Strengthening and Supporting Sustainable Return - funded by EUD

Focus area


Contribution to the achievement of the durable solutions for internally displaced persons by providing adequate support during return to Kosovo* . The project supports the priorities of the Government of the Republic of Serbia through established strategic framework, the National Strategy for solving the problems of Refugees and IDPs and Strategy for Sustainable Subsistence and Return.


Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia.


The Overall Objective of the Action is to support the sustainable return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) wishing to return to Kosovo*, promoting social and economic stabilisation.

The Specific Objective of the Action is to facilitate the internally displaced persons pursuing and achieving a sustainable return to Kosovo* by strengthening their employment opportunities.

The Action will target wide IDP population in Serbia through the implementation of the outreach campaign on return-related issues, covering private accommodation, as well as informal settlements/collective centres. Further, 90 IDPs will be economically strengthened to support sustainability of their return. At least 30 families (approx. 108 individuals) who are pursuing their return solution will be as well provided with technical and administrative assistance, referral to reconstruction agencies providing housing and reintegration solutions in Kosovo*, assistance kits and as well with return transport assistance according to their individual need. Attention will be devoted to encouraging women’s participation, as well as Roma social inclusion.


Internally displaced persons, including returnees under the Readmission.

Authorities involved

Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Republic of Serbia, Commissariat for Refugees and Migrations of the Republic of Serbia, Local authorities, UNHCR Serbia, UNHCR Kosovo, Organisations and institutions in Kosovo*.


Duration of the project

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The City of Kragujevac, Organisation Bozur, Organisation Sveti Spas.

1. July 2018. – 30. May 2020.

DRC Project Leaflet

DRC Project Poster

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Documents for the Public Call application for training 22.08.2019. - links:

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