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Certificate Award Ceremony for the Implementation of Projects within the Public Call "New Ideas for Local Communities"

  • Kragujevac, 29 October 2019

The Swiss PRO Programme is organizing an event "New Ideas for Local Communities", which will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2019, starting at 1 PM, at the hotel "Kragujevac" in Kragujevac.

The Swiss Government, through the Swiss PRO Programme, provides support to promote social inclusion and improve the position of vulnerable groups. The main topics of the event will be the importance of such support, both in the implementation of concrete social inclusion measures as well as at the level of local policy development.

At he event, main results of 26 social innovation projects that served to over 3,000 beneficiaries from vulnerable groups, which were implemented by local civil society organisations within the Swiss PRO Programme, will be presented. Also, activities of eight new projects aiming at improvement of access to rights and fullfing needs of people from vulnerable groups, which will be implemented by local self-governments in partnership with CSOs, will be announced.

The event will be attended by representatives of national and international institutions as well as local self-governments and civil society organizations.



13:00 - 13:05   Welcome speech:

  • Ana Nedeljković Belja, National Programme Manager, Swiss PRO

13:05 - 13:20   Opening Addresses:

  • Slađana Čabrić, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Veteran and Social Affairs
  • Petar Vasilev, National Programme Officer, Swiss Cooperation Office in Serbia
  • Marko Vujačić, Head of Programme, UNOPS Serbia

13:20 - 13:50    Presentation of project results:

  • Nataša Ivanović, Social Inclusion Officer, Swiss PRO Programme
  • Marija Stojadinović, Business Development Center Kragujevac
  • Mila Milivojević, Association "KOKORO" - Bor
  • Sandra Gogić, Association of Health Workers of Rasina District, Kruševac

13:50 - 14:00    Certificate award ceremony