On September 5, The Western Balkans Fund First Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs took place in Bled, Slovenia. Following the signing of the “Agreement concerning the establishment of the Western Balkans Fund”, on November 2015, and the ratification of the Agreement by all WB6 Contracting Parties, this development can be considered the key step

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On September 5, the Western Balkans Fund First Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs is scheduled to take place in Bled, Slovenia. Following the signing of the “Agreement concerning the Establishment of the Western Balkans Fund”, on November 2015, the ratification of the Agreement by all WB6 Contracting Parties and the approval of important background

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(15 – 16 June 2017)   On June 15-16, 2017, the 5th meeting of the Western Balkans Fund Committee of National Coordinators (WBF CNC) took place at the WBF Secretariat premises, in Tirana. The meeting was attended by WBF NC of all Contracted Parties (CP), representing the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Tirana, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Podgorica,

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19 May 2017 Western Balkans Fund has the pleasure to announce that all its Contracting Parties have concluded the internal procedures and have deposited the instruments of ratification, certifying the adoption of the Agreement establishing the WBF to the Government of the Republic of Albania, acting as the Depository. WBF Agreement is now effective and has

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Skopje, 3-4 May 2017       On May 3-4 2017, Dr. Gjergj Murra, Executive Director designate of WBF paid a working visit at the MARRI Regional Centre and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Skopje. The working visit at the MARRI Centre was organized in the framework of experience exchange and with the purpose

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Tirana 19 April 2017 Mr. Gjergj Murra hosted the Turkish Ambassador to Albania Mr. Hidayet Bayraktar, Head of The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA), Mr. Eyup Yavuz Umutlu and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Halil Hyseni in the premises of the Western Balkans Fund Secretariat. Director Murra expressed WBF’s gratitude to

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Vienna, 13 April 2017 In the framework of sharing and exchanging information about WBF, its progress and the challenges ahead, Western Balkans Fund’s Executive Director Mr. Gjergj Murra had a meeting with the prominent Austrian politician, Mr. Erhard Busek on 13 April, in Vienna. During the Meeting, Mr. Busek was informed about the objectives, working

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9-13 April 2017 In the framework of the technical assistance program, the Western Balkans Fund Secretariat staff participated at the final round of the projects evaluation and selection process at the International Visegrad Fund premises in Bratislava on 9 -13 April 2017. The purpose of being invited as active participants of the evaluation and selection

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Pristina, 4 April 2017   On April 4 2017, Mr. Murra, Executive Director designate of WBF was in Pristina for a working visit. He had consultations with Mr. Albert Prenkaj, MFA General Director and with Mr. Fitim Gllareva, WBF National Coordinator. During the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo, Mr. Enver Hoxhaj,

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  Pristina – On 30 March 2017, the National Parliament in Pristine ratified the Agreement on the Establishment of the Western Balkans Fund, becoming the last participant to conclude the internal procedures. The WBF Agreement to be effective soon!

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