06 May Study Visit “Western Balkan CSOs for Global Development”

As part of Trialog, 15 CSO representatives from Western Balkans CSOs (from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia) participated in this 4 day study visit. Our colleague Petar Žmak was one of the participants.  The participants met and discussed with development CSO platforms and CSOs as well as development agencies and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Austria and Slovakia.

The objective of the event was to introduce or deepen knowledge of participants to the development scene in an EU15 and EU13 country, to network with development actors and learn about advocacy activities and relations between state stakeholders and CSOs, funding schemes for development CSOs and sustainability of the platform etc. The Study Visit was meant to encourage sharing experiences between Western Balkans and EU CSOs and platforms