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The department for business cooperation and local connections to the diaspora and Serbs in the region

The Department for Business Cooperation and Local Connections to the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region performs tasks related to:

  • Improving, developing and strengthening business cooperation between the diaspora and Serbs in the region with the motherland;
  • Promoting the investment aspects of cooperation between the diaspora and Serbs in the region in the Republic of Serbia;
  • Establishing an active cooperation with all relevant business entities in Serbia and abroad, in order to promote business cooperation and investment from the diaspora and Serbs in the region;
  • Performing duties related to the implementation of the National Programme for the Integration of Serbia into the European Union;
  • The drawing up of proposals and other documents relating to the preparation and implementation of projects that relate to the diaspora and the region, in accordance with relevant procedures;
  • Informing the diaspora and Serbs in the region of potential sources of funding for projects, and international aid programmes relating to the diaspora and the region; preparation of project documentation and monitoring the implementation of projects, as well as the activities of collecting and providing information on the implementation of projects financed from international funds;
  • Establishing and strengthening the business relationships of native associations with those in the diaspora and the region;
  • Performing other duties within the scope of the Department.

The Department for Projects and Cooperation with the Funds and Other Financial Institutions performs tasks related to:

  • The identification and formulation of project ideas related to the field of the diaspora and Serbs in the region, and their presentation to stakeholders; preparation of project proposals and other documents relating to the implementation of projects in accordance with the appropriate procedures;
  • Alignment of project proposals with technical requirements, programme and sector priorities, and the preparation of relevant project documentation;
  • Providing information on potential sources of funding for projects and the advantages funds would bring, and informing other financial institutions;
  • Producing the final versions of project documents in the project preparation process and cooperation with state authorities, local governments, donors and international organisations regarding the preparation and implementation of projects ;
  • Control and verification of documents related to the implementation of projects;
  • Collecting and providing information on the implementation of projects from aid programme funds and other financial institutions;
  • Organising and supervising the implementation of projects approved for funding; preparing documents (project task descriptions, technical specifications, contracts for the implementation of projects);
  • Participating in the operation of entities responsible for the evaluation and selection of offers, which are created for the purpose of project procedure implementation;
  • Collecting and providing information on the implementation of projects financed from international funds;
  • Cooperating with state authorities that are involved in the decentralised system of governance for EU funds, other state authorities, local governments, donors and international organisations related to the preparation of projects, and other activities within the scope of the Department.

Link to a subpage related to the economy: ekonomija.dijaspora.gov.rs

e-mail: ekonomija@dijaspora.gov.rs