civil society

Fule Urges Albanians to Unite Over EU

“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.

Hartmann: There was no genocide in Croatia

BELGRADE - No genocide was committed during the war in Croatia, and even Serbia and Croatia are aware of this, Florence Hartmann, a former spokesperson for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, has said, adding that the two countries' mutual genocide lawsuits will be dropped by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Conference on drafting civil sector development strategy

BELGRADE - The civil society in Serbia has to claim the role which societies have in well-developed democracies - the role of government work supervisor and instigator of democratic processes, participants concluded at the Thursday conference on the strategy for sustainable development of the civil sector.

RSD 8.63 billion allocated to civil society projects

BELGRADE - A total of RSD 9.23 billion (EUR 1 = RSD 116) have been allocated from the Serbian budget and RSD 8.63 billion paid for projects and programs of civil society organizations in 2012, it was stated today at the presentation of the annual report of the Serbian government Office for Cooperation with Civil Society.