The CEI’s annual Steering Committee (SC) meeting and CEI Committee of National Coordinators (CNC) meeting under the Italian CEI Presidency, took place on 10 April at the Headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London.

The SC meeting, gathering the CEI National Coordinators and representatives from the CEI countries at the EBRD Board of Directors, focused on the recent developments in CEI-EBRD cooperation.


The 2018 Annual Report of the CEI Fund at the EBRD was presented and the 2019 budget of the Fund was submitted for approval from the Committee's members.

The CNC Meeting, which took place immediately after the SC, focused on the forthcoming activities, including various decisions and recommendations to be tackled, and events taking place under the Italian 2019 CEI Presidency, in particular in preparation of the Meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs, to be held in Trieste on 11-12 June.

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