027, is very important to us.

J. Joksimović: US actively support reforms and EI process

November 24 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović and US Ambassador to Serbia Anthony Godfrey have talked today about Serbia’s EU accession process, matters of bilateral and regional cooperation, and primarily about the implementation of US development assistance to reforms in Serbia.

ADRION annual event will be held on 3 December 2020

November 23 2020 | Belgrade

This year, ADRION annual event will be held online and will also include an event dedicated to the capitalisation of project results achieved in the context of the ADRION Programme.

Mid-term Evaluation of CBC Programme Serbia-Montenegro

November 23 2020 | Belgrade

In order to assess the effects of the implementation of the IPA II Cross-border Cooperation Programmes, a survey is being carried out to make an assessment of the implementation of the CBC programmes between 2014 and 2019. The objective of the survey is to provide recommendations for the improvement of performance and to support the preparation of future CBC programming for IPA III in the next multiannual financing framework.

Mid-term Evaluation of CBC Programme Serbia-Bosnia and Hercegovina

November 23 2020 | Belgrade

In order to assess the effects of the implementation of the IPA II Cross-border Cooperation Programmes, a survey is being carried out to make an assessment of the implementation of the CBC programmes between 2014 and 2019. The objective of the survey is to provide recommendations for the improvement of performance and to support the preparation of future CBC programming for IPA III in the next multiannual financing framework.

J. Joksimović: Serbia has not been a burden to the EU during the pandemic

November 23 2020 | Belgrade

During the coronavirus pandemic, Serbia has not been a burden to the EU either in the economic sense or in the sense of security, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today.

Joksimović and Fabrizi on following steps in European agenda

November 23 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović says that the new Government of Serbia has defined the reforms aimed at Serbia’s faster accession to the EU as one of its essential goals.

J. Joksimović: Europe’s sustainability possible through adoption of new policies

November 23 2020 | Belgrade

The European Union, i.e. the entire European continent, including Serbia which is not yet an EU member state but a candidate country, have shown, during the COVID-19 crisis, that they are capable and sustainable, as stated today by Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović, who has stressed that they have only succeeded owing to resilience.

J. Joksimović and Perl: Bilateral relations have also improved through cooperation with Visegrad Group

November 20 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has spoken today with Polish Ambassador Rafal Perl. They have agreed that the bilateral relations between the two countries have also improved through cooperation with the Visegrad Group.

Joksimović and Várhelyi: New methodology for greater credibility of negotiations

November 20 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović and European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi have had a video-conference today, where they have discussed the most important current issues regarding Serbia’s EU accession process and the situation in the region.

Public consultations on future ADRION Programme for 2021–2027

November 19 2020 | Belgrade

Public consultations are currently being held regarding the content of the future ADRION Programme for the period 2021–2027. The consultations are organised in order to receive feedback from the general public and stakeholders regarding chosen topics, priority areas and types of activities to be financed in the upcoming programming period. They are conducted online by filling in a relevant questionnaire.

J. Joksimović: I expect political IGC by the end of the year, in line with the new methodology

November 19 2020 | Belgrade

The call of the EP Rapporteur for Serbia, Vladimir Bilčík, for the opening of new negotiation chapters means that Serbia’s progress in the EU accession process has been confirmed, says Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović, noting that Serbia has five chapters prepared for opening, of which Chapter 2 on the freedom of movement for workers has received the greatest support from EU member states.

J. Joksimović: Transport connectivity important primarily for citizens

November 19 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that transport connectivity is important for the economies of Western Balkan partners, as well as for the EU, stressing that it is primarily important for citizens.“Citizens are those who benefit from better connectivity of the transport markets of our countries, and of our countries with EU countries”, said Joksimović after a meeting with Matej Zakonjšek, the Director of the Transport Community Permanent Secretariat.

Joksimović and Edtstadler: Stable European Western Balkans in EU’s interest

November 18 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović and Austrian Federal Minister for the EU and Constitution Karoline Edtstadler have agreed today that a stable European Western Balkans is in the EU’s interest, as reported from the Minister’s cabinet.

PLAK III project’s brochure published

November 17 2020 | Belgrade

As part of the Policy and Legal Advice Centre (PLAC III) project’s implementation, 79 laws, by-laws and strategic documents have been drafted while 40 legal acts of the European Union have been transposed into national legislation (or harmonisation of national laws was achieved). 

J. Joksimović and Lähdevirta on accession process and application of new methodology

November 16 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has spoken today with Finnish Ambassador to Serbia Kimmo Lähdevirta about the process of Serbia’s accession to the EU, bilateral cooperation and relations in the region.

J. Joksimović: EU funds for connectivity that leads to economic growth

November 13 2020 | Belgrade

“Today marks another important, small, but for us very significant step on the European path”, stated Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović at the beginning of works on the construction of an intermodal terminal in Batajnica.