Western Balkans

Meetings & Events

Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Pristina, KOSOVO, November 24th 2017

Poster from the Library National Awareness Day, Pristina, Kosovo November 24th 2017 - Click for Download!
Opening ceremony of the Library National Awareness Day, University of Pristina, Kosovo, November 24th 2017
Speech of Erin Mains, Assistant Public Affairs Officer of US Embassy in Prishtina at the Library National Awareness Day, Pristina, Kosovo November 24th 2017
Speech of Fazli Garjaku Director of National Library of Kosovo at the Library National Awareness Day, Pristina, Kosovo, November 24th 2017
Speech of Burbuqe Bakija-Deva Deputy-Minister at Ministry of Culture in the opening ceremony of Library National Awareness Day, Pristina, Kosovo, November 24th 2017
Activities with children in Primary School Pjeter Bogdani as part of the Library National Awareness Day, Pristina, Kosovo November 24th 2017

Selected Media links and articles about the Library National Awareness Day, Pristina, Kosovo, November 24th 2017

Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Tirana, ALBANIA, November 17th 2017

Poster created for the Library National Awareness Day, Tirana, Albania November 17th 2017 coinciding with the National Book Fair for Albania- Click here to Download!
Poster created for the Library National Awareness Day, Tirana, Albania, November 17th 2017 coinciding with the National Book Fair for Albania- Click here to Download!
Some of the attendees pictured at the Library National Awareness Day, Tirana, Albania November 17th 2017
Some of the attendees pictured at the Library National Awareness Day, Tirana, Albania November 17th 2017
Attendees at the Library National Awareness Day, Tirana, Albania, November 17th 2017 run in conjunction with the National Book Fair
Attendees at the Library National Awareness Day, Tirana, Albania, November 17th 2017 run in conjunction with the National Book Fair
Brochure- Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Tirana, ALBANIA, November 17th 2017 - click to download
National Library Awareness Day in Albania - click to view from google drive

6 th International Summit of the Book: Celebration of the Book, Transilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania, 16-17 th October 2017

John van Oudenaren, US Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA, Plenary Speaker at the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania 16th-17th October 2017
Various speakers at the 6th International Summit of the Book, 16-17th October 2017, Brasov, Romania as follows: Pictured right to left- John van Oudenaren, Library of Congress, USA. Pictured centre Prof.dr.eng.,dr.marketing Angela Repanovici in interviews with local and National Press; Pictured centre- right is Jerald Cavanagh- Institute Librarian and LNSS Project Leader, Limerick Institute of Technology in interview with Press; Pictured below this- left is Padraig Kirby Research Development and Innovation Project Officer/LNSS Project Coordinator speaking at the Summit. Also pictured right- are some of the delegates in attendance at the Summit.
Pictured top- centre Dr Manolis Kourkourakis, University of Crete, Greece; Pictured centre left John von Oudenaren, Library of Congress, USA; Pictured centre- Prof.dr.eng, dr. marketing Angela Repanovici with Prof.dr. Tereza Kechoyan from the Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia (PAARA) with with various delegates at the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania 16th-17th October 2017.
Jerald Cavanagh LNSS Project Leader Pictured Front Right- with some of the delegates at the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania, 16th-17th October 2017.
Jerald Cavanagh- Institute Librarian and LNSS Project Leader being interviewed by Romanian TV at the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania 16th-17th October 2017.
Dr Manolis Koukourakis, Director of Library Services, University of Crete, Greece-speaker at the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania, October 16th-17th 2017.
Nadina Grebović-Lendo and Irena Pejić – LNSS project Representatives from the University of Sarajevo at the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania October 16th-17th 2017 held in conjucntion with One Week LNSS Curriculum Training visit of University of Sarajevo representatives to Brasov
Pictured centre, Prof.dr.eng.,dr.marketing Angela Repanovici in Exchange of Experience Workshops with representatives from the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of LNSS Curriculum Trainig One Week visit to.Brasov held in conjunction with the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania October 16th-17th 2017
Pictured centre, Prof.dr.eng.,dr.marketing Angela Repanovici in Exchange of Experience Workshops with representatives from the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of LNSS Curriculum Training One Week visit to Brasov held in conjunction with the 6th International Summit of the Book, Brasov, Romania October 16th-17th 2017.

Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Podgorica, MONTENEGRO, October 5th 2017

CUB plakat LNSS
CUB plakat Studenti

Library Collection Development Policy in Action! The Collections of renowned Montenegrin architect Milan Popović are donated to the University of Montenegro Library as part of the Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Podgorica, MONTENEGRO, October 5th 2017 (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

Some of the participants at the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro, October 5th 2017 pictured at the Exhibition of the collections of renowned Montenegrin architect Milan Popović
Participants at the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017 pictured at the Exhibition of the collections of renowned Montenegrin architect Milan Popović
Prof. dr. Radovan University of Montenegro , Podgorica, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, and Champion of Libraries at the University presenting at the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017
Some of the participants pictured at the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017
Ms Bosiljka Cicmil, Director of Library Services at the University of Montenegro, presenting at the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017
Pictured above Gordana Ljubanović, National Library of Montenegro “Đurđe Crnojević” and National UNESCO Commission- one of the Keynote Speakers at the Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Podgorica, MONTENEGRO, October 5th 2017.

Announcement- Library for Students, Free Enrolment on October 5th 2017 to public libraries in Bar , Berane, Budva, Cetinje, Kotor, Niksic, Herceg Novi and Podgorica as part of the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017 (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

Free Enrollment on October 5th 2017 for to public libraries in Bar ,Berane, Budva, Cetinje, Kotor, Niksic, Herceg Novi and Podgorica as part of the Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017

National day of raising awareness about libraries (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

National day of raising awareness about libraries, Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017

Announcement- Radio Herzeg Novi- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017 (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

Announcement- Radio Herzeg Novi- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017

Radio Television Budva- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017 (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

Announcement- Radio Herzeg Novi- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017

Newspaper cuttings- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017 (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

Newspaper coverage- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017

Announcement on Pobjeda Newspaper- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017 (CLICK HERE FOR MORE!)

Newspaper coverage- Library National Awareness Day, Podgorica, Montenegro October 5th 2017

LNSS Training event: Transformation of Library in a Flexible Information Center, Thursday 28 September 2017, Library "Mentor Përmeti", Agricultural University of Tirana – Albania.

Some of the participants at the LNSS Training event Transformation of Library in a Flexible Information Center” Thursday 28 September, Library "Mentor Përmeti", Agricultural University of Tirana – Albania.

One week training visit of Western Balkan partners to the University of Crete, 24th-30th September 2017

Participants from University of Mostar and the University of Pristina Kosovoska Mitrovica with EU partners, at the One Week Training visit of Western Balkan partners to the University of Crete, 24th-30th September 2017” (Western Balkan partner representatives pictured Front right).
Ms Valentina Draškić of University of Pristina Kosovoska Mitrovica, Mitrovica, Kosovo, being presented with Certificate of Participation by Dr Manolis Koukourakis, Director of Library Services, University of Crete at One Week Training visit of Western Balkan partners to the University of Crete, 24th-30th September 2017
Ms Štefica Dodig of University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being presented with Certificate of Participation by Dr Manolis Koukourakis, Director of Library Services, University of Crete at One Week Training visit of Western Balkan partners to the University of Crete, 24th-30th September 2017
Mr Bojan Bojanic of University of Pristina Kosovoska Mitrovica, Mitrovica, Kosovo being presented with Certificate of Participation by Dr Manolis Koukourakis, Director of Library Services, University of Crete at One Week Training visit of Western Balkan partners to the University of Crete, 24th-30th September 2017
Prof.dr.eng.,dr.marketing Angela Repanovici, Transilvania University of Brasov pictured (centre) in LNSS Curriculum workshops with representatives from the University of Pristina Kosovoska Mitrovica, Mitrovica, Kosovo (pictured left) and representatives from the University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Pictured right) as part of One Week LNSS Curriculum Training visits held in Rethymno, Crete, Greece September 23rd-30th 2017.
Angela Repanovici, Transilvania University of Brasov pictured (centre) in LNSS Curriculum workshops with representatives from the University of Pristina Kosovoska Mitrovica, Mitrovica, Kosovo (pictured left) as part of One Week LNSS Curriculum Training visits held in Rethymno, Crete, Greece September 23rd-30th 2017.

