People to People

People-to-people (P2P) event/action is a tool for strengthening the networking, cooperation, promotion of the cross-border regions and their cultural, traditional, natural heritage. The event/action is enabling the economic potential, both in terms of products and services, as well as for further development of the cross-border regions. Organization of regional manifestations, events, round table discussions, and trade fairs enabling local stakeholders to present offer from their respective areas and provides an excellent model for creation of sustainable partnership for other open calls in the cross-border regions. This has result in an increased sense of joint identity and networking in the cross-border regions.

International sales tourist crafts fair, food produced in traditional way, old and artistic crafts:...

With the support of the European funded project “Preparation for implementation of the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach in the Western Balkans – 2nd phase” implemented by SWG, the International fair “Ethno bazaar", will be organized in the period 06.-07.03.2015, in Sabac, Serbia.

Experience the amazing World of Balkans cross – border regions at 37th International Fair...

Starting today (19.02.2015) and ending on Sunday (22.02.2015), the 37th International Fair of Tourism in Belgrade, Serbia will take place. During the four days of the fair, the cross - border regions where the Area Based Development (ABD) Approach is implemented will be promoted. More than 30 exhibitors will present the attractions, traditional products and services that will provoke you to travel and experience the amazing and undiscovered rural areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo* and Macedonia.

Hajducka vece, 9-10 August, 2014, Municipality of Bogatic, Serbia

The great potentials and the diversity of the cross-border region “Drina-Sava” were promoted during the 46th traditional manifestation "Hajducko vece" in Bogatic - Serbia on 09 - 10th August. SWG supported the direct participation of more than 36 exhibitors on the Fair of ethno food and handcrafts organized by one of Drina-Sava CB region stakeholders, Tourism Organization of Municipality Bogatic, is mapped as good opportunity for presenting achievements of Area Based Development Approach project within the four ABDA cross-border regions.

Report on finished manifestation ”Raspberry Days” 2014, 23 – 24 July, 2014, Recane, Municipality...

The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe supported the organization of the manifestation ”Raspberry Days” which was organized for the first time together with the NGO – Association of raspberry production and small fruit’s collectors - Agro Red Gold.


In the period from 7th to 12th July 2014 the Drina Regatta Ljubovija was organized. This traditional event has been organized for the 13th time by the Municipality Ljubovija and Tourism Organization Ljubovija.

SWG supported the 2nd “Exhibition of agro-rural products” in Prizren, 20th June 2014, Prizren,...

More than 40 exhibitors and more than 3000 visitors participated at the 2nd ”Exhibition of agro-rural products” organized by the Municipality of Prizren on June 20th 2014. The event is part of the Local Development Strategy of the Municipality.