Mr. Umut Ergezer, the economic policy analyst of the Council for Regional Cooperation, visited the Association of Banks of Montenegro and spoke with Secretary General Bratislav Pejaković and advisor Nebojša Đoković about the possibilities of future cooperation. The Council for Regional Cooperation promotes mutual cooperation, European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Southeast Europe with the aim of encouraging development in the region for the benefit of citizens. It maintains close working relationships with all relevant actors, such as administrative authorities, international organizations, international financial organizations, regional organizations, the private sector and civil society.
This is the year of Montenegro’s presidency, so there is an opportunity to implement initiatives that are current in Europe, from green energy to pointing out socioeconomic relations and trends that will affect the development of the economy and society in the future.
Further cooperation was agreed upon, and to begin with the organization of an online conference of all regional bank associations and EBF in the fall in order to determine the priorities and models of cooperation in the Region, in terms of access to green lending, listing of green companies, exchange of experiences and the like. Cooperation is foreseen between Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Turkey.