Cross-border Programme the Republic of North Macedonia - Republic of Albania under the Instrument of Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) allocations for 2018 – 2020Project “Krusevo and Elbasan – acknowledged tourism CB destination”

The project creates new economic opportunities for urban and rural communities by establishing proposed infrastructure improvements for active tourism, planned joint strategic actions for developing and promoting one cross-border tourism package, a unique set of capacity-building measures, and actions to strengthen cross-border stakeholder cooperation.


Overall objective(s):

Contribution to lasting sustainable tourism development, reaching balance among the environmental, economic, and socio-cultural aspects guarantees long-term benefits to both communities and countries.

Specific objectives:

  • Encourage active tourism in both CB areas by developing appropriate, modern, and safe infrastructure
  • Develop an integrated touristic promotion and ready competitive tourism and hospitality services in cross-border area Krusevo – Elbasan


  • A1. Building contemporary, standardized and safe, tourism related infrastructure, facilities and services
  • A2. Planned joint strategic actions for well acknowledged and trendily promoted cross-border area of Krusevo and Elbasan
  • A3. Set of capacity building actions to build human capacities and developed competitive local tourist providers

Implementation period:
01.01.2022 – 30.06.2024


EU IPA CBC North Macedonia and Republic of Albania Programme

Implemented by:

  • Municipality of Krusevo
  • Bashkia Elbasan
  • ALKA – Center for Sustainable Development
  • Shoqata Tjeter Vizion

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