In order to honour and encourage initiatives and activities of talented and often young people from CEI Member States, several CEI Prizes are offered.

It aims at honouring the work carried out by investigative journalists and their contribution to investigative reporting despite the difficult conditions under which they often have to operate. Organised in cooperation with SEEMO, the CEI Secretariat is in charge of the overall coordination.
2017
Victor Mosneag
Moldova
section “Professional journalists"
Yevheniia Motorevska
Ukraine
section “Young journalists”
Marina Constantinoiu
Romania
Special mention
2016
Lindita Çela
Albania
section “Professional Journalists”
Artsiom Harbatsevich
Belarus
section “Young Journalists”
Iurie Sanduta
Moldova
Special mention

Promoted in the context of the Vilenica International Literary Festival, it aims at encouraging cross-border cooperation and promotion in the field of literature for young writers from non EU CEI countries and it is intended to be used for a three-month stay in any CEI Member State of the candidate’s choice. 

2018
Maria Paula Erizanu
Moldova
2017
Andriy Lyubka
Ukraine
2016
Tanja Bakic
Montenegro
2015
Kateryna Kalytko
Ukraine
2014
Mirko Božić
Serbia
2013
Artem Chapeye
Ukraine

Promoted by the Alpe Adria Association, the CEI prize is addressed to film directors from CEI countries. 

2018
Ada Solomon
Romania
2017
Cristi Puiu
Romania
2016
Iglika Triffonova
Bulgaria
2015
Tiha K. Gudac
Croatia
2014
Eszter Haidú
Hungary
2013
György Pálfi
Hungary

Organised every two years by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee, the competition is open to designers from all 18 CEI countries as well as from Germany, Turkey and the Baltic Countries. The CEI prize is addressed to the best design from non-EU CEI countries. The jury meeting is usually hosted at the CEI HQ.

2018
Milan Ranković
Serbia
2014
Ivana Sovilj
Serbia
2012
Ena Priselec
Croatia
2010
Aliaksei Hur
Belarus
2008
Vladimir Stankovic
Serbia
2006
Marija Hristovska
Macedonia

Organised by the Chamber Music Association, the competition includes a CEI prize meant to honour prominent ensembles coming from CEI countries.

2015
Lavrynenko-Guliei Duo
Ukraine
2013
Josef Suk Piano Quartet
Czech Republic
awarded with the opportunity to perform in the framework of the CEI Summit in Vienna
2011
Duo Enescu (A. Bercu and D. Manza)
Romania
2007
Frant Duo
Poland
2005
E. Kolesnitschenko and I. Bobovych
Ukraine
2003
Duo RO-MA
Hungary

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