Two regional organizations’ headquarters soon to be established in Tirana

Tirana

TIRANA – Soon, the capital of Albania will be the headquarters of two regional cooperation organizations: the Western Balkans Fund and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office in the Western Balkans.

The decision on the establishment of Regional Youth Cooperation Officethe Western Balkans Fund in Tirana was made during the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Visegrad and Western Balkan countries in Bratislava, on October 31, 2014.

The WBF will finance small and medium projects aimed at enhancing regional and cross-border cooperation and strengthening regional cohesion in areas such as education, environmental protection, human rights, culture, cross-border exchanges and youth cooperation.

The second headquarters will be that of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office in the Western Balkans

This is the first time for headquarters of regional organizations to be established in Albania.