Minister Dacic and UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia discussed cooperation so far and possibilities for its enhancement

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic had talks with the new United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in the Republic of Serbia, Karla Robin Hershey.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Today’s meeting focused on cooperation with UN agencies in Serbia thus far, and the possibilities for their further enhancement.

Minister Dacic expressed his gratitude for the UNDP support so far in the implementation of development projects, particularly in areas of good governance, social inclusion, environmental protection, transport, energy and reduction of natural disaster risks, contributing to Serbia’s efforts along the path of its full EU membership and implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Mutual satisfaction was expressed at the fact that the decision of the Serbian Government had enabled the commencement of operation of the UN House in Belgrade, providing office space for UN agencies, programmes and funds, in anticipation that the five-year Development Partnership Framework 2016-2020 of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the UN Country Team in Serbia will contribute to the further promotion of key areas in the Serbian society.