Past Events

“Saborsko prelo – Interactive workshops on traditional handcrafts”, 17th September, 2017 in Trsic, Loznica, Serbia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South-Eastern Europe Europe within the SWG GIZ project “Rural development through integrated forest and water resources management in Southeast Europe: Rural perspectives: qualification, reintegration and (self) employment” supported the organization of the regional event “Saborsko prelo – Interactive workshops on traditional handcrafts”, which was organized by the Tourism organization

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38th Session of the Assembly of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe, 09–12 April, 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The 38th Session of the Assembly of Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe was held in the period 09-12 April, 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The main aim of the session was to discuss the retrospective of the accomplishment in the period December 2016 – April 2017, discussion and planning of the SWG major features Agricultural Policy Forum 2017 and Annual Meeting of the Ministers from SEE 2017, cooperation

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Kick off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Group on Agro-Biodiversity in the SEE countries, 13th -14th, July, 2017 in Skopje, Macedonia

The Kick-off Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (Agro-Biodiversity in the SEE countries was held in the period 13th -14th, July 2017 in Skopje, Macedonia. The kick-off meeting served as a preparatory meeting for setting up the structure and technical framework of the Regional Expert Advisory Group on Agro-Biodiversity in the SEE countries. The objectives of the kick-off meeting were: Establishment of a dialogue platform for agro-biodiversity

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Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group on Natural Resources Management, 28 – 29 June, 2017 in Andrevlje, Serbia

The meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on Natural Resources Management (NRM) was held in Andrevlje, Serbia in the period 28 – 29 June 2017. The REAWG on NRM in SEE developed a regional study assessing the current situation and policies on natural resources management in the Western Balkans and providing policy recommendations to improve the situation. The study had its premiere presentation at the meeting, which gathered

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Meeting of the Working Group of Agro-economists of the Western Balkans, 20 June 2017 in Seville, Spain

The meeting of the Working Group of Agro-economists of Western Balkans was held in Seville, Spain, on 20 June, 2017. As agreed at the Third Interim Meeting held in Skopje on 2-3 February 2017, instead of final technical meeting, a meeting for young researchers was organized at the JRC premises in Seville with the purpose to present their research on farm productivity in the Western Balkan countries. The presentations were given by young researchers

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International fruit brandy festival “Zestival”, 18-19 August, 2017 in Uzice, Serbia

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe in cooperation with the German International Cooperation (GIZ) supported the organization of the regional event - International fruit brandy festival “Zestival”, which was held at the central City square in the period from 18-19 August, 2017 in Uzice, Serbia. The festival started with Bohemian night, the night dedicated to Uzice taverns and bohemians that became

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CLOSED – Open Call for Regional Managers, Regional Coordinators, Regional Experts and PR

The SWG Head Office/ Secretariat for the needs of the project “Regional cooperation and networking in the field of agriculture, rural and economic development of cross-border areas” is searching for Regional Managers, Regional Coordinators, Regional Experts and PR Officer for the tasks listed in the Terms of References. Professionals who fulfill the criteria indicated in the Terms of References (ToRs), are encouraged to submit their offers. Along

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“Day of Mowing- Romanija 2017”, 8th July, 2017 in Sokolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The international tourism event “Day of Mowing – Romanija 2017”, which was organized by the Tourism Organization of Sokolac and held on the 8th July, 2017, gathered mowers from Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina who showed their skills in this competition of grass mowing with handmade, on the plain which leans on Brezjak, a well-known Sokolac resort. “Day of Mowing- Romanija 2017” is an international tourism event which represents

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1st Interim meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on LEADER on the “Assessment of the application on LEADER approach in the Western Balkan countries”, 05 – 07 June, 2017 in Andrevlje, Serbia

The First Interim Meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Working Group (REAWG) on LEADER on the “Assessment of the application on LEADER approach in the Western Balkan countries” was held in the period 05 – 07 June, 2017 in Andrevlje, Serbia. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of the activities related to the developed draft country reports of the assessment/study in respect to application of LEADER approach in the Western

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Exposure visit / travelling workshop on governance and management of natural resources: “Compass and gyroscope for sustainable landscapes”, 22–26 May, 2017 in Bergslagen-Mälardalen region, Sweden

SWG in cooperation with GIZ organized a travelling workshop/exposure visit for young researchers and junior level representatives of relevant public authorities in natural resources management (NRM). The visit took place in Sweden, in the region Bergslagen-Mälardalen, in the period 22–26 May, 2017. The objective of the visit was transfer of Swedish experience regarding management of forest, water and soil, and more specifically gaining knowledge

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