Sunday, September 26, 2021


Meeting of Forest administration representatives from Balkan countries and signing of a Memorandum of...

The Balkan Forest Agency and the SWG organized a working meeting for the establishment of the Balkan Forest Forum, which was held in the period 18th - 19th February 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The working meeting aside from the discussions on the establishment of the Balkan Forest Forum and drafting of the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation focused on working group sessions which served the purpose to discuss the implementation of regional joint activities related to the efficient use of natural resources and sustainable management of forests and forest ecosystems.

Report on TAIEX seminar “Multi-Beneficiary Workshop on Strengthening the Agricultural and Rural Development Advisory...

The Multi-Beneficiary Workshop on: “Strengthening the Agricultural and Rural Development Advisory Services” was held on February 5th, 2015 in Skopje, Macedonia.

Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture, 27th November, Palermo, Italy

On invitation of the Italian Minister for Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies Mr. Maurizio Martina, SWG Secretary General and the Ministers of Agriculture form SEE, Member Institution of the SWG attended the Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture held on 27th November 2014 in Palermo, Italy.

Meeting of SWG President, Secretary General and Senior Project Manager with Irish Minister Simon...

Irish Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, H.E. Sinmon Coveney T.D welcomed the Presidency of the SWG Assembly (Ministry of Agriculture of Republic of Serbia) and SWG Secretariat in order to introduce with the activities of the SWG and discuss the possible future cooperation in the field of agriculture and rural development. During the meeting the potential mutually beneficial opportunities for cooperation in the SEE region between the SWG and the Ministry of Agriculture of Ireland have been discussed.

Presentation of cross-border regions of “Sharra”, “Prespa”, “Drina-Tara” and “Drina-Sava” on Euregia 2014 and...

Representatives from cross border regions of the Western Balkan countries participated at the “Euregia 2014 - Fair and Congress for Regional and Local Development in Europe”. The participation on the event was organized by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) within the EU funded project: “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase”, and host organization Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), commissioned by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

International Symposium on Meat “Meet-Meat the challenge”, 29 – 30 September 2014, Geneva

On behalf of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), delegation of representatives from SWG Secretariat and SWG members are invited to participate on the following International Symposium on Meat “Meet-Meat the challenge” that will took place on 29-30 September 2014 in Geneva.