On Friday, November 4th 2022, in the ceremonial hall of the City Administration of Pirot, a conference took place, on the occasion of the Ceremonial Promotion of the project “Reintegration 2 – further support for the sustainable (re)integration of returnees in Serbia”.
The main goal of the project is to contribute to the sustainable (re)integration of returnees and the local socially vulnerable population in central and southern Serbia.
The mayor of Pirot – Mr. Vladan Vasic, director of the ASB Serbia – Gordan Velev, director of the IDC – Miodrag Nedeljkovic, as well as the president of the TERNIPE association – Mrs. Radmila Nesic, had presented the project.
More than 800 beneficiaries will be supported in Pirot district, in order to strengthen their economic and social position and improve their integration into the community. Support is foreseen through the provision of subsidies for self-employment, various business trainings and VAT, subsidies to employers for opening new jobs and employing returnees and other less employable categories of the population, support for children and young people through the implementation of inclusive workshops, as well as the development of institutional capacities in the field of social protection at the local level.
The total value of the project for the City of Pirot is EUR 400,000 and the project will last until April 31st, 2025. Information about project activities, open tenders and more will be available on the website of the project, but also of the City of Pirot, partner organizations and associations.
The project is carried by ASB Serbia, implemented by the Initiative for Development and Cooperation (IDC), and the activities will take place at the Pirot, Rasina and Raska district. The project was financed by the funds of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development – BMZ.
ASB is a German aid and welfare organisation, engaged in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services. As a non-political organisation, ASB has, since its foundation in 1888, provided rapid and direct help to all those in need of our support.
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