5th Meeting of SLAP Coordinators


Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) organized on 8-9 October 2013 the 5th Meeting of SLAP Coordinators, in “Vojvodina” Hotel, Trg Slobode 5, Zrenjanin. Organization of the event was supported by the European Union, through EU Exchange 4 programme, implemented by SCTM.

Main purpose of the meeting was to present current and planned activities related to SLAP Information System, as well as to facilitate exchange of experiences and information significant for development of local and regional infrastructure projects.

During the introductory part of the meeting, SLAP Coordinators from municipalities and regional development agencies were greeted by representatives of SCTM and EU Exchange 4 programme, as well the Ministry for Regional Development and Local Self-Government and the Republic Water Directorate. Methodology for Prioritization and Selection of Infrastructure Projects was presented by representatives of the Serbian European Integration Office (SEIO) and PPF 5 programme.

Following the introductory presentations, participants had an opportunity to attend trainings in one of three thematic groups: 1) Inter-municipal Cooperation; 2) Communication Planning and Sustainability of Infrastructure Projects; 3) Communication, Public and Media Appearance Skills.

Agenda and materials (in Serbian) can be downloaded using the following links:

Regional Info Days sessions – EU Exchange 4

Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) will organize regional Info Days events during September 2013, to present the public call for technical assistance to municipalities in areas of strategic planning and local finances, within the Exchange 4 Programme, financed by the EU and implemented by the SCTM.

Info Days sessions will be held in the following locations:

  1. Uzice – 12 September, City Assembly hall, 52 Dimitrija Tucovica st;
  2. Jagodina – 16 September, Pomoravski District meeting room, 80/A Knjeginje Milice st;
  3. Nis – 17 September, City Assembly hall, 42 Nikole Pasica st;
  4. Novi Sad – 19 September, City Assembly hall, 2 Zarka Zrenjanina st;
  5. Belgrade – 23 September, Assembly hall of Novi Beograd City Municipality, 167 Mihajla Pupina st.

Invitation letter with the agenda sent to local self-governments can be downloaded HERE (Serbian version).

Main purpose of the public call is to select municipalities which are to receive assistance in the following areas:

  1. Sector plans development in waste management, energy and environmental protection;
  2. Action plans development, for implementing framework strategies;
  3. Planning and preparing programme and capital budgets;
  4. Preparing and issuing municipal bonds.

Main objective of the Info Days is to provide information to local self-governments about the purpose and conditions of the public call and areas to be supported.

For additional information, please contact Danijela Pocuca – 011/3223-446 (ext. 125) or by email