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

What we do?

Good governance

The principle of good governance is one of the three Programme pillars, while the activities in this area are conducted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in partnership with the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM).

Social inclusion

Social inclusion, as the second pillar of the Programme, is an area where numerous Programme activities are conducted in order to lead to its improvement, as well as the improvement of social services.

Gender equality

Gender equality, as the third pillar of the Programme, is in focus as a significant principle and an area in which activities are conducted to strengthen the institutional framework for the application of this principle at the local level, as well as to enhance local gender equality policies.

Latest news

Belgrade, 12 April 2021

Switzerland supports addressing COVID-19 consequences in Roma settlements with over 120,000 euros

Through the Swiss PRO Programme, the Government of Switzerland supports civil society organizations and local governments in implementing projects aimed at mitigating the effects of the...
Belgrade, 5 April 2021

Support to implementation of social protection services as response to COVID-19 consequences

The Swiss PRO Programme, with the support of the Swiss Government worth more than 310,000 euros and the co-funding of local self-governments in the amount of...
Belgrade, 17 March 2021

Winners of the annual award for the best practice in applying good governance principles selected

The Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government selected Knić, Kragujevac, Kruševac i Veliko Gradište for the winners of the Public Call for the 2020 Annual...
Kruševac, Ivanjica, Ćićevac, Kraljevo, 8 March 2021

Making Equality a Reality Together with Local Self-Governments

International Women’s Day celebration ignited many local self-governments throughout Serbia to mark the official start of the small-grant projects strengthening local Gender Equality Mechanisms supported by...
Belgrade, 26 February 2021

Contribution to the training of young people in professional development in local governments

Support for the strengthening of gender equality at the local level was the main topic discussed by the representatives of the Swiss PRO program with 11...
Belgrade, 25 January 2021

Support to countering the consequences of COVID-19 at local level

Swiss PRO Programme advertised two new public calls with the aim of supporting local communities in mitigating the impacts of the crisis caused by the COVID-19...

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Success stories

Improving Social Inclusion through Training for Persons with Disabilities

“Without Tools There is no Craft” is the name of the project within which persons with disabilities, job-seekers or low income, underwent training in the production of handicraft items and...