During a visit to Skopje on 13 September, the High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini reconfirmed the European Union’s support to the country’s EU integration perspective and invited political leadership to move forward with the same vision and the same enthusiasm to make the recent progress irreversible.
By developing unique and sustainable tourism models based on natural, traditional and cultural values and promoting the best features of the Western Balkans, the European Union helps boost economic development, generate income and jobs and increase cross-border cooperation in the region’s most beautiful corners.
L’Union européenne développe des modèles de tourisme durables uniques, qui valorisent la culture, les traditions et la nature et promeuvent les beautés de la région des Balkans occidentaux. Elle contribue ainsi à favoriser le développement économique, à générer des revenus et des emplois et à renforcer la coopération transfrontière entre les plus beaux sites de la région.
Today, the Commission has confirmed that Kosovo has met the 2 outstanding visa liberalisation requirements on the ratification of the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro and a strengthened track record in the fight against crime and corruption, thus fulfilling all benchmarks set out in the Visa Liberalisation Roadmap.
The European Union continues to build inter-community trust to promote peace, stability and development in Kosovo, expanding to the second phase its project which supports inclusive cultural heritage preservation.
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Friday stressed how unity, responsibility and pragmatism from the entire society in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia had been key in achieving reform results, and encouraged the country to continue working with the same resolve.
The European Union Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the EU funded “Inter-Community Dialogue through Inclusive Cultural Heritage Preservation” project on 12 July, at the Lumbardhi Cinema in Prizren.
Economy, security and reconciliation are the three key areas of cooperation in focus of the London Summit on the Western Balkans. The EU has made a clear commitment and will expand on concrete measures to strengthen the cooperation with the region and within the region, helping further its European integration process while making it stable and prosperous