On the 16th of March 2022, in Prishtina the Operating Structures: Minsitry of Local Government Administration of Kosovo and Ministry of Local Self-government of North Macedonia in cooperation with the EU Office in Kosovo and with the support of Joint Technical Secretariar organized the Consultation Forum for Cross Border Cooperation with Mayors from the programme region from Kosovo and North Macedonia.
Minister Krasniqi highlighted the importance of strengthening the cooperation between the Municipalities of the Republic of Kosovo and the Municipalities of the Republic of North Macedonia within this program, and emphasized the importance of implementing cross-border projects that affect and serve for municipal development, as well as strengthen the cooperation.
Additionally, Minister Krasniqi point out that in the 5th call for proposals which will be announced soon, the financial value reaches about 3 million euros.
On the other hand, Minister Milevski thanked Minister Krasniqi for the hospitality, thus emphasizing that the cross-border cooperation is a priority of the Ministry of Local Self-government of North Macedonia and through the implementation of these projects the beneficiaries are the municipalities of both their countries.
In closing of this forum were presented thematic priorities and the possibilities of financing projects within the cross-border cooperation Kosovo – North Macedonia for the period 2014 – 2020.
The Consultaion Forum was attended by 85 participants, including 25 mayors from the programme region, deputy mayors and representatives of Municipalities.