LEADER/CLLD approach


The Workshop on “IPARD II calls implementation” is organized jointly by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SWG) in a cooperation with European Commission, DG for Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) and supported by the German International Cooperation (GIZ).

This meeting is a follow-up of the Workshop on “IPARD calls implementation” organized in February 2018, Ohrid, Macedonia. This workshop will look at the successes, the remaining challenges and the lessons learnt from the first calls under IPARD II.

The meeting is intended for representatives of IPARD operating structures – Managing Authorities and Paying Agencies from Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.  However representatives from Kosovo* and Bosnia and Herzegovina are welcomed to attend the discussions.

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence