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Brandon, our new, bright, intern!

22 September 2022/ We at Western Balkan Fund are happy to welcome Brandon Muhedini our newest and most recent intern who will be working with us on various projects during our 3-week internship program. Brandon started working with us this Monday and has since started aiding us through various administrative and logistical tasks, providing creative…
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WBF-EU action/ Providing lifelong access to the work market for disabled citizens

21 September 2022/ Sustainable Development is one of the main areas of intervention of the Western Balkans Fund Regional Grant Scheme, co-funded by the European Union, IPA – Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance.  A partnership formed by Association Tirana Ekspres with Art Lab in Sarajevo and NGO Creative and Active in Struga, North Macedonia, is one…
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Geotaggers Regional project draws to the end

21 September 2022/ The Geotaggers Regional for Young Women, a project funded by the Western Balkans Fund, concludes with awards and new friendships. Organized by: Space SyntaKs based in Pristina in partnership with Laboratorium based in Tuzla and Open Labs Hackerspace based in Tirana.  

I love Balkans Regional Conference empowering women in the WB6

16 September 2022/ I love Balkans Regional Conference, one of the most inclusive projects ever funded by the Western Balkans Fund with partners from all the Contracting Parties of WB Region, is currently underway in Pristina. Influential women in politics, business, media, academic life and more are united over one goal, equal opportunities for all!…
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Monitoring day in Pristina

15 September 2022/ Busy day in Pristina, where a team headed by the Executive Director, Dr. Murra is visiting the current project under implementation. The day started at GERMIN headquarters. They are currently implementing focused on the diaspora of the Western Balkan Contracting Parties. The findings have already become an asset for policy-makers, academics, researchers…
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Fellowship focused on diaspora reintegration

12 September 2022/ The fellowship program of Germin is currently under implementation. Enhancing Regional Cooperation of Young Researches on Migration & Development” is a project that connects young researchers with relevant institutions. By doing so, GERMIN provides an asset for policy-makers, academics, researchers and other stakeholders. The partnership of GERMIN, Estima and Centar za podršku…
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WBF-EU funded environment protection project gains highlights of regional television

9 September 2022/ A WBF-EU-funded project aiming to raise awareness on the mutual protection of the environment and sharing best practices gains a regional network’s headlines. Western Balkans Fund’s heartfelt congratulations go to FLAG and partners, EYCD and the Agency for Management of Protected Areas of Podgorica for this achievement.

Delegation of MPs from North Macedonia visit the Secretariat

7 September 2022/ Yesterday, 6 September 2022, a delegation from the Parliament of North Macedonia visited the Secretariat of the Western Balkans Fund. For over one hour, the MPs received a briefing about the activities of WBF in North Macedonia and the WB Region. WBF Executive Director, Dr. Murra, expressed sincere appreciation towards MPs Jovan…
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Celebrating 5 years of Western Balkans Fund!

6 September 2022/ On September 5th, we proudly celebrated a special anniversary, five years of WBF! Since its establishment in Bled in 2017, WBF envisions a Region at peace with itself, prosperously integrated into its European home. It envisages a Region where exchange and fruitful, mutually beneficial relations of cooperation between people at all levels…
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August 2022 Newsletter

6 September 2022/ August 2022 was a hot month in which we continued to push the boundaries of Regional Cooperation and Reconciliation. We have officially started the evaluation of the 5th Call for Proposals. The 5 CfP is the largest Call ever launched by the WBF, and we look forward to the list of winning…
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