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08 NOV 2018

RCC to award first twelve grants for Western Balkans tourism development and promotion

Launch of the RCC-led Tourism Development and Promotion Project, in Sarajevo City Hall on 28 June 2018 (Photo:RCC/Armin Durgut)

Launch of the RCC-led Tourism Development and Promotion Project, in Sarajevo City Hall on 28 June 2018 (Photo:RCC/Armin Durgut)

Sarajevo – The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) will award the first twelve grants in total worth of EUR 550,000 for the development and promotion of tourism in the Six Western Balkans economies, at a ceremony in Sarajevo tomorrow. 

These twelve are the first tranche of a planned 30+ grants that are to be awarded in the 3-year life of the EU-funded RCC-implemented Tourism Development and Promotion Project. The project works to develop joint regional cultural and adventure tourism offer, improve quality of service and infrastructure along selected routes, and increase number of tourist visiting the region through intentional and intraregional promotion.

The RCC Secretary General, Goran Svilanović; Director for the Western Balkans at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Genoveva Ruiz Calavera; and two flagship grant recipients Tatjana Rajić, Programme Coordinator at EXPEDITIO, and Gramen Taraku, Project Manager at Community Development Fund, will speak at the ceremony.

 

 
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