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Start of the EU-funded Technical Assistance for the Rehabilitation of the Durres – Rrogozhina Railway Section in Albania

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09 February 2020: The kick-off meeting to mark the start of the EU-funded technical assistance (TA), including the detailed design for the rehabilitation of the railway section Durres – Rrogozhina, was held in Tirana on 7 February.
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2018 Connectivity Project: Start of the Reconstruction Works on Corridor VIII Road Section in North Macedonia

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09 February 2020: On Thursday 6 February the works commenced on the Connectivity Agenda project, concerning the rehabilitation and expansion of the road section on the Orient/East-Med Core Network (Corridor VIII) in North Macedonia, from the town of Kriva Palanka to the Deve Bair border crossing point with Bulgaria.
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Clim@ Competition Open for Green Energy Initiatives

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22 January 2020: The clim@ competition 2020 is now open for applications on www.ggf-climat.com. Supported by the European Commission under the EU4Energy Initiative, the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) is inviting businesses and start-ups with innovative ideas to take part and submit applications.
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New WBIF Publication: Investing in Clean Energy in the Western Balkans

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13 January 2020: The fourth edition of the WBIF publication on energy efficiency and renewable energy, Investing in Clean Energy in the Western Balkans, is now online, on our website.
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21st Western Balkan Investment Framework (WBIF) Steering Committee met in London 16 and 17 December

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17 December 2019: Key WBIF stakeholders met at the 21st WBIF Steering Committee to adopt the first set of recommendations on WBIF’s evolution and approve €194 million in technical assistance and investment grants.
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Feature Story: Flood Risk Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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12 December 2019: 640,000 citizens from Bosnia and Herzegovina are much safer due to the prevention systems and facilities provided through the technical and financial support of WBIF.
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Works Commence on one of the Most Challenging Sections of Corridor Vc: The 2017 Connectivity Project Zenica Tunnel

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11 December 2019: The start of construction of the Zenica Tunnel with a total length of 2.4 km was officially marked on Monday at the Ponirak-Vraca subsection near Zenica. This is considered one of the most challenging sections of Corridor Vc in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Welcome to Western Balkans Investment Framework!

The Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) is a regional blending facility supporting EU enlargement and socio-economic development in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.

The WBIF was established in 2009 as a joint initiative of the European Commission, the Council of Europe Development Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank, and several bilateral donors . The World Bank Group, the KfW Development Bank and the AFD (Agence Française de Développement) subsequently joined the Framework. In December 2018, the AFD became a participating organisation in the WBIF.

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