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  • Serbia Design Report 2018–2020

    Serbia’s multi-stakeholder consultation process has improved considerably through better public outreach, including on the local level. However, the action plan largely continues initiatives from the previous plan mainly with measures of limited ambition.

    Authors: Dragana Bajić | Vanja Dolapčev | Milena Lazarević

    Eu strategy for Adriatic-Ionian region (EUSAIR) case study of multi-level governance and cross-sectoral coordination in Serbia

    For the preparation of this document, the experts combined both qualitative and quantitative methods (mixed-method research).

    Authors: Ranka Miljenović

    Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM)

    The Serbian Action Plan addressed many core open government issues, including access to information and civic space. The Government completely implemented 7 of 14 commitments by the end of the assessment period.

    Authors: Milena Lazarević | Dragana Bajić

    Western Balkan PAR Monitor 2017/2018

    Governments in the Western Balkans have been implementing public administration reforms (PAR) for over a decade now, with varying degrees of success. Since 2014, PAR is acknowledged as one of the fundamental areas of reform on any country’s path to EU membership and a set of principles was prepared for the accession countries to follow and comply with in this area in order to become successful EU member states.

    Authors: Milena Lazarević | Miloš Đinđić

    National PAR Monitor

    Public administration reforms (PAR) have been implemented in the Western Balkans for over a decade now, with varying degrees of success. Since 2014, PAR is acknowledged as one of the fundamental areas of reform on any country’s path to EU membership and a set of principles was prepared for the accession countries to follow and comply with in this area in order to become successful EU member states.

    Authors: Miloš Đinđić | Dragana Bajić

    Serbia Progress Report 2016-17

    European Policy Centre – CEP, as the National Researcher of the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) under the Open Government Partnership (OGP), has made Serbia Progress Report for 2016-17 period.

    Authors: Milena Lazarević | Katarina Kosmina | Dragana Bajić

    Creating demand for reforms beyond EU conditionality

    *This paper was submitted to the call for papers on “What if the Balkans Never becomes Part of the EU?” and presented at the Belgrade Security Forum 2017.

    Authors: Milena Lazarević | Sena Marić | Miloš Đinđić

    No Surprises?

    Serbia received the European Commission’s annual report as a country negotiating the EU accession (since 2014), with four chapters of the acquis communautaire already open, and two more under preparation for opening at the time. In general terms, the Commission’s tone was “between positive and neutral,” and, despite the anticipation resulting from the changes in reporting methodology, it brought no major surprises.

    Authors: Sena Marić | Dragana Bajić

    Serbia and the EU

    Even though the EU is the largest single donor in Serbia since 2000, the majority of Serbian citizens are not aware of that fact, and more than two thirds have never heard of any EU-financed project. Instead, they perceive Russia, Japan, China and others as greater donors than the EU. Moreover, around 50% of the citizens are […]

    Authors: Milena Lazarević | Sena Marić

    Serbia Progress Report 2014-15

    CEP, as the national researcher of the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) under the Open Government Partnership (OGP), has produced the Progress Report 2014-15 for Serbia. The IRM assesses development and implementation of national action plans to foster dialogue among stakeholders and improve accountability.

    Authors: CEP
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