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Infosession with DG NEAR delegation

April 1
A delegation from Directorate-General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) from European Commission (EC) in Brussels composed of Mrs. Liselotte Isakson and Mrs. Jutta Pomoelle –Segurola…

‘A New Cooperation Mentality Taking Roots in Balkans’

March 27, 2019
In an exclusive interview with Albanian Daily News, Mr. Gjergj Murra the Executive Director of the Western Balkans Fund says that he is proud of the performance of the Fund because within a relatively short period…

Lively debates during two-days WBF evaluation panel proceedings aiming to select the best projects

During two days, on 4-5 of March 2019, the Evaluation Panel of WBF Second Call for regional projects, composed by WBF Secretariat team and two external experts took place. The Panel was fully engaged in finalizing the evaluation of 54 best regional projects, nine for each WBF Contracting Party, out of around 250 Applications received…
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“Now we have new friends in the Region and together we can change things”

On 11 of February, in Tirana “Balkan Girl Power” exhibition, a project financed by Western Balkans Fund and implemented by Social Contract Institute (SCI) was launched. The project provided opportunities for more than 70 girls of 16-26 years old from Tirana, Skopje, Pristina, Belgrade and Podgorica to get to know each other and develop through…
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WBF committed to foster and support education, research and scientific cooperation in WB

Today, in Tirana was presented the regional study within the project “Creating synergy in Western Balkans for strengthening education, research and science”, supported by Western Balkans Fund. It was implemented by a team of experts from European Movement Albania in partnership with Balkans Policy Research Group, Kosovo and European Movement Novi Sad, Serbia. The overall…
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WBF visits the CEI Secretariat Headquarters

On 14-15 of February, a delegation from WBF Secretariat, payed a working visit to the Central European Initiative (CEI) Secretariat Headquarters, in Trieste. WBF delegation, composed by WBF ED Mr. Gjergj Murra, WBF Senior Official from BiH MFA, Mr. Milos Prica and WBF Programme Manager Ms. Dafina Beqiri, held discussions with CEI Secretary General, Mr. Roberto Antonione,…
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“Balkan Girl Power” Exhibition

“Balkan Girl Power” Exhibition On 11 of February, in Tirana “Balkan Girl Power” exhibition, a project financed by Western Balkans Fund and implemented by Social Contract Institute was launched. The project aims to provide opportunities for more than 70 girls of 16-26 years old from Tirana, Skopje, Pristina, Belgrade and Podgorica to get to know…
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WBF attends Media Forum in Sarajevo

The WBF participated at the Annual Media Forum, held in Sarajevo, January 31 – February 1st, an initiative of USAID’s Balkan Media Assistance Program. The Forum was a good opportunity for the Fund to meet and discuss with other participants from the Western Balkans and raise awareness on the WBF activities in the Region. As…
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WBF MEETS WITH A GROUP OF STUDENTS

On January 25, the WBF received in the premises of the Secretariat a group of students from the Department of Communication Sciences. The meeting was a good opportunity to inform them about the Fund’s mission and work and also to listen their ideas about communication and PR strategies, for reaching wider audiences and stakeholders in…
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WBF meets the Japanese delegation

On January 22, the Western Balkans Fund (WBF) had a fruitful meeting with representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, further exploring possibilities for cooperation, based on the respective missions and objectives.  Following the Japanese program for supporting the reconciliation and economic developments in the Western Balkans, concrete ideas were discussed with the view…
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