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Delegation from the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia laid a wreath on May 9th

Charge d'affaires, a.i., of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Ottawa, Mrs. Mirjana Sesum-Curcic, laid a wreath on the occasion of Victory Day over Fascism, at the "Ottawa Memorial - Commonwealth Graves Commission" monument.

Above mentioned monument commemorates those who lost their lives while serving or training with the Air Forces of the Commonwealth in Canada, the West Indies and the United States in the Second World War, and who have no known grave. Among fallen members of the Allied Air Force is Nikola M. Popović (flying officer).

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On April 27, 2014, a newly built church "St. Simeon Mirotocivi" in Calgary was consecrated

A large number of guests attended ceremony, including representatives of the clergy of Serbian Orthodox Church in Canada, as well as representatives of the other churches - Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian and American. Also, the senior representatives of the Government of Alberta, as well as many members of Serbian community were present.

At the opening ceremony, representatives of churches, Government of Alberta, and representative of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Ottawa, Ms. Snezana Miladinovic, First Counsellor, held a speech, in which they praised Serbian community in Calgary, as well as the building of Serbian Church.

The celebration was accompanied by the program of the folklore groups "Morava", "Tara" and "Sava", a performance of the children's choir "Avala", as well as visiting group from Vancouver "Old Sounds".


DACIC: EU membership top priority for government

THESSALONIKI, May 8 - Full-fledged EU membership is the top priority for the new Serbian government, Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said. He made the statement on Thursday at a meeting of EU and Western Balkan foreign ministers in Thessaloniki, Greece. The government is oriented towards completing the accession talks by the end of its term in 2018, and we expect that Serbia could become a full-fledged EU member by 2020 in that case, Dacic said. Serbia is committed to carrying out reforms in all fields - in particular, the rule of law, interior affairs and protection of human and minority rights, Dacic said.

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NEW CABINET VOTED IN

BELGRADE, April 28 - On April 27, Serbian Parliament voted in a new cabinet helmed by Serbian Progressive Party leader Aleksandar Vucic consisting of 16 ministries and two ministers without portfolio. The cabinet was voted in by rollcall. A total of 198 MPs backed the cabinet, 23 were opposed and six abstained from voting. The new cabinet was officially set to start after the prime minister and ministers were sworn in. The new Serbian government is made up of: Ivica Dacic, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs; Zorana Mihajlovic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure; Rasim Ljajic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Telecommunications and Tourism; Kori Udovicki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government; Lazar Krstic, Minister of Finance; Dusan Vujovic, Minister of the Economy; Snezana Bogosavljevic-Boskovic, Minister of Agriculture and Environmental Protection; Aleksandar Antic, Minister of Energy and Mining; Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Justice; Srdjan Verbic, Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development; Zlatibor Loncar, Minister of Health; Ivan Tasovac, Minister of Culture and Information; Aleksandar Vulin, Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Issues; Bratislav Gasic, Minister of Defense; Nebojsa Stefanovic, Minister of the Interior; Vanja Udovicic, Minister of Youth and Sports; Velimir Ilic, Minister without Portfolio; Jadranka Joksimovic, Minister without Portfolio.


MAJA GOJKOVIC ELECTED PARLIAMENT SPEAKER

BELGRADE, April 24 - The Serbian parliament MPs on April 23 elected Maja Gojkovic, a member of the Serbian Progressive Party Presidency, as parliament speaker. She was backed by 194 MPs, 14 were against, while nine abstained from voting.

Gojkovic said that she would persevere in facilitating the equal rights and responsibilities of all MPs, regardless of whether they were from the ruling coalition or the opposition. In her first address to the parliament in her capacity as speaker, Gojkovic said it was a great privilege to be "the first among equals", but that it was also a huge responsibility.

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Chamber of Commerce

On Thursday, April 10, was held the first meeting of the newly formed Canadian - Serbian Chamber of Commerce in Toronto (http://www.canadaserbia.ca). The event was attended by approximately 70 people, business owners and successful business people. Mr. Vukašin Dželatović, Consul and Trade Commissioner represented Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Toronto.

The mandate of the Chamber is to promote Serbian business community in Canada, to advocate for the business interests of people from Serbian community at the Canadian authorities and associations, as well as to straighten business relationships among member companies of the Chamber and businesses in Serbia.

We invite all companies (large corporations as well as one-person businesses and business professionals) that are interested to join the Canadian - Serbian Chamber of Commerce.


