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Webinar on drafting national regulations in accordance with the EU Acquis

September 18 2020 | Belgrade

The Ministry of European Integration, in cooperation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, has organised a webinar titled ‘Classification of national regulations in accordance with the EU regulations and legal technique of law-making’. The goal of this webinar was for participants to acquire and improve knowledge on drafting laws and bylaws in accordance with the specificities of transposing the EU legislation, and to engage in the exchange of experiences and analysis of practical examples.

J. Joksimović: WB as factor of revitalised EU

September 16 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has said that the EU’s trust in the countries of the region and close cooperation are important and necessary steps in building a stronger and more stable region and in achieving the internal consolidation of the EU.   

J. Joksimović: EUR 1.8 million from EU for education of socially vulnerable children

September 15 2020 | Belgrade

Today, Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović has signed the amendments to the Financial Agreement on EU budget support in the area of education reform, where EUR 1.8 million will be intended for supporting the education of children coming from socially vulnerable families.

J. Joksimović: Additional opportunities for rural tourism development through IPARD II

September 11 2020 | Belgrade

Today, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has signed the amendments to the financial agreement for the IPARD II programme, which enabled the award of grants for rural tourism development, as announced by the Minister’s Cabinet.

Norwegian donation to the Ministry of Interior

September 11 2020 | Belgrade

Today, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has officially received two transport vehicles (Fiat Doblo Cargo Maxi) worth EUR 45,000, which are intended to help the Ministry continue providing efficient, timely and high-quality services to the citizens of Serbia in the fight against COVID-19.

Webinar on the Republic of Serbia’s experiences in the European integration process

September 10 2020 | Belgrade

Today, the Ministry of European Integration has organised an online seminar titled ‘Experiences of the Republic of Serbia in the European integration process with a focus on the NPAA and accession negotiations’.

J. Joksimović: EUR 18 million from EU budget support for tackling COVID-19 effects

September 10 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović has signed today the Amendments to the Financial Agreement on EU budget support for the public administration reform, which has enabled unused funds in the amount of EUR 18 million to be allocated for overcoming the socio-economic effects of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

J. Joksimović: Important meeting between Vučić and Várhelyi

September 07 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated that today’s meeting between President Aleksandar Vučić and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi is important “to additionally learn about the current status of the enlargement policy, as well as about important instruments for the large economic and investment plan of incentives for the Western Balkans, which should be presented in early October.”

J. Joksimović: EUR 8.25 million from EU for public administration reform

September 03 2020 | Belgrade

Today, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has sent a request for the payment of the third variable tranche of support worth EUR 8.25 million intended for the public administration reform. The Minister’s Cabinet has stated that the payment is expected to be made by the end of the year.

Donation to the Ministry of Interior

September 03 2020 | Belgrade

Owing to the donation of the Kingdom of Norway, with the support of the UNDP and the Ministry of European Integration, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia has been provided with disinfectants and protective equipment intended for the protection of employees against the coronavirus.

Novelties in Serbia's EU accession process

September 01 2020 | Belgrade

At the beginning of the year, the EU College of Commissioners adopted a new methodology for the EU accession negotiations with the aim of re-establishing a credible membership perspective for the Western Balkans. Given that all candidate countries at the Western Balkans, including Serbia, accepted the new methodology, would you please explain the essence of the new methodology and the way it will be applied to our country?

J. Joksimović: Important talks and messages at the right moment

August 31 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has assessed today that Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić had good talks and sent important messages at the Bled Strategic Forum at the right moment, before his trip to Washington and Brussels.

Joksimović to Minić: Modernise and innovate the work of the European Movement, don’t you worry about MEI

August 30 2020 | Belgrade

Today, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has responded to Jelica Minić, the President of the European Movement in Serbia, who has assessed MEI’s work as lethargic and Serbia’s European path as moving at a snail’s pace, saying that it is the European Movement that has for years been successfully lethargic and that she should modernise and innovate the work of that organisation instead of worrying about MEI.

Joksimović and Plug: Reforms stemming from the EU integration process – a priority

August 28 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has spoken today with the Dutch Ambassador to Serbia, Gilles Beschoor Plug, about Serbia’s European integration process, bilateral cooperation as well as socio-economic effects and the ways in which the EU, the Western Balkans and Serbia are facing the effects of the current pandemic.

What will new economic rules mean for Serbia?

August 27 2020 | Belgrade

Several days ago, the European Commission adopted a package of proposals for increasing the trade between the EU and 20 neighbouring countries, including Serbia. As stated, the goal is to achieve a faster recovery from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. What does this specifically mean for Serbia and can a broader trade with the EU be expected after this?

J. Joksimović: German support to the private sector in Serbia

August 27 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration and Coordinator of International Development Assistance Jadranka Joksimović has sent a letter to the German Embassy supporting the programme of support to small and medium-sized enterprises worth EUR 5 million that will be realised through the Serbian Entrepreneurship Foundation. Joksimović has explained that, within bilateral development cooperation, Germany has approved an emergency grant worth EUR 5 million that will be used to support small and medium-sized enterprises through providing guarantees to commercial banks.

J. Joksimović: Broadening development cooperation with Japan for sustainable development

August 26 2020 | Belgrade

The Japan International Cooperation Agency is organising professional development and training programmes for employees in the public sector and scientific and research institutions, while, today, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has sent a letter to the Japanese Ambassador specifying the programmes that employees of Serbian state bodies and public institutions will be able to attend.

J. Joksimović: EUR 21.6 million from WBIF for project preparation

August 18 2020 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration, Jadranka Joksimović had sent a project proposal for technical assistance within the Western Balkans Investment Framework in the amount of EUR 21.6 million, as announced from her cabinet.

J. Joksimović: Third tranche of EU support for education sector

August 13 2020 | Belgrade

Today, Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović has sent the European Commission a request for the payment of the third and the last tranche within the Sector Budget Support for the education sector.    

J. Joksimović: Serbia treated as member state in application for Solidarity Fund

August 12 2020 | Belgrad

Commenting on the news that Croatia will receive around EUR 88.9 million from the Solidarity Fund for the recovery from the earthquake that struck Zagreb in March, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has recalled that Serbia has already received money from this Fund following the devastating floods of 2014, adding that it then had a treatment of an equal EU member state. She has further noted that Serbia has applied for those funds again due to the coronavirus pandemic.