As part the European Union’s support to the Western Balkans,  a Horizon Europe project titled GreenFORCE, which aims to foster excellence in scientific research.

The 5 partner organizations of the projects are:

  • Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development in Albania;
  • University of Belgrade – Faculty of Geography (UB-GEF) in Serbia
  • Center for Economic Analyses (CEA) in North Macedonia
  • Nordregio, a pan-Nordic research organization based in Sweden
  • Politecnico di Torino (POLITO) in Italy
  • Affiliated partner: Polis University, Tirana

Northregio looks forward to welcoming representatives from Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia to our annual forum in October where they can learn from the regional Nordic collaboration model.


Nordregio Forum is the annual meeting place for professionals and policymakers working with regional, rural and urban development in the Nordic countries. This year it will take place on 17 October in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The representatives from CEA will take part from it