Courtesy visit to His Worship Mr. Jim Watson

In March 2014, Charge d'affaires, a.i., of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia, Mrs. Mirjana Sesum-Curcic, paid a courtesy visit to His Worship Mr. Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa.


International Women’s Day in Parliament

Speakers of Canadian Parliament, along with the Women Ambassadors of Ottawa, hosted a panel discussion and reception on March 25, 2014 on Parliament Hill to mark International Women’s Day.

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Canadian - Serbian Chamber of Commerce

For more information please visit the Web sajt:

http://www.canadaserbia.ca/


Parliamentary Friendship Group

We have a pleasure to inform you that the Parliament of Canada has established Parliamentary Friendship Group for Cooperation with the Republic of Serbia on March 31 of 2014. year.

Chairman of the Group is Mr. Corneliu Chisu, member of the House of Commons. Vice Chairmen are Mr. Chungsen Leung, M.P. and Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism and Mr. Wayne Marston, M.P.. 

Members of the Executive Board are following members the House of Commons: Mr. Bruce Hyer, Mr. Lawrence Toet, Mr. Ted Opitz, Mrs. Stella Ambler, Mr. Wladyzlaw Lizon.

Other members of the Group are Members of Parliament: Mr. Bob Dechert, Parliamentary Secretary of the Minister of Justice, Mr. Patrick Brown, Mr. Deepak Obrhai, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Dave Van Kesteren, and Senator Claude Carignan.

Mrs. Mirjana Šešum-Ćurčić on behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Ottawa and Mr. Vukasin Dželatović on behalf of the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Toronto attended the first annual meeting of the Parliamentary Friendship Group of Canada for the cooperation with the Republic of Serbia.


News - Archive
Delegation from the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia laid a wreath on May 9th
On April 27, 2014, a newly built church "St. Simeon Mirotocivi" in Calgary was consecrated
DACIC: EU membership top priority for government
NEW CABINET VOTED IN
MAJA GOJKOVIC ELECTED PARLIAMENT SPEAKER
Chamber of Commerce
Courtesy visit to His Worship Mr. Jim Watson
International Women’s Day in Parliament
Canadian - Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Parliamentary Friendship Group
Presentation of documentary film "Pogrom " - Ten years later
RIK ANNOUNCES FINAL RESULTS OF PARLIAMENTARY VOTE
The exhibition "Women Through Time and Nation", works of the academic painter Marina Gavanski Zissis
Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing Association "Bata Marčetić" from Toronto held a concert in Montreal
Celebration of the National Day of the Republic of Serbia in the Embassy in Ottawa
VUCIC: SERBIA STABLE, GOAL TO JOIN EU IN 2020
GOV'T SETS UP WORKING GROUP FOR SERBIA'S OSCE CHAIRMANSHIP
DACIC: OUR PEOPLE HAVE DESERVED THIS
VUCIC: SERBIA READY TO MEET OBLIGATIONS FOR BETTER FUTURE
Serbian online course University of Belgrade
Competition for the Financing or Co-financing of Projects in the field of International Cooperation in the Year 2014 - Project of Translation of Representative Serbian Literary Works into Foreign Languages and Cultural Activities of Serbians Abroad
MRKIC: DECISION ON START DATE HAS NOTHING WITH RECOGNIZING KOSOVO
TALKS START IN JANUARY
DAČIĆ: HISTORIC EVENT FOR SERBIA
Laing a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa
Visit to Scheer
International Food Fair
NIKOLIC: SERBIA WILL NOT GIVE UP ON TRUTH
DACIC: SERBIA WAS ON RIGHT SIDE IN BOTH WORLD WARS
FUNERAL WITH HONORS FOR SERBIA'S BALKAN WARS, WWI HEROINE
WREATHS AT COMMONWEALTH CEMETERY IN BELGRADE
WREATHS LAID AT FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERY
NIKOLIC: SERBIA SHOULD ENABLE ITS YOUTH TO BUILD CAREERS HERE
Delegation from the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia laid a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to commemorate Victory Day over Fascism
Serbian Art Exhibition "6x5"
Beta’s Photograph of the Year 2012
Presentation of two documentary films
National Day of the Republic of Serbia
Presentation of the book “Ti divni Sanjari”, Bojan Bosiljcic
"Art for Water" exhibition
Beta’s Photograph of the Year
A Serbian Soiree, violin - Ana Drobac and piano - Katarina Jovic concert
Exhibition of photographs "Walking through Serbia”