The event was held at a crucial moment for the region, in particular in jointly facing the consequences of the pandemic and the current and future challenges.
A special event dedicated to the endorsement of the WHO “Roadmap for Health and Well-being in the Western Balkans (2021-2025)” took place with the participation of the Prime Ministers or their representatives of the CEI Member States of the Western Balkans, the CEI Secretary General and the Regional Director of WHO Europe.
Risks and uncertainties in the business community, green and circular economy and digital transformation were among the main topics of discussion of the Economic Conference Montenegro 2021, held in Budva on 2-3 December prior to the CEI Summit  - the concluding event of the CEI Montenegrin Presidency taking place on 3 December. 
SG Roberto Antonione joined the session on “EU enlargement, national and international policies" along with representatives from other key international and regional organisations. He emphasised that regional cooperation strongly fostered to facilitate political dialogue, can only be seen as a strategic contribution to accelerate the enlargement process.
The conference aimed at implementing the “Roadmap for Health in the Western Balkans (2021-2025)”, one of the priorities identified by the "European Work Programme, 2020-2025 - United Action for Better Health", of the WHO Europe Office; and at facilitating knowledge exchange for developing the potential of the social and health care systems.

On 12 November, the CEI-Executive Secretariat in cooperation with the Union of Municipalities of Montenegro, officially launched the CEI Local Dimens

On 9 November, the CEI-Executive Secretariat hosted the PRE-RIGHTS national training course at its Headquarters in Trieste, i

The South East Europe Media Forum - one of the major media events in Central and Eastern Europe bringing editors, media CEOs, journalists, experts and politicians together - took place in Belgrade on 3-4 November 2021.
Sadeta Bajrović from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Milica Vojinović from Serbia are the winners of this year’s CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism, promoted by the Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO). Nermina Kuloglija from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vlad Odobescu from Romania have received a special mention.
CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione participated in the 11th edition of the Belgrade Security Forum on 28 October 2021 under the title of Testing Humanity. He was a speaker during the session organised by the CEI in partnership with BFPE which tackled region-to-region cooperation with focus on opportunities for Central and Southeastern Europe.   

A concrete action to overcome the infrastructural gap in the Alpe Adria area and improve the quality of service and transport in this str

On 22 October CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione along with a delegation from the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES), took part in the High-level Meeting on Transport in Budva organised by the Ministry of Capital Investments of Montenegro, in the framework of the Montenegrin CEI Presidency.
The meeting of the General Assembly of the CEI Parliamentary Dimension (CEI-PD) was held in a hybrid format (physical/online) in Herceg Novi on 15 October under the leadership of Ms. Tamara Vujovic, CEI PD President and Head of Montenegrin Delegation to the CEI-PD. 

The PRE-RIGHTS project was presented at the international Joint Event “Judicial and Police Cooperation: Best Practices” organised in Venice on

The 4th Committee of National Coordinators’ meeting, under the Montenegrin CEI Presidency 2021, took place at the CEI Headqua

The Interreg Adrion Project SUSTOURISMO held its third capacity-building webinar on 29 September.

On 8 October, Ministers, State Secretaries and other high officials dealing with environmental issues in CEI countries gathered in Trieste for a Conference organised within the Sea Summit hosted by

In the framework of the ACSELL project, the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) is launching a call for European SMEs to participate in a study in Italy and Germany.
In the framework of the ACSELL project, the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) is launching a call for European SMEs to participate in a study in Italy and Germany.