News and events
Serbia’s Local Governments to Enhance Transparency and Public Interaction with Improved On-Line Presence
April 8, 2019
An online presence provides an excellent opportunity for governments to communicate with citizens, build trust, respond to inquiries and interact in a timely manner, and mitigate corruption through increased transparency.
USAID Supports Specialization of Judges and Best Practice Exchange in the Adjudication of Financial Crimes and Corruption
March 29, 2019
In order to meet Chapter 23 negotiation requirements for EU accession process related to combating corruption, Serbia passed the 2016 Law on the Organization and Jurisdiction of State Organs in the Suppression of Organized Crime, Terrorism Financing and Corruption that established specialized anti-corruption court units. This Law came into force in March 2018.
USAID Convenes the State Audit Institution and Local Governments to Enhance Transparency and Quality of Public Financing
February 8, 2019
USAID’s Government Accountability Initiative (GAI) in cooperation with the State Audit Institution organized a one-day workshop on preparing and adopting local budgets and improving transparency in financial governance for citizens.
USAID GAI Advances the Design of an Electronic Register of Corruption Cases in Serbia
January 31, 2019
On January 31, 2019, USAID’s Government Accountability Initiative (GAI), implemented by Checchi & Company Consulting Inc., convened a second workshop of representatives of Serbia’s anti-corruption court units and Public Prosecutors’ Offices (PPOs) to analyze the legal framework, data quality, and user requirements for the design and planned implementation of a first-ever Electronic Register of Corruption Cases (ERCC) in the country.
Serbia’s State Audit Institution Adopts Five-Year Strategic Plan Focused on Performance of Government
December 28, 2018
The State Audit Institution (SAI) of Serbia has adopted a Strategic Plan 2019-2023 that will focus its attention on current and emerging challenges facing the Government of Serbia and guide its annual selection of audit topics in the future.
USAID Presents Citizens’ Perceptions of Anticorruption Efforts in Serbia
December 11, 2018
On December 11, 2018, USAID’s Government Accountability Initiative (GAI), presented the results of the 2018 nationwide survey on the perception of Serbian citizens on the efforts of institutions at all levels of government to combat corruption. The survey was performed by CeSID d.o.o. in November 2018, via face-to -face interviews, with a sample size of 1,200 interviewees in urban and rural areas throughout Serbia.