Public administration services are meant to be used by citizens and businesses and, as such, should be simplified as much as possible and organised in a user-friendly way. As EU membership aspirants, Western Balkan countries undergo different reform processes, and public administration reform (PAR) is one of the most challenging.
for the implementation of the Strategy on Economic Migration of the Republic of Serbia for the period of 2021-2027
Asset Declarations for Public Officials
An underachieved priority
In the last decades, Serbia has been facing serious demographical challenges. The low rates of natural increase in population combined with the negative net migrations caused depopulation at the state level. This trend is the strongest in rural areas and…
Boosting Societal Cooperation
Public administration and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Western Balkans
The second public perception survey in the Western Balkans
Good governance implies governance that focuses on citizens, their well-being and satisfaction. One of the main attributes of good governance is transparency in the work of institutions and the decision-making process, in order to provide the public with timely information about activities and decisions that may have an impact on everyday life.
Five years after the explanatory and bilateral screening, Negotiating Chapter 16, which refers to taxation, has not been open for negotiations. According to the 2016 and 2017 EC reports, the key problem standing in the way of opening the chapter is the unequal excise burden on domestic and imported coffee and strong alcoholic beverages.
Effects on good governance, rule of law and civil society