Online Auction of Passenger and Utility Vehicles

The U.S. Embassy Belgrade announces an online auction sale of three passenger and one utility vehicles. Auction starts on Monday, July 15, 2019, 09:00 Belgrade time, and lasts until Monday, July 21, 2019, 23:00 Belgrade time. All of the items are going to be auctioned exclusively via the Internet. You can find all the necessary ... Read More»

Sharp Power Grip: Dimensions of Russian Influence in Southeast Europe Introductory Remarks

June 27, 2019 Good morning.  Thank you to Dr. Shentov [1] and the Center for the Study of Democracy [2] for the opportunity to say a few words to set the stage for this important conversation today. Let me jump right into the heart of the matter.  Serbia enjoys a traditionally close relationship with Russia.  The United ... Read More»

Online Auction of Three Passenger Vehicles

The U.S. Embassy Belgrade announces an online auction sale of three passenger vehicles. Auction starts on Monday, May 20, 2019, 09:00 Belgrade time, and lasts until Monday, May 27, 2019, 23:00 Belgrade time. All of the items are going to be auctioned exclusively via the Internet. You can find all the necessary information about the ... Read More»

Foreign Service Officer Test on June 8, 2019

U.S. Embassy Belgrade will offer the Department of State’s Foreign Service Officer Test on Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the embassy. Interested candidates can sign up, beginning from 04/25/2019, online at the Pearson VUE website. The registration period is opened for four weeks, from April 25 through May 29, 2019. For more information ... Read More»

Small Grants Program Funding 2019

The U.S. Embassy Belgrade announces an open competition for non-government organizations, nonprofit organizations and independent media to submit applications to carry out a program in Serbia.  Please carefully follow all instructions below. Program Objectives The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section has set aside funds for the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program specifically designated for non-government ... Read More»

Media Small Grants Funding 2019

The United States Embassy in Belgrade announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs to support media development. Program Objectives: The purpose of the program is to award grants for specific projects that support media freedom, media diversity, and the development of professional media organizations in the Republic of Serbia. ... Read More»

EXBS and ICITAP Donation Ceremony

Good afternoon.  Today we have an  opportunity to underscore the continued cooperation between the United States and Serbia. Today, the U.S. Embassy is proud to mark the delivery of equipment worth over $1,200,000 to the Serbian Border Police, Service for Counter Narcotics, Service for Special Investigative Measures, and Customs Administration. This assistance is a concrete ... Read More»

Release of the 2018 Human Rights Reports

The State Department released the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports). The Human Rights Reports document the status of human rights and worker rights in nearly 200 countries and territories. They are required by U.S. law and are used by a variety of actors, including the U.S. Congress, the Executive branch, ... Read More»

International Women’s Day Discussion & Reception at Bitef Theatre

Good evening.  Thank you all for coming to tonight’s event. In this part of the world, March 8th is International Women’s Day.  In the United States, we don’t celebrate that day per se.  Instead, the entire month of March is designated Women’s History Month.  It is a time to celebrate the achievements of women, and ... Read More»

Screening of the movie “Green Book” at Sava Center

It’s a pleasure to join you tonight in the screening of this extraordinary film. I want to congratulate the organizers of the Belgrade Film Festival for offering this city’s film lovers such a creative, thought-provoking menu of films from around the world, including dozens of movies produced in America. Your selection committee this year showed ... Read More»

Fulbright Non-Degree Research Program for Doctoral Students 2020-2021

Application Deadline: APRIL 22, 2019 The Embassy of the United States of America in Serbia is pleased to announce the Fulbright Non-degree Research Program for Doctoral Students competition for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The Fulbright Non-degree Research Program for Doctoral Students enables young professionals from Serbia who are already enrolled in a PhD program at ... Read More»

Fulbright Graduate Study Program 2020-2021 Competition

Application Deadline: APRIL 22, 2019 The Embassy of the United States of America in Serbia is pleased to announce the Fulbright Graduate Study Program competition for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The Fulbright Graduate Study Program enables young professionals from Serbia to study for one year or longer at U.S. universities to pursue Master’s level of ... Read More»

Security Alert: Putin Visit – Tomorrow, January 17, 2019

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (January 16, 2019) Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: A march through the city center in honor of visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to take place on Thursday, January 17 at 3:00PM, followed by an appearance at Saint Sava Church. Police expect there will be 70,000 attendees. President ... Read More»

Demonstration Expected to Take Place Today Downtown Belgrade

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (January 16, 2019) Location: City Center, Belgrade Event: A demonstration is expected to take place today, Wednesday, January 16th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. The purpose of the demonstration is to mark the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic. Organizers expect approximately 2000 participants. ... Read More»

Holiday season security measures remain heightened

Location: Serbia, countrywide Event: During the holiday season security measures in Serbia remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other ... Read More»

Taxi drivers protest downtown Belgrade

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (November 27, 2018) Location: Belgrade, Serbia  Event: Taxi drivers will protest against internet car-sharing services such as CarGo at 4:00pm on November 27. The protest will take place in front of the Serbian Government building on Nemanjina Street, and protesters plan to block traffic in downtown Belgrade ... Read More»

Job Vacancy – Safety Program Coordinator, Deadline: November 30, 2018

The U.S. Mission Belgrade, Serbia is seeking eligible and qualified applicant to serve as a Safety Program Coordinator with responsibility for assisting the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO) in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) and Fire Protection Division (FIR) programs at post as required by ... Read More»

