BELGRADE - The Swedish government has adopted a new results strategy for development cooperation with Serbia for the next seven-year period 2014-2020, whose main purpose is to assist in Serbia's EU approximation, the Swedish Embassy in Serbia released in a statement.
BELGRADE - The Serbian government's team for social inclusion and poverty reduction, Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Policy and the Office for Cooperation with the Civil Society called on all interested organizations to submit comments on the draft of the first part of the Employment and Social Reform Program (ESRP) until March 26.
Changes to an existing law that grants benefits to war victims and veterans were approved by 69 lawmakers on Thursday.
Human rights campaigners in Pristina welcomed the decision, saying it was “high time” to legally acknowledge rape victims of the conflict.
BELGRADE - The representatives of non-governmental organizations from the region of the Western Balkans and Turkey signed on Friday the Belgrade Declaration on Development of Social Entrepreneurship, with an aim to draw attention of the decision-makers in the EU and other countries to the steps that need to be taken for further development of social economy.
“Albania’s future is in the EU… but the political parties need to work together and efficiently,” Stefan Fule said in a joint press conference with Albania's centre-left Prime Minister, Edi Rama, on Thursday.
“The culture of confrontation does not help Albania’s EU integration process,” he added, referring to the country's history of fierce political disputes.