Serbia

Support for Mine Action

Last updated: 09 January 2024

In 2022, Serbia received €120,000 (US$126,408) in international mine action support from the European Union (EU), for capacity-building activities.[1]

Serbia reported a national contribution of €610,000 ($642,574) to its mine action program in 2022. Of this contribution, €260,000 ($273,884) supported clearance activities while €350,000 ($368,690) supported the Serbian Mine Action Center (SMAC).[2]

Five-year support for mine action

In the five-year period from 2018–2022, international contributions to mine action activities in Serbia totaled almost $4.8 million. The annual total remained constant at $1 million from 2019–2021, before falling significantly in 2022.

Summary of international contributions: 2018–2022[3]

Year

International contributions (US$)

% change from previous year

2022

126,408

-87

2021

1,000,000

0

2020

1,000,000

0

2019

1,000,000

-38

2018

1,624,982

+30

Total

4,751,390

N/A

                                         Note: N/A=not applicable.

  


[1] Response to Monitor questionnaire by Michal Adamowicz, Policy Officer, Non-Proliferation and Arms Export Control, European External Action Service (EEAS), 29 September 2023. Average exchange rate for 2022: €1=US$1.0534. United States (US) Federal Reserve, “List of Exchange Rates (Annual),” 9 January 2023.

[2] Serbia Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 Report (for calendar year 2022), Form C. See, Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 Database.

[3] See previous Support for Mine Action country profiles. ICBL-CMC, “Country Profiles: Serbia,” undated; ICBL, Landmine Monitor 2022 (ICBL-CMC: Geneva, November 2022); ICBL, Landmine Monitor 2021 (ICBL-CMC: Geneva, November 2021); and ICBL, Landmine Monitor 2020 (ICBL-CMC: Geneva, November 2020).