On 17 May, the CEI Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) attended the ADRIASPILLCON 2023 in Opatija, Croatia together with high-level speakers and stakeholders from the Adriatic coastal States, the Mediterranean region, the European countries, and other parts of the world.
Enhancing cooperation through joint activities between the CEI and ALDA (European Association for Local Democracy) in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2022, was at the centre of discussions during a meeting at the CEI HQ in Trieste on 15 May.
On 18 April the Interreg Central Europe project GRETA - Greening Regional fReight Transport in fuAs - kick-started its activities under the coordination of the Institute for Transport and Logistics Foundation (ITL).
Through the CEI Fund at the EBRD, Italy is providing support to micro and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Moldova by financing the technical assistance project “Advice for Small Businesses in Moldova (Youth and Skills)” with 300,000 EUR.
Upon invitation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Elmedin Konaković, Secretary General Roberto Antonione participated in the opening of the event “Mid-term Evaluation of the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in AII member states”, held in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) on 5 May.
Today, at the margins of the event “Mid-term Evaluation of the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in AII member states”, held in Banja Luka, (Bosnia and Herzegovina), CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Elmedin Konaković.
The Original Boost Bootcamp, a remarkable initiative organised by the Novak Djokovic Foundation's Original Platform, brought together inspiring women from Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Hungary, Bulgaria, and North Macedonia, to champion and discuss female empowerment in diverse fields.
The second meeting of the Committee of National Coordinators (CNC) under the CEI Moldovan Presidency 2023 was held at the Mission of the Republic of Moldova to the European Union (EU) in Brussels on 20 April.
On 4 - 5 April, the CEI - Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) hosted the kick-off meeting of the three-year project SUSTANCE (Sustainable public transport solutions and innovative governance schemes for improving connectivity in Central Europe), co-financed by the Interreg Central Europe Programme 2021-2027.
On 30 March Deputy Secretary General Zsuzsanna Kiràly participated in the Western Balkans 6 (WB6)-EU Business Platform in Skopje gathering members of the WB6 CIF Business Council, representatives of the region’s private sector, the European Commission, and regional stakeholders.