UNOPS

Serbia

​The development of technical documentation for a business zone in Vranje has been supported through the European Partnership with Municipalities Programme (EU PROGRES). UNOPS is implementing the programme. Photo: EU PROGRES

UNOPS has supported sustainable development in Serbia since 2001, providing project management, infrastructure, procurement, human resources, and advisory services. Projects focus on improving governance, the livelihoods of vulnerable communities, health and education infrastructure, water supply and waste management. Many of these projects have emphasized national ownership, supported the employment of minority groups and incorporated sustainable construction methods.

UNOPS largest project in the country is the European Partnership with Municipalities Programme (EU PROGRES), funded by the European Union and the governments of Switzerland and Serbia. EU PROGRES is a comprehensive programme that is improving infrastructure and local government services in Serbia's poorest regions, while promoting entrepreneurship and local culture. UNOPS is implementing the project in 25 underprivileged municipalities in the south and southwest regions of Serbia. Read more about EU PROGRES

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Projects

Former Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, Vincent Degert, visited young Romas during practical training for auto mechanics in Prokuplje. The training was supported by the UNOPS-implemented EU PROGRES programme, which was aimed at providing Roma youth with specific skills to enable them to find employment. Photo: EU PROGRES

     Voices

    • Zahra Akbari,

      Zahra Akbari,

      Community Mobilizer, Afghanistan

      “Men are traditionally the head of the family so we need to engage and educate them on women’s rights… but day-by-day, month-by-month, year-by-year, I believe it wil...

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