The informal MFA meeting (luncheon) on the margins of the UN General Assembly, where the CEI has had observer status since 2011, was successfully held in New York on 23 September.
CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione was invited by the Montenegrin Prime Minister and Coordinator of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dritan Abazović to take part in the Meeting of Foreign Ministers and Ministers of European Affairs of the South-East Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP) in Budva, Montenegro, on 5 June.
Enhancing cooperation through joint activities between the CEI and ALDA (European Association for Local Democracy) in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2022, was at the centre of discussions during a meeting at the CEI HQ in Trieste on 15 May.
Upon invitation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Elmedin Konaković, Secretary General Roberto Antonione participated in the opening of the event “Mid-term Evaluation of the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in AII member states”, held in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) on 5 May.
Today, at the margins of the event “Mid-term Evaluation of the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in AII member states”, held in Banja Luka, (Bosnia and Herzegovina), CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Elmedin Konaković.
On 1 December, the CEI-Executive Secretariat reiterated its cooperation with the Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative Secretariat (RAI) with the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Support to Ukraine; energy and food security; and the European integration, were the main topics of discussion at the informal MFA meeting in New York on 22 September, held on the margins of the UN General Assembly, where the CEI has observer status.
On 14 June, a delegation from the CEI-Executive Secretariat headed by Secretary General Roberto Antonione paid a visit to Zagreb to meet with the Prime Minister of Croatia, Andrej Plenković and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Gordan Grlić Radman.
On 15 March, a delegation from the CEI-Executive Secretariat headed by Secretary General Roberto Antonione met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Bujar Osmani in Skopje.
On 4 March, CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione and the President of ALDA the European Association of Local Democracy, Oriano Otočan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Trieste.
On 6 May, CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione and a delegation of the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES), including Deputy Secretary General Nina Kodelja and Senior Officers, visited Albania.