There was Cooperation Agreement in the Segment of Comic Books and Culture signed between Serbia and France on July 15th2019 in Belgrade as a part of French president, Emmanuel Macron’s official visit to Serbia. It was signed by the French Institute in Serbia (that initiated signing the agreement), International Comic Book and Illustration Center (Angouleme, France), Komunikart agency and the city of Pancevo.
The agreement regulates the establishment of the first residential programme in the segment of comic books between France and Serbia, that is planned to be held in two cities from next year, in Angouleme and Pancevo. The aim of this agreement is the enforcement of artistic, scientific, pedagogic and cultural cooperation between the two signing countries. What is more, the agreement announces shared organization of the workshops and trainings for the comic book authors, scientific cooperation development as a form of studies and articles in regard to Serbian comics with the goal of establishing bibliographic database, exchanging documents and bibliographic data, cooperative work on the exhibitions, the organization of comic books borrowing, etc.