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CEI SG Roberto Antonione expresses his condolences on behalf of the Central European Initiative for the death of Gianni De Michelis, Italian Foreign Minister from 1989 to 1992.
On 15-16 May 2019, the 5th Steering Committee Meeting of the project CONNECT2CE led by the CEI-Executive Secretariat was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Project partners mainly gathered to evaluate and discuss the concluded and ongoing project activities, as well as to elaborate on upcoming events.
Under the inspiring topic “Effervescible. Seeking ongoing relevancy”, the 9th CEI Venice Forum for Contemporary Art Curators from Central and Eastern Europe was held in Venice, on 9 May, at the premises of the Academy of Fine Arts.

CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione, during an official ceremony on 14 May, opened a CEI Representation Office in Brussels, hosted by the Liaison Office of the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia in Brussels.

The CEI is glad to announce a new Call for Proposals for the CEI Know‐how Exchange Programme (KEP). The projects will be co‐financed by the CEI Fund at the EBRD, entirely financed by the Italian Government.

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On 15-16 May 2019, the 5th Steering Committee Meeting of the project CONNECT2CE led by the CEI-Executive Secretariat was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Project partners mainly gathered to evaluate and discuss the concluded and ongoing project activities, as well as to elaborate on upcoming events.

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Under the inspiring topic “Effervescible. Seeking ongoing relevancy”, the 9th CEI Venice Forum for Contemporary Art Curators from Central and Eastern Europe was held in Venice, on 9 May, at the premises of the Academy of Fine Arts.

On 17-18 April, over 40 experts and practitioners from 15 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and South Caucasus gathe

regional cooperation for European Integration and sustainable development