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  • Government of the Republic of Serbia
  • The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
  • Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM)

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Drivers of Change - Final Event of the Swiss PRO Programme

  • Belgrade, 15 September 2022

Swiss PRO Programme is organising the final event titled "Drivers of Change", which will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, starting at 12 noon, in Belgrade.

The main topic of the event will be the results of the program "Enhancing Good Governance and Social Inclusion for Municipal Development - Swiss PRO", which was supported by the Swiss Government in cooperation with the Government of Serbia, and implemented by the UNOPS Serbia in partnership with the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities.

The participants of the event will be addressed by representatives the Embassy of Switzerland in Serbia, the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, the Ministry for Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs, the UNOPS Serbia Multi-Country Office, the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities, and the Swiss PRO Programme.

At the event, representatives of 99 supported local governments will be awarded plaques for successful cooperation and contribution to the achieved results of the Swiss PRO Programme in the period from 2018 to 2022.


12:00 - 12:05   Welcoming Address

12:05 - 12:25   Introductory Speeches

  • H.E. Urs Schmid, Swiss Ambassador To Serbia
  • Aleksandar Trivić Lovčanski, Special Advisor to the Minister of State Administration and Local Self-Government with Chief of Cabinet competences
  • Biljana Zekavica, Assistant Minister for Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs
  • Michela Telatin, UNOPS Serbia Multi-Country Office Director 

12:25 - 12:35   Presentation of the Video on Programme Impact

12:35 - 12:45   Contribution to Changes at the Local Level

  • Nikola Tarbuk, Secretary General of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities
  • Ana Nedeljković Belja, Swiss PRO National Programme Manager

12:40 - 12:50   Plaque awarding ceremony and group photo with Programme beneficiaries