First Balkan Forum Director appointed

The Balkan Forum initiative


As we move into September we are happy to announce that Ms. Luna Kalas will be joining the Balkan Forum as its first Director.

Ms. Kalas will be taking her post in Thessaloniki in late October but has already begun implementing the recommendations and findings of last year's final report for the establishment of a permanent home for our new non-profit organization. Ms. Kalas brings to her position a wealth of experience and insight, having worked to strengthen civil society participation and educational programs through the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Bosnia Herzegovina, and the Office of Civil Affairs at the UN Mission in Nepal. Moreover, she has extensive knowledge of and connection to civil society in the larger region and beyond.

You can read the final report of the Balkan Forum here.