The event held at IUC – Inter University Center in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 24-28 September, brought together more than 35 researchers worldwide, experts in various fields of logic and a variety of its applications.
On 26-27 September 2018, the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning of Croatia organised the international expert conference “Energy Efficiency in buildings - for a better tomorrow” in Zagreb.
The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the CEI Member States held their traditional informal meeting in New York, on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (73rd  Session), on 26 September 2018.
Maria Paula Erizanu, born in 1992, currently lives between Chisinau, Bucharest and London, where she works as a freelance journalist and writer.
On 18 September, the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority (Venice) hosted the 3rd Steering Committee meeting of the project SECNET (Cross-border institutional cooperation for Port Security Enhancement) funded under the Interreg Cross-border Programme Italy-Slovenia.
The Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights, established by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, took place in Saranda, Albania from 2 -15 September 2018.
The fifth edition of the “Danube: Future Interdisciplinary School” took place at the University of Ruse, Bulgaria, between 9 and 16 September.
On 12 September 2018, the CEI-Executive Secretariat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) of South-Eastern Europe aimed at promoting effective regional cooperation in the field of agriculture and rural development.
This year, over 70 participants from 30 countries have gathered in Bled, Slovenia, on 7-11 September, to attend the Young Bled Strategic Forum and the Bled Strategic Forum. 
Promoted by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee, the International Design Contest is aimed at displaying the most original expressions of design from the CEI countries as well as from the Baltic countries, Germany and Turkey. 
The CEI Secretariat, in its capacity as lead partner of the EU-funded project COME-IN! (Cooperating for open access to museums towards a wider inclusion), had the opportunity to present the project to the representatives of the Ministries of Finance from EU Member States.
In the framework of the pilot project YDEAS (Young Developers and Entrepreneurs to Advance Start-ups in the Western Balkans), the Italian 2018 OSCE Chairmanship sponsored a Scholarship Programme which allowed 18 young people from the Western Balkans to attend the European Innovation Academy 2018, which took place in Turin, Italy between 8 and 27 July.
As a lead partner of the project COME-IN! the CEI has been invited to present the project COME-IN! achievements to a closed group of policy makers from the Ministries of the Finance of EU Member States and the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg Central Europe Programme in Vienna on 6 September at the Kunshistorisches Museum (KHM).
On 30 July 2018, the 1st local roundtable of the Inter-Connect project was organised by the Central European Initiative – Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES), at its premises in Trieste.
On 24 July, the CEI Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) hosted the 2nd Steering Committee meeting of the NAMIRG project (North Adriatic Maritime Incident Response Group), financed by DG ECHO.
On 16-18 July, the Apulia Region hosted the 2nd Steering Committee meeting of the BLUE_BOOST project in Giovinazzo (BA) and organised the project’s 1st transnational Cross-Field Visit for delegations from 7 maritime territories in the Adriatic-Ionian region.
The 2nd 4helix+ Project Steering Committee meeting - held at the premises of the Portuguese project partner in Lisbon on 3-4 July - addressed in detail the upcoming project events and activities, namely the 4helix+ Blue Bootcamps, Regional Info Days, and Transbrokerage Event.

The 3rd LAB for European Project Making cycle took place in Rijeka, Croatia on 30 June - 8 July.

On 3-4 July, the Port of Luka Koper hosted the 2nd Steering Committee meeting of the ADRIPASS project, financed by ERDF and IPA funds under the Interreg ADRION Programme.
The second thematic conference “The inclusive museum - State of the art & perspectives” organised in the framework of the EU project “COME-IN!” project where the CEI acts as Lead Partner, took place on 26 June 2018 at the Monastery of St. Augustine in Erfurt, Germany.

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