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Resources for Local Democracy

01.09.2014 - 31.10.2019

At the request of the Serbian Government, SDC will support three reforms on Serbia’s path towards European integration: 1) the enforcement of a municipal finance law that awards good performance of local governments and ensures the necessary resources for democratic decisions; 2) the development of regional development policies for reducing regional disparities, including mechanisms for disaster risk prevention; and 3) high quality municipal audits aiming to achieve a rational use of public resources.


Institutional Support to Standing Conferenceof Towns and Municipalities

01.05.2014 - 30.09.2018

Serbia remains fairly centralized while local governments have limited capacities. Division of tasks, responsibilities and competencies between municipalities and central state is important. The Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), association of local governments in Serbia, strives to overcome gaps between central and local level. SDC supports SCTM advocacy department to represent municipalities before the central government and support its members to implement policies and regulations.

 




Multi-Country Investment Climate Program

01.01.2017 - 31.12.2024

The Multi-Country Investment Climate Program (MCICP) supports investment climate reform advisory in a total of 20 SECO partner countries. It is implemented by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a globally recognized leader in this field.


Support to public accounting reforms

01.12.2016 - 31.12.2020

This project aims at developing and strengthening the public accounting framework in Serbia in order to improve the use of public resources and increase transparency. The direct beneficiaries of this project are the Treasury Administration and budget users at central and subnational level.


Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Phase II

01.12.2016 - 31.12.2021

SECO is partnerning with the World Bank to implement the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Program to support primarily SECO priority countries in building their financial resilience to natural disasters. Countries receive technical assistance helping them in their advance planning of financing needs in the case of natural disasters.


Renewable Energy for District Heating Program

01.10.2016 - 31.12.2021

The program, which is co-financed with KfW, replaces fossil fuel fired boilers of the district heating systems of Serbian municipalities with boilers fired by biomass and geothermal energy. Additional measures will be implemented to strengthen the management capacities of the involved district heating companies.


WB: Corporate Financial Reporting Program, Serbia (FINREP Serbia)

01.02.2016 - 31.01.2020

The program is executed by both, the World Bank's Vienna based Center for Financial Reporting Reform and by the recipient Serbian Government. Its supports Serbia to align its regulatory framework with the EU's acquis communautaire and with international best practice in the area of corporate financial reporting.


Energy City Project (Municipal Energy Efficiency Project, Municipal DRR Project)

17.08.2015 - 31.12.2020

The Republic of Serbia needs to increase the share of renewable energy and improve its energy efficiency. The MEEMP will support 4 selected municipalities in the implementation of national requirements in the energy and climate sector at municipal level by introducing the European Energy Award (EEA) system to Serbia.


Local Government Finance Reforms

01.08.2015 - 31.12.2018

This project aims at strengthening public finance management (PFM) capacities at subnational level in order to allow for a more strategic allocation of resources and to improve public service delivery. The direct beneficiaries of this project will be six selected municipalities. The overall budget of the project is CHF 1.75 million.


Swiss Entrepreneurship Program

01.07.2015 - 30.06.2019

The Swiss Entrepreneurship Program aims to create jobs in Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Peru, and Vietnam by improving the local entrepreneurship ecosystem. The Program is implemented by Swisscontact and J.E. Austin Associates. It has been awarded by open tender.

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