In order to provide a targeted response to the global outbreak caused by COVID-19, the CEI is glad to launch the COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020.

In order to provide a targeted response to the global outbreak caused by COVID-19, the CEI is glad to launch the COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020. The call purposely aims at addressing quickly the specific needs of communities in CEI Member States. 
Due to the pandemic caused by the outbreak of COVID-19, the core activities and services have been severely weakened worldwide. In light of the difficulties affecting schools, working environments, and the healthcare system in particular, the CEI wishes to promptly support its Member States by launching an Extraordinary Call for Proposals tackling specific needs at the local level.
The FORTIS project - supported under the Interreg Italy - Slovenia Programme 2014 - 2020 - was officially launched on 9 March.

The opening ceremony of the eighth edition of the International Master in Public Procurement Management (IMPPM) was held in Rome, on 3 March.

A policy discussion on demographic challenges in the Western Balkans was organised by the Slovene Centre for European Perspective (CEP) under its flagship youth project, the Young Bled Strategic Forum in cooperation with the CEI-Executive Secretariat.

The Joint Master’s Programme in Political Science - Integration and Governance (PoSIG) is an integrated programme based on international standards and benchmarks in teaching polit

The CEI is glad to announce  - as part of the EU-funded 

The transfer of know-how on market coupling initiatives among EU Member States to the National Regulatory Authorities of Albania (ERE), Energy Water Services Regulatory Commission of North Macedonia (ERC), Montenegro (REGAGEN) and Serbia (AERS) is the main objective of the third phase of the Know-how Exchange Programme project “CEI support for strengthening Energy Regulatory Authorities in the Western Balkans” launched in Sofia on 21 February.
Valorising the remarkable and unique geological, historical and naturalistic heritage of North Macedonia is one of the main objectives of the Know-how Exchange Programme project GECCOSPARK officially launched in Skopje (North Macedonia) on 12-14 February.

The first meeting of the Committee of National Coordinators (CNC) under the Montenegrin CEI Presidency took place in Podgorica on 12 February.<

Developing joint and innovative measures to improve services in cross-border trains operated by HZPP and SZPP between Slovenia and

The intense 6-month implementation period of creative innovation within the 48 SMEs awarded with a 4helix+ innovation voucher has recently been concluded.

On 15-16 January, The Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region (RRA-LUR) hosted the 5th Steering Committee meeting of the

The CEI Award 2020 at the Trieste Film Festival goes to Marko Škop from Slovakia for his film Let there be light/Nech je svetlo. It was presented by Zoran Jovanovic, CEI Deputy Secretary General, on the occasion of the awarding ceremony in Trieste on 20 January.
The Heads of Government of the CEI Member States or their representatives as well as high-level representatives of international and regional organisations and institutions gathered in Rome on 19 December for the concluding event of the Italian CEI Presidency, the CEI Summit.
On 18 December, around 50 delegates from 20 countries gathered in Rome - at the premises of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità - ISS (Italian National Public Health Institute) - to participate in the Summit of the Public Health Alliance Central Eastern Europe (PHACEE) supported under the Italian CEI Presidency.