Under the portfolio of SWG Secretariat and GIZ, call for support to people to people events (P2P) is opened. P2P event is a tool for strengthening the networking, regional cooperation, promotion of the cross-border regions and their cultural, traditional, natural heritage. The goal of P2P event is to foster rural development, enabling the economic potential, in terms of products and services, to endorse policy discussion and debates, as well as for further development of the cross-border regions and selected value chains.
Objective of the call is to support the organization of regional manifestations, events, exhibition fairs, round table discussions, debates, policy discussions and trade fairs that are enabling local stakeholders to present and share offer/knowledge from their respective areas and provides an excellent model for creation of sustainable partnership. Regional character of the event and cooperation within the stakeholders from Western Balkan countries for the proposed activity is a must, this cooperation will result in an increased sense of joint identity and networking.
Special focus of interest will have the P2P events which are enabling the economic potential, both in terms of products and services, as well as for further development of the selected value chains:
– Traditional products value chain for the cross-border regions “Drina-Sava”, “Drina-Tara” and “Krsh”;
– Rural tourism value chain for the cross-border regions “Drina-Sava”, “Drina-Tara” and “Krsh”;
– Mountain tourism value chain for the cross-border regions “Prokletije-Bjeshket e Namuna”, “Prespa” and “Sharra”;
– Beekeeping value chain for the cross-border region “Pcinja-Krajishte”.
Events needs to be implemented in 2020 and 2021. Any support requested under this Call must not exceed 2,000.00 EUR excluding non-eligible costs, stated in the manual for P2P. The overall budget of the event and other contributions are not limited.
The P2P events can be implemented in the 7 cross-border regions: “Drina-Tara”, “Drina-Sava”, “Krsh”, “Sharra”, “Prespa”, “Prokletije – Bjeshket e Nemuna” and “Pcinja-Krajishte”, and in other broader areas with proposed activities that are in line with the open call.
SWG invites all interested stakeholders from the public, private and civil sector to apply for activities that contributes to the above listed objectives. An applicant may not submit more than one application for support to people to people events under this Public Call.
Please, fill in the application package – Request for support and budget, and submit the documents via e-mail on:
In the e-mail subject line, please indicate the following:
Subject: Application package for P2P
The application must be submitted in English language, after which SWG Secretariat will decide for selection of the events for financing.