EAR-AER board members Mrs. Ionica Oncioiu, Mr. Nelu Neacsu and Mr. Louis Delcart will undertake a fact finding mission to North Macedonia (24-28 September 2022), with the financial support of the Government of Flanders.
The objective of the mission is to meet representatives of regional and local authorities, non-profit associations, and business representatives to inform them about the Academy’s activities and services provided, to inform them about the EU funding opportunities and provide guidance on increasing the efficiency of projects they will prepare within the scope of the EU harmonization process.
EAR-AER delegates would like to learn about the responsibilities and capacities of regional and local authorities, especially in the field of economic and ecological development, to assess the need for training and collaboration of staff and local politicians in European matters (cf. article https://lodelcar.tumblr.com/post/686518258794414080/the-role-of-local-authorities-in-ecological)
Meetings are planned with the Mayor of the City of Skopje, Mrs Danela Arsovska and with other mayors from the Skopje Region, as well as the Mayor of Strumica, Mr Kostadin Kostandinov .
Furthermore, participation in the event of Business Innovation Center in Strumica is foreseen.
The organiser of this mission is our representative prof Sasho Kjosev, Full professor at University “Ss.Curil and Methodius “ in Skopje, Faculty of Economics and President of BEF (Balkan Economic Forum) with the support of Mrs Ksenija Vangelova, Founder & CEO of BIC SR (Business Innovation Center Strumica).