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Dražen Pjeranović, Elektromontaža Kraljevo CEO

Dedication Brings Success

Energotehnika Južna Bačka took over the majority package of shares of Elektromontaža Kraljevo last year, thereby creating the conditions for a bolder and more...

New Power Plant Construction Projects Progressing

Modern EPS Drives Serbia’s Economy

The key to improving the complex system of public enterprise Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) is represented by investments in the modernisation of...

Luka Petrović, Director, Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske

A Reliable Supplier

ERS, Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske, is the backbone of the country’s economic and social development and, as such, has a serious approach to the community,...

Milutin Đukanović, President Of The Board At EPCG

The Future Belongs To Green Energy

Besides guaranteeing a stable production and supply of electricity for households and industry, EPCG has had a leading role in the economic development of...

CWP Global

Team For A Cleaner Future

CWP Global is one of the largest investors in wind farms in Serbia, and known worldwide for large and innovative renewable energy projects Serbia has...

Francine Pickup, UNDP Serbia Resident Representative

Working Towards SDGs Helps With EU Accession

UNDP is helping Serbia to tackle complex challenges, such as climate change, depopulation and governance. All three issues are relevant for achieving the SDGs and are covered by EU accession chapters and the EU’s Western Balkans’ Economic and Investment plan.

The reforms that Serbia needs to make on its EU path are aligned with progress towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These global goals are neutral and designed by all countries to build a better future for everyone by ending poverty and inequalities, while ensuring prosperity and protecting our planet.

This is why working towards the SDGs is also helping Serbia to become an EU member. For example, UNDP Serbia is now working more closely than ever with the Government and the EU to tackle complex challenges like climate change, depopulation and governance. All three of these issues are relevant to achieving the SDGs and are covered by EU accession chapters and the EU’s Western Balkans’ Economic and Investment plan.

UNDP is helping local communities and businesses shift towards decarbonisation, the circular economy and de-pollution, thus supporting Serbia’s embracing of the Green Agenda and integration into the European market

In order for Serbia to realise the potential of the Green Agenda and integrate into the European market, UNDP is helping local communities and businesses shift towards decarbonisation, the circular economy and de-pollution. Together with the EU delegation, we are also working to scale-up green investments, while focusing on micro, small and medium-sized companies.

Another serious challenge for Serbia’s development is depopulation. Our Accelerator Lab is working with a broader ecosystem of actors to change the narrative and approach. Instead of a defeatist ‘nothing can be done’ attitude, we are focusing on maximising the existing human potential – investing in citizens’ education, skills and health from youth to old age and creating a favourable environment for all to contribute to the society and economy. In parallel, UNDP is advocating for public policies that adapt to the changing demographics.

Strong and inclusive governance is also needed for transformational changes that lead to both EU membership and achieving the SDGs. We are helping the Serbian Government to accelerate digitalisation, become more cohesive inside and wide open to the external world, to learn through experimentation and to treat data as a strategic resource.

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The Shift Is On

After many years of fatigue, it seems that the National Plan for Energy and Climate, as well as the forthcoming Energy Development Strategy, signal...

Comment

Same Same, But Different

Between the two Slovenian presidencies of the Council of the European Union, the country maintained its position that EU enlargement to encompass the Western...

Zoran Panovic

Two Camps

In Serbia we’re seeing a clash between strong, arrogant authorities and a weak, conceited opposition. Without the slightest cynicism, the famous dialogue between the...

H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Head of the European Union Delegation to Serbia

Reforms Create New Opportunities

It is very important to redouble efforts to accelerate the accession process. The new methodology – recently approved by the EU, with the full...

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Serbia Returned On EU List Of Safe Countries

The Member States of the European Union (EU) have decided to return Serbia on the list of epidemiologically safe...

Biden, Putin Face Off At Long-awaited Summit

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have started a high-stakes summit that is expected to be...

Six New Ambulances For Health Care Institutions In Serbia Delivered

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Serbia, Anthony Godfrey, presented today 6 new ambulances to the...

Mitigation Measures Against Coronavirus Epidemic

Provincial Secretary of Health and member of the COVID-19 crisis response team Zoran Gojkovic announced that at today's session...

New Call For Young Ambassadors

The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) network launched new call for applications for young people from the Western Balkans between...

Serbia Returned On EU List Of Safe Countries

The Member States of the European Union (EU) have decided to return Serbia on the list of epidemiologically safe...

Biden, Putin Face Off At Long-awaited Summit

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have started a high-stakes summit that is expected to be...

Six New Ambulances For Health Care Institutions In Serbia Delivered

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Serbia, Anthony Godfrey, presented today 6 new ambulances to the...

Mitigation Measures Against Coronavirus Epidemic

Provincial Secretary of Health and member of the COVID-19 crisis response team Zoran Gojkovic announced that at today's session...

New Call For Young Ambassadors

The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) network launched new call for applications for young people from the Western Balkans between...

Serbia Returned On EU List Of Safe Countries

The Member States of the European Union (EU) have decided to return Serbia on the list of epidemiologically safe...

Biden, Putin Face Off At Long-awaited Summit

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have started a high-stakes summit that is expected to be...

Six New Ambulances For Health Care Institutions In Serbia Delivered

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Serbia, Anthony Godfrey, presented today 6 new ambulances to the...

Mitigation Measures Against Coronavirus Epidemic

Provincial Secretary of Health and member of the COVID-19 crisis response team Zoran Gojkovic announced that at today's session...

New Call For Young Ambassadors

The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) network launched new call for applications for young people from the Western Balkans between...
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