The Standing Working Group for Regional Rural Development (SWG) organized the 16th Stakeholder Group meeting for the cross-border region of “Drina-Tara” on 28 April, 2017 in the village Gostilje, Municipality of Cajetina, Serbia.
The 16th Stakeholder Group meeting for the cross-border region of “Drina-Tara” was attended by 22 participants, Assistant to the Mayor of the Municipality of Cajetina, interested stakeholders from “Drina-Tara” region, media and SWG project team. The main objective of the meeting was to present the realized activities within the EU project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration”, implementation of the ABD Grant Scheme within the LEIWW project in the cross-border region “Drina-Tara” and presentation of the work of the Tourism Association “Gostilje” as an example of good practice in the cross-border region of “Drina-Tara”.
The President of the Tourism Association “Gostilje”, Miroslav Tucovic, has presented the work of the association and the beauty of the village Gostilje. The Tourism Association “Gostilje” promote Gostilje village and Zlatibor Mountain. The main activities are focused on improving facilities around the Gostilje waterfall and maintenance of the existing facilities. As well the association is working on promotion and marketing of traditional products.
After the meeting it was organized a tour to Gostilje waterfall and cultural monument -birth house of Dimitrije Tucović which is in the stage of completion of works on the reconstruction of the roof within the ABD Grant scheme, under the supervision of the Serbian Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments.
This activity is part of the EU funded project: “Fostering regional cooperation and balanced territorial development of Western Balkan countries in the process towards EU integration” implemented by SWG.