First Stakeholder Meeting in “Pcinja” cross-border region, March 30th, 2016, Bosilegrad, Serbia

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Mayor of the Municipality of Bosilegrad Mr. Vladimir Zaharijev hosted the First Stakeholder Group Meeting in “Pcinja” cross-border region.

Representatives from local self-governments, non-governmental organizations and small businesses from “Pcinja” region, both from Serbia, Bulgaria and Macedonia participated on the meeting which aimed at assesment of the situation and development potentials of the “Pcinja” cross-border region.

Stakeholders and experts jointly discussed the situation in the region, as well as identified the development priorities and critical needs of the region.

These were the initial steps towards the strategic planning for economic development of the region implementing the Area Based Development Approach.

This activity was implemented by the SWG under the European Union funded project “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration”