FIC in cooperation with GIZ GmbH organizes webinars on the program

27. October 2020by ficba

As a result of long-term cooperation between
the of Foreign Investors Council in BiH and the German Society for
International Cooperation (GIZ GmbH), from February 2021,  FIC will organize a webinar for its members to
present opportunities for development cooperation with the private sector
through program.

The goal of the webinar is to gain first
impressions of the program, what GIZ offers to private companies
through this program, what are the criteria for participation, how to apply and

‘The private sector is a driver of
development, especially in the countries of Southeast Europe. But sometimes companies
face challenges in promoting innovative projects and commercial investments all
in order to achieve sustainable growth. This is where the interests of
companies and German development cooperation intersect, and the best results
are achieved by joining forces and partnership”
, – explained from the GIZ Sarajevo office.

Launched by the German Federal Ministry for
Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the program offers a
simple and attractive way to support business challenges that can be turned
into development opportunities. Joining forces with German development cooperation
creates a win-win situation that benefits both companies and the state, and
ultimately its citizens.

Cooperation with the private sector offers the
German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ GmbH) great opportunities to
mobilize additional expertise and resources in achieving the development goals
of the partner countries. Development partnerships with the private sector are
becoming increasingly important from the aspect of dynamic and synergistic
development of GIZ””s portfolio in the region.

In this regard, applying to the
program will be possible for companies with more than 8 employees, whose annual
turnover is more than 800,000 EUR and which have been operating on the market
for at least two years.

The planned webinars about the
program will be organized in English and local language, in the following


Webinar in local language: Tuesday, February
16, 2021, from 11:00 to 12:30


Webinar in English language: Wednesday,
February 17, 2021, from 11:00 to 12:30

Participation in the webinars will be free of

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