Tirana, 8 October 2016 Albanian Daily News Western Balkans countries have built a new bridge of regional and cross-border cooperation through the establishment of the Western Balkans Fund, (WBF), based on the model and principles of the International Visegrad Fund. The establishment of the Western Balkans Fund, in the framework of the Berlin Process, is

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Tirana, 1 October 2016 Competition to Design the Western Balkans Fund Logo Western Balkans Fund (WBF) is a newly created regional entity and is in the process of establishing its procedures, structures and documentation, including its visual identity. The LOGO of the Organization is of considerable importance in this regard. Western Balkans Fund invites all

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Pristina, 22 July 2016 Pristina, 22 July 2016 –Executive Director of the Visegrad Fund, Ms. Beata Jazcewska and Executive Director of the Western Balkans Fund, Mr. Gjergj Murra met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Valon Murtezaj. The efforts being done in functionalizing the Western Balkans Fund, and the assistance provided by the Visegrad

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Skopje, 21 July 2016 Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikola Poposki met with Executive Director of International Visegrad Fund Ms. Beata Jaczewska and the Director of the Western Balkans Fund, Mr. Gjergj Murra. Talks at the meeting focused on opportunities to finance regional cooperation projects through

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18-29 July 2016 From 18-29 July 2016, the Western Balkans Fund (WBF) in cooperation with the International Visegrad Fund (IVF) participated in a fact-finding Tour in the Western Balkans region. Supported by all Polish Embassies in the Region, in the framework of the Polish V4 Presidency, the activities aimed to inform about funding opportunities for

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Tirana, 07 July 2016 On July 7 2016, the 2’nd meeting of Western Balkans Fund Committee of Coordinators took place at the Funds offices, in Tirana. Mrs. Odeta Barbullushi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania made the opening remarks and welcomed the participants. The Ambassadors of V4 countries and representatives from the International Visegrad

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Podgorica, 18 April 2016 Podgorica– the Parliament of Montenegro, on 18 April 2016, ratified the Agreement on the establishment of the Western Balkans Fund.

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Durres, 31 March 2016 The meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Western Balkan countries was held in Durres, in the presence of EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomir Zaoralek as chairman in office of the Visegrad Group (V4), French Secretary of State  Harlem Desir, the

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Tirana, 4 February 2016 Tirana – Albanian Parliament, on 4 February 2016, passed the ratification of the Agreement on the establishment of the Western Balkans Fund.

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The creation of the Western Balkans Fund is considered an important political decision and also, a significant positive mark of the new cooperation spirit taking roots in the Balkans. Through it, the WB countries give another clear demonstration of their political will for strengthening the neighborly relations, the spirit of cooperation in the region and

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