EU EXCHANGE 6 – Enhancing credibility of planning, programme-based budgeting and control in the execution of public expenditures at local level in Serbia

20 / 03 / 2023

Donor: EU

Implementation assistance: Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities

Project duration: September 2021 – September 2024

Project value: 2.000.000 EUR

The EU Exchange 6 Programme is financed by the European Union within of IPA 2019 national allocation. It is being implemented in the direct management, implying that the EU Delegation in Serbia entails principal management powers. The key line institutions at the national level are the Ministry of Finance and the Public Policy Secretariat, along with the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government. As in previous phases of the Exchange Programme, the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) has the role of implementing partner and direct responsibility for implementing planned Programme activities.


  • Component 1 – Fostering LSGs in preparation and implementation of Development Plans and Mid-term Plans in line with their program budgets
  • Component 2 – Upgrading capacities of LSGs to adequately apply capital project’s cycle and transparently operate the budget
  • Component 3 – Better incorporation of Public Internal Financial Control (PIFC) features in LSGs operations and linking with local planning and budgeting frameworks


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