New initiatives for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the framework of economic field

Ministry of Culture and Media
Ministry of Finance
Key objectives of the measure:

Development of new cooperation formats through Joint Ministerial Commissions of States.

Scope of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

Within the scope of strengthening of traditional bonds of friendship and international cooperation, a new practice has been established by introducing of the field of culture into documents that concern economic and scientific-technical cooperation and are adopted at meetings of bilateral level - Joint Ministerial Commissions of States. Some of examples are: Serbian-Algerian commission for economic and scientific-economic cooperation (November 2009) where exchange of documentary movies is mentioned; Commission of Serbia and Arabian Republic of Egypt (Mаy 2010) when Egyptian side invited Serbian side to participate in international art festivals; Serbian-Ukrainian commission for trade, economic and scientific-technical cooperation (January 2012) confirming the will of the Parties to improve cooperation in the field of culture and enable creation of film co-productions; Serbian-Belorussian commission (January 2012) where there exists recommendation to competent authorities of Belarus to consider option that two business premises within the Trade Center Stolica in Minsk are offered on a lease to Serbian companies, to be used for sale of fashion shoes and designer clothes and/or other products from Serbian manufacturers; Joint Commission of Serbia and Azerbaijan (May 2010, November 2011, November 2012) support to organization of concerts and art groups and artists tours; participation of artists and theatre troupes in international music and theatre festivals in their countries, as well as organization of exhibitions of fine arts.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cultural Value Chain