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Luiza-Katica Bouharaoua born in Croatia in 1985, is a writer, translator and cultural operator. She received the CEI Award for Young Writers 2022 on the occasion of the literary event held at the CEI Headquarters on 6 September, in the framework of the Vilenica International Literary Festival.

Young leaders and experts from 20 countries across and outside the Central European region gathered in Ljubljana and Bled, Slovenia, on 26-28 August, to attend the 11th edition of the Young Bled Strategic Forum under the title “Democracy fit for the new age”.

The Committee of National Coordinators has recently approved the co-financing of  7 projects under the Know-how Exchange Programmes (KEP) supported by the CEI Fund at the EBRD, financed by Italy.

Thanks to funds for international cooperation amounting to EUR 73,400 made available by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region and administered by the CEI-Executive Secretariat, the AVSI Foundation will contribute to alleviating the humanitarian emergency in Ukraine.

In the context of CEI’s activities for Ukraine, the CEI-Executive Secretariat has decided to financially contribute to the setting up of a field hospital in the Southern part of Ukraine.

The CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) is proud to announce the winners of the 2nd edition of the Call for Ideas and Award Competition “IMAGINE” Active Young Citizens for Sustainable Development in Central European Initiative (CEI) and Adriatic Ionian Initiative (AII) Areas (deadline: 28 February 2022). 
Supporting the integration into the local community of the Ukrainian refugees who had to move to Poland due to the war is the mission of the Ukrainian Educational Hub  opened in Poland, Warsaw, on 25 July.

The 4th seminar of the cycle of meetings on “Green Jobs” took place at the CEI headquarters, with the support of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region (FVGAR) and that of the MARE FVG.

Offering citizens and tourists more attractive connections and integrated ticketing solutions is the main goal of the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) related to the integrated bus-&-train ticket realised within the CEI-led FORTIS project.
The Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative (RAI), together with the National Institute for Justice, organised the 17th edition of the Summer School for Junior Anti-corruption Practitioners from Southeast Europe. The event, co-financed through the CEI Cooperation Fund - endorsed by the Bulgarian CEI Presidency - took place on 4-8 July in Sofia

After almost two years of virtual meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, on 12-13 July  the Consortium of the project SUSTOURISMO Sustainable Tourism & Mobility Hand-by-Hand development met in Berat (Albania) to discuss and evaluate the progress of project activities. Project partners presen

With his project “Surface Friendly Carrier System”, Oleg Vereshchagin from Ukraine is the winner of the CEI Award at the 14th International Design Contest “Trieste Contemporanea”.

5 projects for a total amount of around 1.1 million EUR have recently been approved under the Technical Cooperation Programme supported by the CEI Fund at the EBRD, financed by Italy.

The 3rd event of the cycle of seminars on Green and Digital Transition organised by C

On 7 July, the FORTIS Project partners gathered at the premisis of the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia (ARFVG) in Trieste for their final conference.

Ensuring effective procedural rights guarantees for suspects and accused persons is an essential element of cross-border judicial and police cooperation.

Over the last six months the ADRIPASS PLUS partners have collected relevant inputs and updated the previously delivered Transnational Strategy for the Improvement of Multimodal Transport in Adrion Area.

...a modern and environmentally-friendly transport system is essential to enhance countries’ trade, tourism, and overall competitiveness, as well as raise the quality of life in the region...(PoA 2021-23)

Project partners, relevant stakeholders, and all participants interested in modalities for improving sustainable passenger transport in the Adr

CEI-supported regional cooperation could make valuable contributions to the re-establishment process.

Analysing the implications of the Ukrainian war for financial cooperation and development as well as the role of the EU for enhancing security, stability and growth in the Pan-European region were the main debating topics of the recently online Trieste Inves

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