Serbia is a candidate country for European Union membership. The EU is Serbia’s primary political and economic partner, and its largest provider of financial assistance. To support Serbia on its path towards EU membership, the EU and Serbia are working closely to meet EU standards. This covers many areas – from strengthening the rule of law and countering corruption, to improving human rights and the business environment.
In parallel, the EU’s financial support in fields like environmental protection, infrastructure, business competitiveness, education, culture and more, are bringing benefits and opportunities for Serbian citizens.
STORIES FROM SERBIA
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The EU Delegation to Serbia has launched a new call for proposals for civil society organisations. The EU-funded call for proposals is worth €4.8 million and aims at empowering civil society in Serbia to actively participate in decision making by further stimulating an enabling an environment for civil society, thus strengthening Serbia’s EU integration process.
The Europeans Podcast and Are We Europe Audio are looking for new contributors to the “This Is What A Generation Sounds Like” podcast series, supported by Allianz Kulturstiftung. The new contributors have to be young Europeans (aged 18-34) ready to tell intimate stories from their village/ town/ city/ region which will be presented as beautiful visual animations as well as audio-only podcasts. Storytellers will be paid €800 to work with producers on bringing their personal stories to life in one of the series’ episodes. The call is open to submissions from duos or teams.
Factsheets | Published in: 2022
This factsheet provides a summary of the €3.2 billion investment package endorsed by the European Commission in February 2022 to support 21 projects in the Western Balkans. This is the first major package of project unveiled under the EU’s Economic and Investment Plan for the region.
Brochures | Published in: 2022
This brochure presents an overview of the 21 projects endorsed by the European Commission in February 2022 to support transport, digital, climate and energy connectivity and health infrastructure projects in the Western Balkans. This is the first major package of project unveiled under the EU’s Economic and Investment Plan for the region, and will be channelled through the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) platform.
Application for EU membership
EU Candidate country status granted
Entry into force of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement
Accession negotiations opened
18 chapters out of 35 opened of which 2 provisionally closed
These infographics are based on latest available statistical data produced by Eurostat (2019).
POPULATION DENSITY91 (per km²)
YOUNG PEOPLE (<15)
GDPper capita: €6,600
IMPORTS OF GOODS
EXPORT OF GOODS
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