REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF SLAVONIA AND BARANJA ltd

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF SLAVONIA AND BARANJA ltd
International and Regional Cooperation

ADDRESS AND CONTACT:
Stjepana Radića 4               
31000 Osijek
CROATIA
Tel.: +385(0)31 221 840
Fax: +385(0)31 221 841
E-mail: regija@obz.hr
Web: www.slavonija.hr

DIRECTOR:  dr.sc. STJEPAN RIBIĆ

Regional Development Agency of Slavonia and Baranja is non profit ltd founded by local and regional authorities – City of Osijek and Osijek-Baranja County. Vision of the Agency to be the link between public, private and civil sector in building up of strategic partnerships in application and implementation of projects that contribute to rising of life standard on the territory of Slavonia and Baranja. Our mission is promotion of regional development through available EU funds as well as other international funds, according to the priorities set out in the Regional operational plan, and attracting foreign investors to our territory.

The main activities of the Agency are: technical and advising support in programmes of international and regional cooperation; exchange of information aiming at regional development and creation of local, cross-border and international networks; promotion of the territory; support to development programmes including public-private partnerships, direct investments and joint ventures; mediation in cooperation with national and international financial institutions; attraction of direct foreign investments (FDI); building up institutional capacities; technical assistance to local authorities in application of project proposals meant for financing by pre-accession funds of the EU, etc.

The Agency manages the Representation office of Slavonia and Baranja and Croatian Panonija in Brussels (Rue Montoyer 18/B, 1000 Brussels, Belgium). This office provides for the presence of the City of Osijek and County Osijek-Baranja at the very heart of the European Union.