Open invitation: “1st meeting of interested Stakeholders for the Area Based cross-border region of Drina-Sava”, 5th April 2012, Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia


The SWG is working on the preparation of a project proposal for implementation of  Area Based development approach in the following selected regions:

  • Drina – Sava region (cross – border region between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia)
  • Prespa region (cross – border region between Albania and Macedonia) and
  • Shara region (cross – border region between Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo*)

The project preparation facility is focused on detailed analysis of the current situation and possibilities for development of the rural areas, as well as development of strategies and action plans for implementation of the Area Based development in the selected cross-border areas.

With this respect, a serial of meetings with interested stakeholders (representing the following sectors: business including agricultural economies and cooperatives, civil/NGO, local self-governments, regional development agencies, local development offices, cultural and environmental organizations, etc) will be organized in the following period.

The 1st meeting for interested Stakeholders from the cross-border Drina-Sava region is foreseen to be conducted on 5th of April (Thursday) in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia. The meeting will start at 11:00 and will take part in the Municipality of Sremska Mitrovica, Plenary room No. 4.

For participation in the work of the Stakeholders group from the Drina- Sava region and on the first Stakeholders meeting in Sremska Mitrovica as well as the meetings which will follow, please contact the responsible SWG consultant Predrag Markovic (, +381 60 30 20 031; +381 63 77 05 455).

Download: Program for the first meeting in Sremska Mitrovica (in Serbian language)

*”This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.”