If you are a widow, widower, child or beneficiary of a person who has contributed to the pension programs of both countries, this agreement can help you qualify for: – Agreement of 6 April 2006 between the Republic of Poland and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on social security, the agreement between Canada and Serbia will enter into force, both countries having completed their respective legal procedures. “Our Government is committed to ensuring the pension security of Canadians, whether they have lived or worked in Canada or abroad. In determining entitlement to Serbian disability benefits, Serbia will consider periods of contribution to the Canada pension plan as eligible periods under the Serbian social security program. For the purpose of determining entitlement to Serbian survivors` benefits, the deceased`s contribution periods to the Canada pension plan are considered eligible periods under the Serbian social security program. The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, announced that the Social Security Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Serbia will come into force today, December 1, 2014. This new agreement will benefit Canada and Serbia: the first international agreement in the field of social security was concluded in 1827 between the Grand Duchy of Parma and France. The agreement makes it easier for interested persons to obtain the right to receive German benefits for employment in the ghetto. The substantive and procedural issues relating to the granting and payment of these benefits remain the exclusive competence of the German party.