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Anglistics Study Programme Business English 2 Week 4 Anglistics Study Programme www. singidunum. ac.

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Anglistics Study Programme The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia

Anglistics Study Programme The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia The role of the EU delegation

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU The mission of the Delegation of the

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU The mission of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Serbia is to ensure the proper representation of the EU in Serbia, promoting and defending the values and interests of the EU and its Member States, and monitoring and supporting Serbia’s accession, including successful implementation of EU assistance programmes. 3

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Milestones in EU – Serbia Relations

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Milestones in EU – Serbia Relations

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Stabilisation and Association Agreement negotiations were called

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Stabilisation and Association Agreement negotiations were called off in 2006 because Serbia’s co-operation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has not improved 5

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • 2012: European Council confirms Serbia as

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • 2012: European Council confirms Serbia as a candidate country • 2013: European Council endorsed the Commission’s recommendation to open negotiations with Serbia • 2013: Entry into force of the EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Agreement • So far, Serbia has opened 13 out of 35 negotiationg chapters 6

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Serbia – EU Trade Liberalisation

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Serbia – EU Trade Liberalisation

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Serbian producers have been exporting duty-free

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Serbian producers have been exporting duty-free to the EU since 2000 (Customs duties for all industrial and agricultural products coming from Serbia into the EU were abolished by the EU in 2000 with the application of the Autonomous Trade Measures) • Serbia has been gradually removing customs protection since 2009 (The most sensitive agricultural products for Serbian farmers will remain protected with customs duties until Serbia’s accession to the EU) 8

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Provisions related to the free movement

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Provisions related to the free movement of capital, public procurement, standardisation, rights of establishment and supply of services contributed to improving the business evironment in Serbia since 2013 9

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Free movement of capital In the

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Free movement of capital In the EU, capital and investments must be able to move without restriction and there are common rules for cross-border payments. Banks and other economic operators apply certain rules to support the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. 10

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Public procurement EU rules ensure that

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Public procurement EU rules ensure that the public procurement of goods, services and works in any Member State is transparent and open to all EU companies on the basis of non-discrimination and equal treatment. 11

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Right of establishment and freedom to

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU • Right of establishment and freedom to provide services EU natural and legal persons have the right to establish themselves in any Member State and to provide cross-border services. For certain regulated professions, there are rules on mutual recognition of qualifications. Postal services are gradually being opened up to competition. 12

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Translate the following text into Serbian Pressure

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Translate the following text into Serbian Pressure on the judiciary (including from authorities within the judiciary) remains high. Public comments by government officials, some at the highest level, on investigations and ongoing court proceedings continue and are perceived as pressure on judicial independence. Some progress was made in this respect: the High Judicial Council amended its procedural rules to react more efficiently in cases of alleged political interference in the judiciary upon requests filed by the judges. The amended rules do not foresee a mechanism for a regular HJC reaction. The procedure has only been used in a very 13 limited number of cases.

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU A more elaborate mechanism has been put

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU A more elaborate mechanism has been put in place by the State Prosecutorial Council for both ad hoc and regular reactions in cases of alleged political interference. The SPC’s newly appointed Commissioner for Autonomy has a mandate to take action on individual complaints by deputy prosecutors and has already processed several cases. 14

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Translate the following into English Borba protiv

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Translate the following into English Borba protiv terorizma Institucionalna struktura i pravno usklađivanje Pravni i politički okvir Srbije je u velikoj meri usklađen sa pravnim tekovinama EU i međunarodnim instrumentima za borbu protiv terorizma. U decembru 2017. godine je usvojen novi Zakon o izmenama i dopunama Zakona o ograničavanju raspolaganja imovinom u cilju sprečavanja terorizma. Nacionalna strategija i akcioni plan za sprečavanje i borbu protiv terorizma (2017– 2021) su usvojeni u oktobru 2017. godine. 15

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Strategija obuhvata prevenciju nasilnog ekstremizma i radikalizacije,

Anglistics Study Programme Serbia and the EU Strategija obuhvata prevenciju nasilnog ekstremizma i radikalizacije, otklanjanje terorističkih pretnji, kao i odgovor i gonjenje u slučaju terorističkih napada. Postoji potreba da se uspostavi jedinstvena baza podataka informacija vezanih za terorizam na nacionalnom nivou, što će doprineti efikasnijoj razmeni informacija i boljoj međuinstitucionalnoj, regionalnoj i međunarodnoj saradnji. 16