Information session and Partner Search Forum on the occasion of the launching of the Second Call for Proposals under the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Serbia-Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014-2020 took place on 05 December 2019 at Vrdnik. It was organized by the Ministry of finance of the Republic of Serbia in close  cooperation with the Ministry for European Integration of the Republic of Serbia and the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina , with support of the Joint Technical Secretariat.

The event was opened by Živko Kolašinac, head of the Joint Technical Secretariat. Mr Kolašinac presented the IPA Cross Border Cooperation Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014-2020.

Further, the audience was addressed by Jelena Šarčević, a representative of the Contracting Authority, Department for Contracting and Financing of European Union funded Programs, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia presented the Guidelines for applicants.

The event was attended by more than 40 representatives of different institutions, who had the opportunity to be informed about the rules of the Call. The Joint Technical Secretariat prepared a presentation related application form that was presented during the event.

On the same day Partner Search Forum was held where idea of Cross-border partnership was presented. Also, participants had opportunity to present their project ideas to other participants after which they had bilateral meetings.