News and Events

First Call for proposals under IPA 2014-2020 CBC programme Serbia - Montenegro launched!
Guidelines for Applicants, all well as the necessary documentation can be downloaded from
17.10.2017. to 18.10.2017.
Struga, Hotel Izgrev
The Fifth Western Balkans Regional Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Consultative Forum, in the last four years, organised by Unit D5 of DG NEAR, with the support of the EU-funded multi-country project ‘Cross-border Institution Building – CBIB+ Phase II’ took place on 17 and 18 October in Struga (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia).

23.05.2017. to 24.05.2017.
Diamma Resort, Durrës, Albania
The regional workshop for IPA II JTS staff was organised on 23 and 24 May 2017 in Durrës, Albania by CBIB+2 project and under the auspices of the European Union.

The main goal of this event was to bring together the IPA CBC community to take stock of the implementation challenges of the IPA II CBC programmes and discuss topics of a common interest. These include the implementation of technical assistance service contract, the JTS manual of procedures, ex-post monitoring and impact assessment, a monitoring system, etc.

23.02.2017. to 24.02.2017.
Hotel Metropol Palace, Beograd
On 23 February 2017, Ms Jadranka Joksimović, Minister without Portfolio in charge of European Integration in Serbia, and H.E. Ambassador Michael Davenport, Head of Delegation of the European Union in Serbia, opened the 4th Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Regional Consultative Forum (hereinafter the Forum).

On September 21, 2016 at 11:00 hrs, Press Conference and info session will be organized in the premises of the EU Info Centre in Skopje for promotion of the 1st Call for Proposals that is announced under this cross border cooperation programme since November 2011.

Official addresses will be delivered by:
Mr. Samuel ZBOGAR, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Skopje
Ms. Shiret ELEZI, Minister for Local Self Government
Mr. Arbr Ademi, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs