Launch EventThe EU Programme "Europe for Citizens" Martin Kern Head of Operations Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia Palace Serbia 11 January 2013, Belgrade
EU pre-accession assistance funds The European Union is the biggest donor in Serbia Since 2000, Serbia received a total of €2 billion from the European Union Focus shifted from reconstruction to preparations for EU membership, democracy, rule of law and institution building Civil society support to strengthen capacities and professionalism, allowing CSOs to engage in an open dialogue with public and private actors and to monitor policies in selected fields
Priority areas for projectsMIPD sector (2011-13) Total IPA in % EUR millionJustice and Home Affairs 32,5 19%Public administration reform 16,0 9,4%Social development 24,1 14%Private sector development 6.2 3,6%Transport - -Environment, climate change and 57,4 33.5%energyAgriculture and rural development 15,6 9%Other EU acquis and horizontal 19,8 11,5%activitiesTOTAL 171,6 100%
National IPA funds for Serbia (2007 - 2012)1,200,000,000.001,000,000,000.00 800,000,000.00 600,000,000.00 400,000,000.00 200,000,000.00 0.00 Allocated Contracted
Civil Society Facility For the period 2011-2013 the budget of EUR 7,5 million has been allocated for Serbia Under the latest 2011 edition of the programme 19 projects out of 200 applications received financial assistance from the EU, amounts ranging between 50,000 and 150.000 EUR New Call for Proposals of EUR 2 million is planned for February this year.
EIDHR For the period 2011-2013 the budget of EUR 1,2 million per year has been allocated for Serbia The objective is strengthening the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reform, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interests and consolidating political participation and representation; New Call for Proposals is planned for June this year.