During the 46th SWG Assembly session the realized activities in the period September - December 2019, annual planning of the regional activities and initiatives in the period of 2020 were discussed as well as the cooperation with SWG partner institutions.
The 44th SWG Assembly Session was attended by SWG delegates from the member institutions from: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and representatives from observer institution from Croatia. The purpose of the meeting was to present accomplishments in the period December 2018 – April 2019, upcoming major SWG events (Agricultural Policy Forum 2019 and Annual Meeting of the Ministers from SEE 2019), cooperation with other international organizations and institutions. The full report is provided below.
The 39th Session of the Assembly of Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe was co-organized in a cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of Croatia in the period 13th – 14th September 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia.
The 40th Assembly Session of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe was co-organized with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture Forestry, Environment and Water Management of Austria in the period 04th – 07th December 2017 in Graz, Austria.
The 43rd SWG Assembly Session was hosted by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture of Germany (BMEL), and attended by SWG delegates from the member institutions, observer institutions, as well as GFA, GIZ and SWG Secretariat. The purpose of the meeting was to present a retrospective of the achievements in 2018 and the plan for 2019. In addition, representatives of BMEL shared their experiences on relevant agricultural policy topics.
The 41st Session of the Assembly of Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe was co-organized on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry of Bulgaria in the period 10th -12th April 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The main aim of the session was to discuss the retrospective of the accomplishment in the period December 2017 – April 2018, discussion and planning of the SWG major features Agricultural Policy Forum 2018 and Annual Meeting of the Ministers from SEE 2018, cooperation with other international organizations and institutions and discussion on the internal topics.