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Podgorica, the last capital in the region to welcome an Info Session

6 December Podgorica is the last capital in the WB6 region to welcome an Info Session. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Montenegro, today we welcomed Civil Society Organizations and other potential beneficiaries from our cross-border grant scheme. On behalf of the host, the Ministry, at the Info Session spoke Majda Gluscevic, Adviser at…
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November newsletter is out

3 December 2021 November has been a very busy month for the Western Balkans Fund. We launched the fourth call for proposal Hit the road, traveling through the region to meet with stakeholders, CSO, and potential beneficiaries We launched the EU/WBF joint action Meet with ambassadors, ministers, and distinguished guests Signed a cooperation agreement with…
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Sarajevo Info Session closes the third week of the regional tour

2 December 2021 Sarajevo Info Session, which took place today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Hercegovina, closes the third week of our regional meetings with stakeholders and potential beneficiaries. Ambassador Miranda Sidran, Head of the Department for OSCE, Council of Europe, and Regional Initiatives at the MFA, welcomed the participant with…
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Vast participation at the Belgrade Info Session

30 November 2021 We conclude the Belgrade Info Session encouraged by the vast participation of the Civil Society Organisations and other eligible beneficiaries, who came to meet us in person at the ASK Centar za Edukaciju. The Swiss Ambassador to Serbia, H.E. Urs Schmidt, delivered a speech focused on his country’s support of the Western…
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A very intensive week starts in Novi Sad

29 November 2021 A very intensive week started with the Novi Sad Info Session. Our team met for over two hours with local Civil Society Organisations, stakeholders, and potential beneficiaries of our grants. Tomorrow we travel to Belgrade at the ASK Centar za Edukaciji (12.00), where we will meet yet again all interested parties in…
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Second week of Info Session Marathon comes to an end

26 November Western Balkans Fund concludes today a very fruitful week with the Skopje Info Session, during which we met with Civil Society Organisations, stakeholders, and potential beneficiaries of our grants. WBF is encouraged by the engagement and interest generated by our 4th call for proposals, co-funded by the European Union. The Info Session in…
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Full Speech of Deputy Minister Isaki during the Skopje Info Session

26 November 2021 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia, Ms. Fatmire Isaki, addressed Civil Society Organisations, distinguished guests and potential beneficiaries in the Skopje Info Session. The meeting started with a minute of silence, to honor the victims of the traffic accident of November 23rd. In her speech, Ms. Isaki underlined the full…
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WBF team meets potential beneficiaries in Prishtina

25 November A very fruitful Info Session at the Prishtina Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during which WBF team met with Civil Society Organisations, stakeholders, and other potential beneficiaries. During the meeting, keynote speeches were delivered by Ms. Liza Gashi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dario di Benedetto, from EU Cooperation in Prishtina, and Gjergj Murra,…
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Our community keeps growing as we celebrate another milestone

25 November 2021 Our community keeps growing. Yesterday we celebrated another milestone, 13K followers on Facebook. Thanks to the great interest generated by the opening of our call for proposals and because our regional tour marathon has brought WBF closer to potential beneficiaries, November 2021 is already the best month to date regarding followers, likes,…
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Full Speech (VIDEO) of ED Murra during the EU/WBF inaugural ceremony

24 November 2021 Like Europe, the Western Balkans will not be made through a single plan, a single action, or into a night. But, projects, like the ones we jointly fund bring the Western Balkans closer to the EU, the only possible destination for our societies”.   Dr. Gjergj Murra, WBFs Executive Director full speech…
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