Businesses and partners from Albania, Italy, Poland and Ukraine, met on 20 October in a webinar focused on the exchange of knowledge and the promotion of innovative products for countering the current health emergency.
The Final Event of the 4helix+ project took place on 20 October 2020 in Seville (Spain) and online, gathering around 70 participants all across the Mediterranean. The meeting was organised by the Chamber of Commerce of Seville, i.e. the Project Partner in charge of the project’s results transferring activities.
Cecilia Anesi from Italy and Natalija Jovanovic 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). Esmeralda Keta from Albania will receive a special mention.

No country or health system, even the most developed or sophisticated, can claim to be free of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

Sensitising the public sector, innovation intermediaries and SMEs towards expanding competencies is the main aim of the Interreg project ACSELL, promoting open innovation ecosystems and integrating the user early in the innovation process following the living lab approach.

In the framework of the 5th anniversary of the adoption of Agenda 2030, we are proud to launch “Contribution of CEI to UN Agenda 2030 and its implementation in CEI Member States”.

The Italian Health Institute (Istituto Superiore di Sanità – ISS), has recently kicked off two projects financed by Italy in the framework of the CEI COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals. Both actions will implement activities on Distance Learning on Epidemics and Pandemic outbreaks. One will target the countries of the Western Balkans and the other will target Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine.
The CEI is glad to announce a Call for Proposals for the CEI Know‐how Exchange Programme (KEP) with funding made available by the CEI Fund at the EBRD, entirely financed by the Italian Government.

The CEI is glad to announce a Call for Proposals for the CEI Know‐how Exchange Programme (KEP) with funding made available by the CEI Fund at the EBRD, entirel

“Will we ever be able to be prepared for a pandemic?” This was the theme of the 7th meeting of the CEI-WHO Task Force in response to COVID-19 emergency held on 30 September.
The Ministers of Foreign Affairs and High-level representatives of the CEI Member States converged in an e-meeting on 24 September to take stock of the latest developments in the CEI region following the COVID-19 pandemic, as we step into the transition to a “new normal”.

Increasing coordination on measures for safe school reopening was the main topic tackled during an e-meeting held in the framework of the

Yasen Vasilev, a 32-year old Bulgarian writer educated in theater academies in Sofia and Shanghai was award

The requests submitted in June by ICARUS (Intermodal Connections in Adriatic-Ionian Region to Upgrowth Seamless solutions for passenger) and MIMOSA (Maritime and multimodal sustainable passenger transport solutions and services) to become EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR) labelled projects, have been successfully accepted.
Yesterday the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) chaired the kick-off meeting and first steering committee meeting of the newly launched MIMOSA (Maritime and multimodal sustainable passenger transport solutions and services).

The second e-meeting of the SUSTOURISMO project on 13-14 July, tackled the state-of-the-art of sustainable tourism and mobility, and different case studies focussing on how to imp

The CEI and the WHO converged in an e-meeting focused on the key theme of the European Programme of Work of the WHO Regional Office

The Central European Initiative is glad to announce and extend its congratulations to the following awarded proposals submitted in the framework of the COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals.
The CEI-WHO Joint Task Force remains dedicated to following the COVID-19 situation and evaluating the transition criteria CEI-wide. Under this perspective, the third and fourth designated e-meetings, which took place on 10 June and 24 June respectively, delved into thematic sessions touching upon the WHO health emergency program, the transition criteria, and surveillance systems.