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29.05.2015 - Annual Conference on Swiss Cooperation with Eastern Europe 2015

The Western Balkans in transition - strong municipalities for sustainable development


This year's Annual Conference on Swiss Cooperation with Eastern Europe, to be held on

  • Friday 29 May at the Congress Center in Biel/Bienne

will focus on decentralisation and the strengthening of municipalities in the Balkan countries. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) are committed to this process in order to enhance transparency and efficiency in local governance.

Journalists are welcome to attend the Annual Conference. Please register by Thursday 28 May at 12 noon at Upon request and subject to availability, we will gladly schedule interviews with experts.

Further information

SECO: Nicole Müller, +41 (0)58 464 09 10
FDFA: Carole Wälti, +41 (0)58 464 32 03

Annual Conference
About the speakers

Media Invitation (PDF, Number of pages 2, 148.2 kB) 

Additional information