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J. Joksimović and F. Jacob: Cooperation plans for sustainable development

March 03 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović and UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia Françoise Jacob have talked today about mutual cooperation in the upcoming five-year budget period.

Joksimović and Davidoiu on cooperation and Serbia’s European integration

March 02 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has talked today with Silvia Davidoiu, the newly appointed Romanian Ambassador to Serbia, about Serbia’s European integration, bilateral cooperation and relations in the region, as stated in the press release of the Ministry of European Integration.

Culture Centre in Babušnica renovated with the EU support

March 01 2021 | Babušnica

The Culture Centre in Babušnica was renovated with the support of the European Union (EU) and the Government of the Republic of Serbia, so that the inhabitants of the municipality would have a place for social and cultural life. The European Union, through the EU PRO programme, has allocated 146,000 Euros for the reconstruction of the boiler room and the renovation of the main hall of the Centre, which has ensured the full functionality of this facility.

J. Joksimović: Serbia proposes projects for financing from WBIF

March 01 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović has proposed nine projects for award of grants from the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF). The 25th round of technical assistance saw the proposal of three projects related to transport, energy and digital infrastructure, while six projects concerning rail and waterborne transport, energy, environment and social infrastructure were proposed within the sixth round of investment grants. 
 

J. Joksimović: ‘Dara’ to stop disregard and oblivion

February 25 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that the topic of Jasenovac camp, where a large number of Serbs died in the Second World War, is important for Serbia, adding that it represents the best reprimand for oblivion and disregard for Serbian victims.

J. Joksimović: EP Resolution – reflection of various parties’ political positions

February 25 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that the European Parliament is an important forum and institution where, just like in national parliaments, there are various political groups with politically hued positions which do not always match the official positions of the European Commission on some issues.

J. Joksimović: Trans-Balkan corridor – important step in European integration of region

February 22 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that the construction of the Trans-Balkan corridor is an important step in the reform process within the European integration of Serbia and the region.

J. Joksimović: Friendly relations and development cooperation between Serbia and Japan

February 19 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has met today with Katsumata Takahiko, the newly appointed Japanese Ambassador to Serbia, whom she has informed about Serbia’s current activities in the EU accession process.

We have shown that the EU can count on Serbia

February 17 2021 | Belgrade

Communication with the European Commission, but also with member states whose support is necessary, has for months been carried out quite intensively at the strategic political, as well as technical level, and we are trying to jointly reach a solution that will truly enhance the pace of the negotiations. The application of the new methodology for EU accession negotiations is to be presented by mid-February or at the beginning of March, says Jadranka Joksimović, the Minister of European Integration, in her interview for Politika. She adds: “There are a lot of details, but it is in the common interest of both the EU and candidates that the new way of negotiations becomes an efficient EU instrument for monitoring the implementation of reforms as well as for encouraging the realisation of the European integration process in the region.”

J. Joksimović: Year of methodology clarification and process acceleration

February 13 2021 | Belgrade

Serbia is already well-advanced in the process of EU accession negotiations and cannot start from the beginning, so the European Commission must find the way for the new methodology to properly valorise the progress made so far, said Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović, who expects the European Commission to show seriousness with regard to the new methodology and explain the way of the opening of clusters which have replaced previous chapters.

J. Joksimović: Serbia proposed important projects through EIP

February 13 2021 | Belgrade

Serbia has prepared and submitted relevant projects for financing from the Economic and Investment Plan the EU prepared for the Western Balkans, worth a total of EUR 9 billion for the entire Western Balkans, stated Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović.

J. Joksimović: Belgrade–Pristina dialogue has influenced Serbia’s European integration since the beginning

February 13 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has sad that the Belgrade–Pristina dialogue has influenced Serbia’s European integration since the beginning, adding that Serbia advocates a compromise solution, but that the other side must fulfil its obligations.

Ј. Joksimović: Another EUR 1 million for accommodating refugees

February 12 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović has signed today an amendment to the existing agreement within Regional Housing Programme for refugees, whereby another EUR 1 million was allocated for implementation of the Programme.

J. Joksimović: Enhanced political and economic relations of Serbia and Turkey

February 11 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović welcomed today Turkish ambassador Tanju Bilgiç in his farewell visit. They discussed Serbia’s European integration process, as well as bilateral and regional cooperation.

Serbia’s budget receives EUR 22.86 million for achievements in integrated border management

February 10 2021 | Belgrade

Geographically, Serbia is located at the so-called Balkan route that criminals use to smuggle people, drugs, arms, and dangerous chemical and biological substances across borders, which poses a risk for Serbian and European security.

J. Joksimović: Serbia is not twiddling its thumbs waiting for EU negotiations under new methodology

February 08 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović speaks for Euractiv about Serbia’s preparations for the application of the new EU enlargement methodology.

J. Joksimović and I. Korčok: Slovakia’s donation for fight against COVID-19 – gesture of friendship

February 08 2021 | Belgrade

Slovakia’s donation worth EUR 97,000, which contains PCR tests, protective suits for medical professionals, hygienic packages and electric generators, has arrived today at ‘Nikola Tesla’ Airport in Belgrade.

J. Joksimović: New methodology for greater credibility of negotiations

February 08 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has had an online video-meeting with Clément Beaune, the Minister of State for European Affairs at the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs. They have discussed Serbia’s European integration, particularly the new negotiation methodology, and other current bilateral issues important for the relations between the two countries in the terms of the negotiation process.
 

J. Joksimović: Ready for application of new methodology

February 07 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović is the Chief Negotiator in Serbia’s EU accession negotiations with Brussels, and her team is changing its structure according to the new methodology, which will result in the establishment of two new departments.

J. Joksimović: I expect that we will start opening clusters this year

February 06 2021 | Belgrade

Ambitious goals of the Government of Serbia were set 100 days ago. Presenting the new Government’s programme, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić listed priorities, including the fight against COVID-19, economic development of the country, fight against organised crime, continuation of European integration etc.