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J. Joksimović: Region demonstrates a lack of enthusiasm for European integration

June 18 2021 | Vienna

The delegation of Serbia responsibly addressed the issues discussed at the Vienna Summit, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has said, underlining that all the representatives of the Western Balkans demonstrated a lack of enthusiasm for European integration.

J. Joksimović: Serbia committed to close cooperation with diaspora

June 16 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stressed today that Serbia is committed and that it is seriously and responsibly working on creating favourable business opportunities and conditions for close and strong cooperation with Serbian diaspora.

Brnabić and Joksimović with Fabrizi and EU Heads of Mission

June 15 2021 | Belgrade

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, Ana Brnabić, and the Minister of European Integration and Chief Negotiator, Jadranka Joksimović, have met today with the Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, Sem Fabrizi, and EU Heads of Mission to inform them about all key steps the Government has undertaken to accelerate Serbia’s path towards EU membership.

J. Joksimović: Intergovernmental Conference – partial recognition of results

June 13 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that the European Union has not shown readiness and political will to apply the new enlargement methodology, adding that Belgrade is not surprised by the EU’s decision not to open a single chapter or cluster with Serbia, but that she believes that Serbia’s reform course will be strengthened at the Intergovernmental Conference scheduled for 22 June.

J. Joksimović: EU is still not ready for new accession methodology

June 12 2021 | Belgrade

Regarding the announcements that the political Intergovernmental Conference will be held in June, as a continuation of Serbia’s accession negotiations, Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated that it is obvious that the EU is still not ready for the full application of the new methodology, although Serbia has worked fast to adjust to that methodology.

Meeting of Coordination for Conducting Accession Negotiations

June 11 2021 | Belgrade

The Minister of European Integration and Chief Negotiator for Conducting Negotiations on the Republic of Serbia’s Accession to the European Union, Jadranka Joksimović, has chaired a meeting with the coordinators of all six negotiation clusters, where further steps of the Serbian Government in the negotiation process have been discussed.

Online photo exhibition ‘Applied Nostalgia: Serbia – Portugal’ now open

June 10 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović and Portuguese Ambassador to Serbia Maria Virginia Mendes da Silva Pina have officially opened the nineteenth online photo exhibition ‘Applied Nostalgia: Serbia – Portugal’, which this time is dedicated to Belgrade and Lisbon and whose authors are Vanja Karadžić and Inês D’Orey.I

J. Joksimović: Serbia bravely entered green transition

June 08 2021 | Belgrade

Serbia bravely and responsibly entered the current of global transformation, which includes transition to a green economy, as stated today by Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović.

J. Joksimović: Constitutional amendment not only for EU but also for improvement of judiciary

June 07 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stated today that the initiative for Constitutional amendment is not a topic that is only important for Serbia’s European Integration, but that it is also an instrument for improving the foundations of a successful and democratic country, which implies an efficient and independent judiciary. 

J. Joksimović: There are conditions to open at least one cluster in June

June 06 2021 | Belgrade

The latest semi-annual report of the European Commission clearly shows that Serbia has made significant progress in numerous areas covered by chapters 23 and 24, particularly bearing in mind the aggravating social and economic circumstances that have marked the previous period and have been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as noted by Jadranka Joksimović, the Minister of European Integration, in her interview for ‘Politika’, commenting on the document that has just been made public.

J. Joksimović on World Environment Day

June 05 2021 | Belgrade

Today we are marking the World Environment Day. This is not a topic that has seemingly overnight become popular politically, economically and philosophically. This is not a new ideology of the left or the centre, nor is it an imposed phrase of new political correctness, which bothers the traditional political right.

Joksimović and Szijjártó: Hungary strongly supports acceleration of Serbia’s European integration

June 03 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has talked today with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó, about Serbia’s European integration, further improvement of bilateral relations and joint contribution to additional stabilisation of the Western Balkans.

Joksimović and Makovec: Regular consultations with EEAS on accession process

June 02 2021 | Belgrade

Deputy Director of the European External Action Service in charge of Western Europe, Western Balkans, Turkey and United Kingdom, to discuss the European integration of Serbia.

J. Joksimović: If Serbia were an EU member, it would have up to EUR 1.5 billion from IPA annually

June 02 2021 | Belgrade

Serbia currently receives EUR 150–200 million in grants from the EU IPA funds annually, but if it were an EU member, it would have between EUR 1 and 1.5 billion a year, as stated today by Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović.

J. Joksimović: Local self-governments should focus on clusters 1 and 5

June 01 2021 | Belgrade

Cluster 1 and cluster 5 in negotiations with the EU should be the focus of local self-governments, as stated today by Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović, who has stressed that, in addition to public administration reform, the transition to the cohesion policy is vital in the accession negotiations.

J. Joksimović with coordinators of six negotiation clusters

May 28 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration and Chief Negotiator Jadranka Joksimović has met today with the newly appointed coordinators of six negotiation clusters, with whom she discussed realised activities and further steps of line ministries aimed at accelerating preparations for the continuation of negotiations under the new methodology.

Online Implementation workshop for projects contracted under the 3rd CfPs within ADRION Transnational Programme held on 26th May 2021

May 27 2021 | Belgrade

The Ministry of European Integration, Department for Cross-border and Transnational Cooperation Programmes and cooperation with local and regional authorities and organisations for more efficient use of funds, organized an online Implementation workshop for Serbian project partners contracted within the 3rd Call for Proposals under INTERREG Adriatic-Ionian Transnational Programme – ADRION on 26th May 2021.

J. Joksimović: Cooperation between Serbia and EIB on Connectivity Agenda for Western Balkans

May 27 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration and National IPA Coordinator Jadranka Joksimović has spoken today with the newly appointed Head of the EIB Regional Representation for the Western Balkans, Alessandro Bragonzi, about projects important for the economic and social development of Serbia, which are prepared and realised through the cooperation between the Serbian Government and the EIB.

J. Joksimović: Internet for two thirds of citizens through cooperation between Serbian Government and EU

May 27 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has stressed that internet access is one of the conditions for modern education, and that it is precisely why the Serbian Government has applied for a big project within the large investment package for the Western Balkans for the introduction of broadband internet in all rural areas.

Joksimović and Schieb on reform pace and EU accession process

May 26 2021 | Belgrade

Minister of European Integration Jadranka Joksimović has talked today with German Ambassador Thomas Schieb about the Serbian Government’s reform activities in the process of European integration and bilateral relations between the two countries.