Participants exchanged views on the different strategies for preventing and combating terrorism in the light of the migration crisis, also beyond the CEI constituency.
The meeting was chaired by Monika Tomić, member of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The meeting mainly focused on intercultural cooperation promoted by the CEI, with special attention to several best practices developed over the years and supported through CEI instruments, funds and networks. Topics such as interuniversity cooperation and management of linguistic and cultural minorities were debated upon, in line with the priorities of the current CEI Plan of Action.
Two main topics were debated upon by the representatives of national parliaments of CEI countries: the 25 anniversary of the CEI, with a focus on achievements and future perspectives, and the CEI Agenda 2014-2016 in relation to a knowledge-based society. Deputy Secretary General, Erik Csernovitz attended the meeting on behalf of the CEI Secretariat.
Under the title "Education as foundation for prosperity" the gathering was chaired by Susanne Kurz, President of CEI-PD and Head of the Austrian Delegation to the CEI-PD.
The Meeting was opened by President of the Parliament, Honourable Làszlo Köver and chaired by the President of the Parliamentary Dimension, Richárd Hörcsik.
Lászlo Kövér, Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly, opened the meeting of the CEI Parliamentary Dimension (PD), held in Budapest on 24 April 2013. The meeting was chaired by Richárd Hörcsik, President of the CEI PD and head of the Hungarian Delegation to the CEI PD.
The meeting of the Parliamentary Committee of the CEI Parliamentary Dimension on "Tourism and Mobility of Citizens as Important Components of Interaction of the Countries of the Central European Initiative. Legislative Support: Experience, Cooperation, Challenges and Problems" was held at the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian Parliament, on 24 May 2012.
Revitalising the “CEI Instrument for the Protection of Minority Rights” elaborated in 1994; promoting the exchange of best practices; inviting the governments to consider the protection of minority rights as a fundamental peace tool. This is what the Parliamentarians of the 18 CEI Member States of the Central European Initiative (CEI) are calling for. They gathered today, on 27 April, in Bolzano in order to hold discussions about the fact that autonomy, minority rights and cultural heritage are instruments of peace among peoples. The meeting, promoted by Sen.
On the occasion of its meeting in Belgrade on 9-11 November under the Serbian Presidency, the CEI Parliamentary Assembly adopted a Final Declaration which stresses the importance of EU integration for the Western Balkans and of strengthening relations between EU-Eastern Partnership Countries.
The CEI Parliamentary Committee Meeting took place in Belgrade under the Serbian Chairmanship on 19-22 May.
Delegations from 13 CEI Member States (Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Ukraine) participated.
- Call for empowering civil society organisations in regional youth cooperation(Deadline: 25 Jan 2019)
- Advanced On-the-Job Training for Young Professionals from CEI Member States(Deadline: 25 Jan 2019)
- CEI-Executive Secretariat seeks candidates for elaboration of concept and design of COME-IN! Label(Deadline: 01 Feb 2019)
- 4helix+ project: opportunity for CCI and CCS experts as ultimate recipients of €480.000 for providing innovation expertise(Deadline: 31 Mar 2019)