EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi is travelling to Serbia on 1 and 2 December 2022 to discuss priorities under the EU accession process, with a strong focus on energy cooperation.

In the afternoon, he will visit Elektromreža Srbije (EMS) with Minister of Energy Dubravka Đedović and Minister of European Integration Miščević for a presentation of the implementation of the Trans Balkan Electricity Corridor – an energy project co-financed by the European Union that will ensure greater energy stability and efficiency in Serbia. In the evening, he will meet with opposition Deputy Speakers and heads of caucuses in the Serbian Parliament.

On 2 December, he will meet with Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, Parliament Speaker Vladimir Orlić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dačić as well as Minister of Interior Gašić. He will also witness the signing of the EU funding agreement setting out the legal framework for the future EU pre-accession assistance to Serbia, and of two EU-funded projects supporting Serbia’s capacity to manage migration flows and border controls.