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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...

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 approval of Serbia – should accelerate the accession process, including by making it more political and predictable.

The reform process remains the main avenue for speeding up the accession process. The adoption and implementation of reforms on the rule of law, continuous engagement in the EU-facilitated Belgrade-Priština dialogue and progressive convergence with EU foreign policy should continue to be front and centre among Serbia’s actions.

Serbia’s economic convergence with EU market governance and new priorities should continue as well. Looking at the most recent data, the EU remains a crucial partner of Serbia’s growth and modernisation. Some 65% of Serbia’s total trade is conducted with the EU and the Union’s firms represent 70% of all foreign investors in Serbia. A positive trend that will further benefit from Serbia’s continued reform process of key elements for investors and business operators includes the reform of public administration, public procurement, and green and digital plans.

The EU remains a crucial partner of Serbia’s growth and modernisation. Provided it persists with public administration and public procurement reforms, and the green and digital plans, Serbia could attract new investors and business operators

The new methodology – recently approved by the EU with the full approval of Serbia – should accelerate the accession process, including by making it more political and predictable.

EU assistance to Serbia for reforms and modernisation will continue in the accession process. EU assistance is dependent on several instruments, including policy assistance and financial support, particularly grants and loans. A great amount of work is done every day to help steer the legislation and its implementation to ensure Serbia operates according to EU governance in the different areas of the accession process.

In addition to policy assistance, Serbia also receives significant transfers of EU funds to support reforms. With IPA I and II instruments (2007 – 2020) Serbia has benefitted by over €3.3 billion in grants (i.e.: funds that Serbia will never have to pay back).

Beyond reform-related assistance, the EU has also provided substantial assistance to Serbia during difficult moments, such as the floods, the migrant crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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. Nikolaus Lutterotti, Ambassador of Austria to Serbia

Up To Serbia To Decide

Serbia should deliver concrete and tangible results when it comes to an independent judiciary, the effective fight against organised crime and high-level corruption, the...

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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

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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...

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

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

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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

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