Western Balkans Fund Ceremony for Awarding the Winning Projects

2018-05-08 09:00 - 20:00

The Western Balkans Fund organized two days of activities on May 7th and 8th 2018 in Tirana, Albania with the grant awarded organizations of the WBF First Call – INCLUDING TOKA!

It is the first time that such a high number of organizations from the Western Balkans came together for sharing their vision regarding regional cooperation activities, aiming enhancing people to people contacts in our region. 18 projects involving 84 partner organizations from universities, schools, associations of culture, arts, sports and institutions from the Western Balkans region are rewarded, symbolically starting implementation process. The representatives of all 18 organizations were meeting with WBF staff in order to fine-tuning the upcoming process, in order to ensure a smooth cooperation while implementing our projects. In the evening of May 7th, at the WBF premises the Contracts, stipulating the necessary legal requirements, were signed by each representative of awarded organizations and WBF Executive Director.

On the 8th of May, the organizations were awarded in a ceremony where dignitaries from Podgorica, Prishtina, Sarajevo, Skopje and Tirana, diplomats from the region, V4Group and European Union, civil society organizations, academia and media participated. The motto of the event was “WBF – an important instrument for enhancing regional cooperation and people to people contacts”.