Critical Raw Materials potential in the Western Balkans Region: Online Workshop

25 April 2024

The potential for Critical Raw materials (CRMs) in the Western Balkans Region is the focus of an essential online workshop that will be held on April 25, 2024, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Organized via Zoom, in cooperation between the European Commission Directorate-General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), the European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship & SMEs (DG GROW), and the Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum, the event aims to highlight the pivotal role of CRMs. Global demand for them is forecast to increase significantly over the next years, as many countries need CRMs for their green and digital transitions.

Target group: business representatives from the Western Balkans and EU Member States, business associations, representatives from the Western Balkans governments, European Commission representatives, EU Delegations in the Western Balkans, and financial institutions.

The workshop will also aim to facilitate knowledge sharing and matchmaking within the CRM sector, providing a platform to discuss business opportunities and collaborative ventures.

This online workshop aims to offer an overview of the EU raw materials policy, including presenting the aims and pillars of the Critical Raw Materials Act. It is set to feature a full agenda aimed at exploring the strategic importance of critical raw materials.

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