Unique public-private association and think-tank that makes a difference
NALED is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan association of businesses, local governments and civil society organizations that work together on improving the conditions for doing business in Serbia. Gathering nearly 340 members and an expert team of 100 employees, NALED initiates changes and supports the reforms to facilitate the work of businesses, improve the efficiency of state administration, and enhance the quality of life for citizens.Since it was established in 2006, NALED has implemented 215 economic development projects with the support of international partners such as USAID, GIZ, EU, SIDA, EBRD, SDC, World Bank, British Embassy, UNDP, as well as private donors such as Philip Morris International, Mastercard, Visa and others.
Platform for public-private dialogue and reform monitoring
NALED is the leader in promoting public-private dialogue and one of the key stakeholders in defining the reform priorities and legal solutions relevant for the economy, based on research and analyses. NALED is the founder of the National Parliament’s Economic Caucus. Its experts have participated in more than 70 Government’s working groups for drafting legislation, but also strategies for countering shadow economy, improving competitiveness, developing
eGovernment, healthcare digitalization, encouraging innovation etc. As a founder and secretariat of the CORE Partnership for Competitive Region, NALED works on improving and harmonizing the conditions for doing business in the Western Balkans economies. Through the National Convention on EU and its monitoring tools such as the Regulatory Index of Serbia and Grey Book, NALED also actively contributes to the European integration process.
Catalyst of change from idea to realization
By performing legal and economic analyses, facilitating public-private dialogue, providing expert support in drafting regulations and strategies, software development, trainings for implementing legislation and raising awareness campaigns, NALED has provided major contribution in designing and implementing some of the most significant reforms for better business conditions.
Evidence-based answers - with more than 570 published analyses, practical policy reviews, reviews of implemented reforms, reports and brochures, NALED is committed to evidence-based policymaking.
NALED is the holder of a certificate of compliance with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001 and ISO 27001, which confirms the organization's commitment to the continuous improvement of business procedures and a responsible approach to business.