Sitemap

Canadian Ambassador And US Ambassador’s Wife Visit Weavers’ Colony In Stara Planina

CorD Recommends

Serbia and Egypt Sign Landmark Free Trade Agreement

In a significant move to bolster economic...

United States Adds $18 Million In New Funds To Development Partnership With Serbia

Today, the United States Government, through the...

Serbia Signs Memorandum on Nuclear Energy Development

In a significant move towards modernizing its...

H.E. József Magyar – The Western Balkans is a Priority

The Hungarian Embassy in Belgrade hosted a...

Serbian Women’s Volleyball Team Awarded Diplomatic Passports

Members of the Serbian women's volleyball team were awarded diplomatic passports as goodwill ambassadors, announced the Serbian government.  Addressing the...

Pure Sulfur Crystals Discovered on Mars

In an astonishing discovery, scientists have identified pure sulfur crystals on Mars, a find that has never been seen...

EU Council Lifts Visa Restrictions for Serbian Passport Holders from Kosovo*

The Council of the European Union has adopted a regulation ensuring that the entire Western Balkans region is subject...

Fiat Grande Panda Production Kicks Off in Kragujevac

In a landmark event for Serbia's automotive industry, Stellantis has commenced trial production of the electric Fiat Grande Panda...

EU and Serbia Sign Memorandum on Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Raw Materials

In a significant step towards enhancing cooperation in sustainable raw materials, battery production, and electric vehicles, the European Union...

The Ambassador of Canada H.E. Kati Csaba, and the US Ambassador’s wife, Anne Godfrey, were patrons and participants in the fifth Weavers’ Colony in Stara Planina, organized by Ethno Network, an umbrella association of handicraft producers, and the City of Pirot.

Recognizing the importance of such events for both the preservation of cultural heritage and women’s economic empowerment, USAID has supported Ethno Network’s projects since 2005, and the Government of Canada has also financially supported this organization’s activities.

Ambasadorka Keti Dzaba cilimi tkacka kolonija Violeta Jovanovic NALED

“That is why this kind of support they received from distinguished guests from Canada and the US is very important, as it is an incentive for local leaders to further develop their communities, such as Pirot and Sombor, and give even stronger support to women and their craft associations. To provide them with working space without compensation, to provide them with galleries in which they will exhibit their products, to help them with packaging, design, purchase of products for the mayor’s protocol, which is already being implemented, but should be more widespread,” Violeta Jovanović, NALED Executive Director, pointed out.

Related Articles

Serbia Charts the Course to Smart Cities with Kragujevac Leading the Way

In a significant development for urban planning and technology in Serbia, a roadmap for smart cities was unveiled today in Kragujevac.  The event was graced...

Minister Jovanović Earns Reformer of the Year for Leading Serbia’s Digital Overhaul

Mihailo Jovanović, Serbia's Minister of Information and Telecommunications, has been named Reformer of the Year by the National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED),...

From the Seized Tobacco, 7 Tons of the Highest Quality Organic Fertilizer Were Obtained

Over 5 tons of illegal cut tobacco, as much as 3.5 tons of leaf tobacco, 26,000 boxes of cigarettes, 12,000 boxes of roll-your-own cigarettes,...

Vlach Embroidery Recognised as Serbia’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

The National Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage, on December 21st, added six new elements to Serbia's National Register of Intangible Cultural Heritage.  These additions include...

NALED: One of the First Open Innovation Projects in Serbia to Commence Soon

One of Serbia's first 'open innovation' projects is set to commence soon, offering scientific and research organizations a unique opportunity to participate. The initiative,...

International Conference Biotech Future Forum Held in Belgrade

The "Biotech Future Forum" international conference, hosted by the Serbian Government in partnership with the World Economic Forum, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution,...

CORE Days: Regional Economies Surge by 10% Over Past Three Years

Over the past three years, regional economies have seen a surge of approximately 10% in growth, in stark contrast to the EU's modest 3%...

French Embassy Celebrates “Eco-Municipality” Winners

The French Embassy in Serbia recently recognised winners of the "Eco-Municipality" competition. Designed to promote environmental protection and sustainable development among local councils, the...