EU funded project “Support to the WB6 CIF”

The EU financed project “EU support to the Western Balkans Six Chamber Investment Forum“ is focused on supporting SMEs in the region in the field of: internationalization of operations with an emphasis on easier access to sources of funding, the creation of start-ups and encouraging of research and innovation. Its significant component is the improvement of an inter-chamber dialogue between CCIS and KCC as a contribution to the normalization of the relations between Belgrade and Pristina. The Project is funded through the IPA II Multi-country Action Program 2018. The project was officially signed on the 18th of December 2020, during the CEFTA week in Tirana and it will last 3 years.

Benefits for the companies within the Project:

  • 1200 SMEs will be reached with trade promotion activities
  • 800 SMEs will receive individual, tailor-made support to look for business and funding opportunities across borders
  • 3 policy dialogues with 150-300 business community representatives
  • 3 business surveys and 6 studies to identify the obstacles in cross-border cooperation
  • 1 on-line toolbox with the information on market access in the region
  • 3 joint participations of SMEs from the region in international fairs or business events
  • 3 investment conferences to promote foreign investments in the region
  • 1 market intelligence data base supporting SME internationalization
  • 60 SMEs will be supported to apply to EU funds
  • 2 EUROCHAMBERS academies will be organized on EU accession process and topics of interest for regional cooperation
  • 6 business initiatives and inputs from WB6 CIF will be submitted to REA governance structures
  • 18 seminars on the benefits of regional economic integration
  • 3 B2B and B2F events
  • 18 seminars to support SMEs in yielding the benefits of regional cooperation

Project news

Movement of posted workers without work permits

Posting is a situation when a worker is sent abroad by his or her employer to work for a limited…

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Info day on the topic “Implementation of the Common Regional Market Plan (CRM) – Benefits and challenges for the business in Bosnia and Herzegovina “

Within the project ” EU support to the Western Balkans Six Chamber Investment Forum”, on March 22, 2021, an online…

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Info day “Implementation of the Common Regional Market Plan (CRM) – Benefits and challenges for the business community in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

WB6 CIF is organizing an info day on the topic Implementation of the Common Regional Market Plan (CRM) – Benefits…

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ACCESS TO FINANCE-Invitation for companies for online training

On behalf of the Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum, the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Albania…

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ONLINE SELLING-Invitation for companies for online training

On behalf of the Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum, the Chamber of Commerce of Kosovo is organizing an online…

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ONLINE TRAINING – Current and revised PEM Convention as an integral part of free trade agreements within the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) region

On behalf of the Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia is organizing…

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Measures to be taken to overcome impact of COVID-19 on travelling and tourism industry in the WB6 region

Tourism and transport sector have been heavily hit by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and strong measures were introduced to contain…

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Business Council for Less Barriers in the Western Balkan

Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Albania hosted today’s  14th Session of the WB6 Chamber Investment Forum Managing…

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WB6 CIF online round tables successfully implemented

WB6 CIF has organized a series of online round tables from June 22nd – June 30th 2020, focusing on the…

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The webinar „Market analysis, Market potential and Market entry“ successfully implemented

The online seminar (webinar) „Market analysis, Market potential and Market entry“, which was organized within the EU funded project „EU…

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Online round tables successfully implemented

The WB6 CIF organized a series of 6 online round tables on the following topics: Tourism industry in WB6, Facilitation…

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Invitation for the webinar „Market analysis, Market potential and Market entry“

The Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum is pleased to invite you to an online seminar (webinar) on the topic…

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Business sector and Policy makers on the regional round tables

The next phase of regional economic integration agenda should be endorsed by the WB Leaders at the occasion of the…

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Invitation for companies to two-day online training “Digitalisation of trade”

Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum is glad to announce the online training “Digitalisation of trade” within the EU funded…

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The Kick of meeting of the project „EU support to the WB6 CIF“

The Kick of meeting of the Project „EU support to the WB6 CIF“ was held on 20th  and 21st  of…

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2,5 million euros of European Union’s support for WB6 economies – a Grant Contract signed in Tirana

Thanks to the European Union and a Grant Contract that was signed in Tirana, more than 1,200 small and medium…

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EU support to the Western Balkans Six Chamber Investment Forum

The President of the Managing Board of the Western Balkans Six Chamber Investment Forum (WB6 CIF), Marko Cadez and the…

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