Meetings at the Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG Agri) and the Directorate General for Enlargement (DG Enlargement), March 2008

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Meeting with representatives of the DG Agri and the DG Enlargement focused on presentation of the SWG activities and discussions about possibilities for co-operation with the European Commission.

– Current SWG activities, results from the Assessment of the cross border region Skopje – Nis- Sofia with a proposal for a second project phase presented;

– Registration of the SWG as a legal entity, main precondition for eligibility for EU funding;

– Application for TAIEX Workshop on IPA instruments, particularly on IPA-RD agreed. Application form prepared by the SWG Secretariat and submitted by the Montenegrin Ministry of Agriculture.