CONNECTA and the Transport Community Permanent Secretariat host a virtual event to present the ongoing technical assistance for implementation of the connectivity reform measures in the Western Balkans

On 27 May 2022, a joint virtual event was hosted by CONNECTA and the Transport Community Permanent Secretariat to present the objectives and strategic approach of the three, recently commenced, CONNECTA’s regional sub-projects:

    • Technical Assistance for the Deployment of Smart and Sustainable Mobility in the Western Balkans;
    • Technical Assistance for preparation of technical documentation for modernisation and infrastructure capacity improvements of selected road border crossing points (BCP) on the extended TEN-T network in the Western Balkans; and
    • Technical Assistance for preparation of national ITS strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo* (all modes), Albania (railway and maritime) and Montenegro (railway) and deployment of road traffic management centers in Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo.

The sub-projects are tackling the major EU-Western Balkans initiatives for implementation of the connectivity reform measures in the transport sector.

The event brought together representatives of the Western Balkans key institutions – final beneficiaries, the EU Delegations and the International Financial Institutions (IFIs).

Discussing the future steps and challenges, the participants highlighted the importance of a common way forward in achieving the goals set by these assignments.

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Presentation – CONNECTA – 27 May 2022

 

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.