Library National Awareness Day (NAD), Sarajevo, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, September 8 th 2017

Interview with Nadina Grebović-Lendo, UNSA LNSS team member and President of National Awareness day Action group” ( on TV ALFA)
Interview with Nadina Grebović-Lendo, UNSA LNSS team member and President of National Awareness day Action group
Interviews with Jerald Cavanagh, LNSS Project Leader, Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland dr. sc Beba Ešrefa Rašidović and prof. dr. Senada Dizdar, UNSA LNSS team members (BHT1)- State TV
Central Information Show- Library National Awareness Day- B & H State television
UNSA Organises Library National Awareness Day
Walk for Libraries from Wilsons Promenade- NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017 (Online video- TV station)
UNSA realisation of Library National Awareness Day, Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017
”Library National Awareness Day, Sarajevo September 8 th 2017”
Pupils of Secondary School of Applied Arts in Wilson’s promenade for “Walk for Libraries”- NAD September 8 th with short statements from Saša Madacki and Nadina Grebović-Lendo- University of Sarajevo.
Participants in Roundtable discussion, NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017
LNSS Project Coordinator Padraig Kirby, Limerick Institute of Technology pictured with Jerald Cavanagh- LNSS Project Leader, Limerick Institute of Technology with members of the UNSA LNSS team at Roundtable Discussion- NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Lejla Hajdarpašić- UNSA LNSS Team- pictured presenting at the NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017
Beba Rašidović, UNSA LNSS Team, pictured presenting at the Roundtable Discussion, NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017
Secondary school "Željeznički školski centar" Sarajevo – Student companionship in school library, NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Public library Travnik - Book for children (workshop), NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017
Primary school "Deseta osnovna škola" Ilidža (Sarajevo) - Strip Workshop (Filip Andronik, famous strip writer on the left), NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017
Library of the faculty of Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies, University of Sarajevo, Discussion with students about Information literacy as core competency in learning and education- students with Librarian Beba E. Rasidovic, PhD, NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Primary school "Srednje" Ilijaš: Workshop: "Fairytales", NAD, Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Primary school "Srednje" Ilijaš: Workshop: Fairytales, NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Secondary school “Gimnazija Obala Sarajevo”: Our Library (group visit of the first grade student), NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Some of the participants in "Walk for Libraries", Wilson’s Promenade, NAD Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
Some of the participants in "Walk for Libraries", Wilson’s Promenade, NAD Sarajevo, September 8th 2017.
Participants begin to gather for the "Walk for Libraries", Wilson’s Promenade, NAD Sarajevo, September 8th 2017.
27 May 2017 – Presentation of ERASMUS + and NAD at University of Mostar
Kantonalna i univerzitetska biblioteka Bihać: Exibition and Symposium of Branko Ćopić, Library National Awareness Day activities in Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 8 th 2017.
UNSA LNS Team representatives, Doc. dr. Lejla Hajdarpašić, prof. dr. Senada Dizdar, dr. sci Beba Rašidović, Fuada Muslić, mr. sc. Irena Pejić, Saša Madacki and mr. sc. Nadina Grebović-Lendo, pictured at the NAD, Sarajevo, September 8 th 2017.
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