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.

On 16 December, the final conference of the European project NAMIRG took place at the premises of the Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia.

The Memorandum of Understanding signed after a long series of meetings and discussions is not to be considered an endpoint, but rather the beginning. We are starting from here to develop new innovative ways to improve the connectivity of cross-border public transport between Trieste, Muggia and Koper, with a particular focus on maritime connections.
The Ministers of research, innovation and higher education of the CEI Member States gathered in Trieste on 13 December for their Ministerial Meeting on Science and Research.
Mladen Sarcevic, Serbian Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, visited the CEI-Executive Secretariat right after the Ministerial Meeting on Science and Research in Trieste on 13 December.

On 10 December, the final promotional event of the NAMIRG project took place at the

On 9 December 2019, Trieste Trasporti and Slovenske Železnice (Slovenian railways) signed the amendment of the agreement for the extension of the cross-border integrated public transport service (bus/train) between Trieste and Ljubljana, at the CEI headquarters.
On 4 December, over 40 officers of the Transport ministries of the Western Balkan Countries, senior regional officials, Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum- Trieste and representatives of Ports and transport operators gathered at the CEI HQ to attend the Seminar on “the Adriatic Ports facilitation and logistics: how to unlock the potential of inter-modality in the Western Balkans”.

On 4 December, the CEI Executive Secretariat, in its capacity as Lead Partner and GECT Euregio Senza Confini jointly hosted the ADRIPASS

On 3 December, the Round Table under the title "A supporting Europe: judicial and security cooperation" was held at the CEI HQ in Trieste. The event was a chance to reflect upon cooperation in judicial and criminal matters within the EU framework established by the Lisbon Treaty, as well as on possible cross-border and transnational collaborations, to be explored also with the CEI’s support.
On 3 December, the Central European Initiative-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) hosted the Kick-off Meeting of the project “PRE-RIGHTS – Assessing impact and performance of preventive measures on EU Directives and Framework Decisions”, funded under the EU Justice Programme 2014-2020.

The second phase of the Know-how Exchange Programme Project “Support for Strengthening Energy Regulatory Authorities in the West

On 26 – 27 November, the 6th Steering Committee Meeting of the CONNECT2CE project was organised by Intermodal Transport Cluster (project partner) in Zagreb (Croatia).

On 27 November, the Transnational social enterprise advocacy network was established during the 5th SENTINEL project meeting in Maribor. 

On 27 November, the Mayor of Trieste, Roberto Dipiazza, conferred the Sigillo Trecentesco del Comune di Trieste on Ambassador Giovanni Caracciolo di Vietri, former CEI Secretary General from 2013 to 2018.
On 26 November, experts in anti-corruption from CEI Member States, students and experts in the field, including CEI Secretary General, Roberto Antonione gathered at the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome for the conference on anti-corruption Curbing corruption: learning from the decade behind us and looking into the decade ahead.
"On behalf of the CEI, I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the people and authorities of Albania, in the wake of the devastating earthquake that has struck the country today, causing casualties and sorrow." – SG Roberto Antonione