As part of the regional project “Western Balkan CSOs for Global Development”, a study visit was organized in Vienna (Austria) and Bratislava (Slovakia), from 2 – 5 May 2017. The study visit included participants of Western Balkans CSOs which are project partners, including BCSDN, or CSOs from WB countries which were identified as most relevant to be involved in global development initiatives in their respective countries. The study visit included meetings with key actors involved in the planning and implementation process of the international development policy of Austria and Slovakia from both government and non-government sector. The aim of the study visit was Western Balkans CSOs to learn from the Austrian and Slovak experience and be more involved and more effective in facing the challenges of global development. More information is available here.