Opening of the “Rescuing Serbia: The American Mission and the Typhoid Epidemic in Serbia in 1915” Exibit in Sabac

Thank you, Mayor Zelenović. Let me me also extend my gratitude to Dr. Milovan Pissari, who did so much historical research on the the work of the Red Cross, the Rockefeller Mission, and Dr. Strong.  And thanks to the whole team involved in putting together this exhibit. It is my pleasure to open this exhibition ... Read More»

Job Vacancy – INL Program Assistant, Deadline: November 28, 2018

The U.S. Mission Belgrade, Serbia is seeking an eligible and qualified applicant to serve as an International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Program Assistant, Political Section. Duties: Performs research, data collection, drafting of INL related reports, including quarterly and annual reports. Consults with Office Of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance And Training (OPDAT) and the International ... Read More»

Traffic problems and a large police presence expected throughout Belgrade

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (November 5, 2018) Location: Belgrade, Serbia  Event: Football club Red Star will play club Liverpool (England) on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00PM, at Red Star stadium.  This is a Euro League match.  Police expect 50,000 – 55,000 people at the stadium. Expect traffic problems and a ... Read More»

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) Webcast Discussion

Good afternoon. I would like to welcome you all to the embassy and thank you for joining us as we commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. I’m hopeful that by highlighting some of the ways the United States is working to eliminate discrimination against persons with disabilities, today’s discussion will provide you with useful tools ... Read More»

“Forensic DNA Analysis and Use of DNA Evidence: Challenges in Practice” Conference Remarks

Good morning, thank you all very much for the invitation to speak here today. The U.S. Embassy is proud to partner with the Supreme Court of Cassation as a co-sponsor of this conference.  The U.S. Department of Justice and USAID have had a long and fruitful partnership with Serbia’s judiciary and police. They say “crime ... Read More»

Potential violence before, during, and after some soccer matches

U.S. Embassy Belgrade reminds U.S. citizens that, with the 2018 soccer season now in full swing, there is the potential for violence before, during, and after some soccer matches.  In the past, there have also been clashes between police and soccer fans both in stadiums and the surrounding areas. Police presence may be increased around ... Read More»

Job Vacancy – Gardener, Deadline: November 5, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia is seeking an eligible and qualified applicant to serve as a Gardener. The incumbent of the position will perform a full range of gardening, landscaping, exterior cleaning, and snow removal at the US Embassy’s official residences as required. He/she works under the direct supervision of the Residential Maintenance Supervisor, and ... Read More»

High risk sports event at the Red Star football club stadium

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: Football club Red Star will play club Rad on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM, at Red Star stadium. This is a high risk event because of animosity between the teams’ fans and frequent clashes in and around the stadium. Expect a large police presence in the area and around town. ... Read More»

Bechtel MOU signing with the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure

This month the U.S. and Serbia are remembering the 100th anniversary of our successful partnership during World War I.  Our trade relations, however, go back even deeper.  On October 14, 1881, the first commerce and consular treaty was signed between the U.S. and Serbia.  I’m told one of the first exports to the U.S. was ... Read More»

Political party demonstrations in front of the Serbian parliament building

Location: Belgrade, Serbia Event: The police report that a political party called “Greens of Serbia” will demonstrate in front of the parliament building at 5PM TODAY.  Organizers expect more than 1,000 people to attend.  They plan to walk from the Parliament building along the following route: Nikola Pasic Square, Kneza Milosa Str., Kralja Milana Str. with a ... Read More»

Trade Policy at the Crossroads: Realities of Trade Today The Economist’s Seventh EU-Southeast Europe Summit Remarks

First of all, I’d like to thank the organizers of this conference for inviting me to speak.  I’m also grateful that they accepted my request that I not be lumped into the previous panel, as originally planned, since I did not believe I had much to contribute to the debate on BREXIT.  As punishment, however, ... Read More»

Country Reports on Terrorism 2017 – Serbia

Overview: With no terrorist attacks in 2017 and low levels of ISIS recruitment activities, the main terrorism threats in Serbia remained the potential movement of money and weapons through its territory, returning foreign terrorist fighters, and radicalization to violence. The government took steps to improve its ability to fight terrorism with the adoption of the National Strategy ... Read More»

Opening of the “Kingdom of Serbia and United States of America” Exhibition

It is my honor to be here with you today. The Embassy is proud to support this exhibition that celebrates the friendship and cultural ties between our countries. First, I’d like to thank Vladimir Čeh for curating an inspired exhibition that reminds us of forgotten stories of heroism and friendship. Thanks also to our team ... Read More»

May 25 Alternate Phone Number for U.S. Citizen Emergencies

Embassy Belgrade’s phone system will be inoperable for approximately 30 minutes sometime between midnight and 4:00 am on Friday, May 25.  U.S. citizens with a life or death emergency should first try to call the embassy at the regular after hours emergency number (+381-11-706-4000).  If that line is not operational, call 065-306-3649 in Serbia or +381-65-306-3649 from outside of ... Read More»

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellow Summer Institute 2018

The U.S. State Department, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade are pleased to announce a summer institute for young Europeans. The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellow Summer Institute is an intensive short-term exchange program created to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and awareness of ... Read More»
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