The meeting of the General Assembly of the CEI Parliamentary Dimension (CEI-PD) was held in a hybrid format (in person/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.
CEI Deputy Secretary General Zoran Jovanovic - who took part in the meeting under the theme “Living with COVID 19. How to create resistant economic recovery during pandemic” - underlined that the CEI had contributed to countering the COVID 19 Pandemic by launching its extraordinary call for proposals immediately after its outbreak financing a significant number of projects in the health and business fields in all CEI member countries.
The occasion witnessed the elaboration of a Final Declaration which stresses the importance of regional cooperation and outlines the conclusions of necessary actions to be taken in the CEI area, e.g. expansion of economic and infrastructural inter-connectivity, especially in the transport and logistics sector; stronger CEI Business Dimension to promote trade and investment; removal of barriers to enable access of local micro and small enterprises to the market; stimulate tourism businesses to increasing connections with local economy and producers; cooperation for international travels and tourism.
CEI DSG thanked the CEI-PD for contributing to the establishment of the CEI Local Dimension and announced that a Kick-off meeting of this new dimension would be hosted by the Union of Municipalities of Montenegro in Podgorica on 12 November.