USAID is working with the OSCE, the Serbian National Assembly and government agencies to strengthen governmental accountability.
National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia;
Public Procurement Office;
The Promoting Good Governance Project is a two-year effort to develop the technical capacities of anti-corruption institutions, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, local government and civil society organizations (CSOs). It is strengthening accountability mechanisms and citizens’ participation.
The project, a partnership between USAID and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), is building the capacities of public institutions, officials and civil society to ensure good governance by improving the legislative framework, enhancing public accountability and parliamentary oversight mechanisms, and promoting best practices in public accountability.
The Promoting Good Governance Project takes a comprehensive approach by:
- Improving the legislative frameworkThe project supported the drafting of by-laws for the Law on Political Party Financing and the Code of Ethics for Members of Parliament.
- Capacity development for institutionsThe project targeted areas most in need and provided support to officials ensuring public accountability.
- Promoting best practices in combating corruptionThe project assisted Parliament, the Anti-Corruption Agency and other institutions involved in promoting public accountability and made their work more visible to the public.
- Support to independent anti-corruption institutions and civil society organizationsImplementing Partner Agreements were provided to selected civil society and local self-government beneficiaries for projects aimed at increasing public accountability and participation mechanisms.