Agreement on cooperation in the field of culture and comics between Serbian and French institutions

“KomunikArt” Agency
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 
Agreement on cooperation in the field of culture and comics between Serbian and French institutions, initiated by the French Institute in Serbia together with the International Center for Comics and Illustrations in Angouleme (CIBDI). Other signatories are the City of Pančevo and the " KomunikArt" Agency. The agreement was also signed during the visit of the French President E. Macron, on July 15, 2019. The agreement envisions the establishment of the first residency program in the field of comics between France and Serbia, which would be held from 2020 in the two towns, Angouleme and Pančevo. The aim of this agreement is to strengthen artistic, scientific, pedagogical, and cultural cooperation between the two countries. Among other things, the agreement envisages joint organization of workshops and training for cartoonists, development of scientific cooperation in the form of studies and articles related to Serbian comics in order to establish a bibliographic database, exchange of documents, and bibliographic data, co-production work at exhibitions, organization of comic book loans and more.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 
In late 2019, comic book author Alizée De Pin she was the first French resident in Pančevo, within the "Cross Art Residencies" competition between Serbia and France, where during one month she developed her new project, a 120-page comic book about the environment / nuclear catastrophe /, written by Jean-François Juliard, Executive Director for Greenpeace. In early February 2020, within the framework of the same agreement, the delegation of "KomunikArt" from Pančevo visited the Festival and the Museum of Comics in Angouleme
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
City of Pančevo
French Institute in Serbia