The 7th Project Team meeting took place on Thursday, 9th of May 2019 in Zrenjanin, at the RDA Banat premises, Čarnojevićeva 1, Zrenjanin and started at 12:00 o’clock (SER time) after the Site visit performance for the IBC2 project. The meeting was held with presence of all project partners team members, leaded by the Activity and Communication Coordinator – Irena Živković, according to following topics from the agenda, previously discussed and approved by the project partners:
• Presentation of implemented activities within the project and monitoring the progress of the project realization – undertaking corrective actions if necessary
Irena Zivkovic – Activity and Communication Coordinator presented all the activities that have been implemented in the 7th implementation period. Team members discussed on each conducted / ongoing activity individually. The debate consisted in mutual information about the progress of activities performed on both side of the border, in accordance with the adopted Activity and Communication Plan. The main discussed topics were establishment of cross-border cooperation office and infrastructure works execution on both border side. Construction of bicycle paths on the IB-15 state road in the area of Kikinda and the section Kikinda – Nakovo started, as well as works on the border crossing Nakovo. Municipality of Jimbolia continued works on rehabilitation of the streets adjacent to the national road 59C in Jimbolia. The 6.2 consolidated report was submitted and consortium expecting JS/MA validation in following days.
• 7th partner reports
Discussion continued with the second points of the agenda. All partners gradually worked on 7th partner reports, which will cover implementation period till May 16th. Partners agreed on submission dynamics, as well as main activities that will be reported in current period. For this purpose, the RDA Banat has prepared a cross-section of what deliverables and outputs has been achieved so far and target groups situation.
• Debate on the most important activities that lie ahead – organization of the cross-border cooperation event
Partners are discussed about activities that are foreseen till the end of the project implementation. Beside ongoing infrastructure works, the main issues is organization of cross-border cooperation event in Kikinda, which should gathered 100 participants with 20 B2B meetings. According to project AF and action plan adopted, partners preliminary agreed on event date (one day from 29th – 31st of May) and the possibly agenda was discussed. Also, partners considered suitable venue for event organization and RDA Banat will investigate proposed option with event organization service provider on Serbian side.
Partners also agreed on next press releases, as well as press articles dynamics till the project end.