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Dual education - knowledge for the future

23.12.2019 — Local news Serbia
The Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Serbia (CCIS) organized a large conference on dual education in Belgrade on 23 December 2019. The aim of the conference, entitled “Dual education – knowledge for the future” was to present experience thus far with dual education implementation to representatives of the private sector, schools and other partners and institutions involved. Overall, 1,500 people were present, including the President of the state.



Not in My Parliament – The Seventh National Conference of the Women’s Parliamentary Network

14.12.2019 — Local news Serbia
The 7th National Conference of the Women’s Parliamentary Network, entitled “Not in My Parliament”, was held at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, with the support of the Government of Switzerland, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the OSCE Mission to Serbia. In addition to female representatives in the Parliament, around 400 female local assembly members attended the conference.


Switzerland stays committed to local government reforms in Serbia

11.12.2019 — Local news Serbia
The most important annual gathering of local governments in Serbia – the General Assembly of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities – was held on 11 December in Belgrade.  On that occasion, H.E. Ambassador Philippe Guex spoke on the support provided by the Swiss Confederation to local governments in Serbia. In addition, a Memorandum on cooperation and support in the area of good governance was signed between the Embassy of Switzerland and 15 local authorities.    



Visit of the Swiss delegation to South-West Serbia

05.12.2019 — Press release Serbia
On 3 and 4 December 2019, a Swiss delegation visited the region of South-West Serbia and met with the Mayors of Novi Pazar and Tutin, the President of the Bosniak Minority Council as well as with the elected representative from the National Parliament Muamer Zukorlic. A meeting also took place with representatives from the OSCE Mission in Serbia.


Two day Migration Dialogue held between Switzerland and Serbia

27.11.2019 — Local news Serbia
The 9th Migration Dialogue was held between the Republic of Serbia and the Swiss Confederation from 27th to 28th November, in Belgrade. The aim of the Dialogue is to exchange good practice in migration management between the two countries, and both positive and critical aspects of migration were discussed.



Dialogue for Youth - national conference on promoting youth employment

18.11.2019 — Local news Serbia
The national conference of the program for youth employment promotion Dialogue for Youth was held in Belgrade on 18th November. The occasion for the conference was the finalization of the first four-year phase of the Education to Employment project (E2E), implemented by the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Team of the Serbian Government (SIPRU) and NIRAS-IP Consult with support from the Swiss Government, and in cooperation with the Youth Employment Promotion project, implemented by the German organization for international cooperation (GIZ).


Geographical Indications as a Tool of Local Development

07.11.2019 — Local news Serbia
The Swiss-Serbian Intellectual Property Project brought together a Swiss-Serbian Forum to discuss the empowerment of local actors through the further development of geographical indications (GI) as a local resource that can contribute to improved quality of life in rural areas.


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