Balkan Network for Local Democracy (BNLD) launching event will be held on 7th November, in the period 10:30h-12:30h in the EU Information and Cultural Centre in Prishtina. This event is organized by the Local Democracy Agency in Kosovo, in cooperation with the European Association for local democracy (ALDA).
Guest speakers of this launching event will be: Mr. Luigi Brusa, Head of Cooperation in the European Union Office in Kosovo, – Mr. Sazan Ibraimi, Director of the Association of Kosovo Municipalities, Mr. Maurizio Camin, Executive director of Associazione Trentino con i Balcani, Mr. Oriano Otocan, President of ALDA Europe, as well as Ms. Stanka Parac Damjanovic, SEE Regional Program Manager. They will address and open the discussion with the attendees of this launching event, including representatives of the international donor community in Kosovo and regional CSO’s, as well as representatives of local and international media.
Balkan Network for Local Democracy is a regional network founded by the European Association for local democracy (ALDA) and 7 Local Democracy Agencies from Western Balkans, working on promotion of active citizen participation, democratic governance principles, local development and co-operation between civil society organizations and local public authorities in the Western Balkan Region. The actions of the BNLD are based on the principle of partnership and multilateral decentralized cooperation.
This event is organized in the framework of the project Regional Youth Compact for Europe. Regional Youth Compact for Europe is a cooperation initiative launched by 14 CSOs from the EU, Western Balkans and Turkey with the aim to enhance the effective participation of civil society and youth organisations in the EU integration and accession negotiation process through capacity building, awareness raising and advocacy actions organised at local, national and regional level. The project is funded by the European Union.
Please find the press release about the event translated in several languages!