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Exchange programme for coal regions in the EU, Western Balkans and Ukraine

The programme: The exchange programme is part of the Initiative for coal regions in transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine, and is implemented by the European Commission. The programme is an opportunity for regions to start direct, one-to-one dialogues, connect with different stakeholders, learn from each other, transfer knowledge and to accelerate clean energy transition.

Who can participate?: Coal regions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and the EU can participate in the exchange programme.

Participants can access a network of regions from the Western Balkans, Ukraine, and the EU, as well as interact with the European Commission and six more international organisations leading the initiative: the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Energy Community Secretariat, Poland’s National Fund for Environment Protection and Water Management, and the College of Europe in Natolin.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by 15 September 2021. Information on eligibility and application process is available at the programme’s webpage.

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