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On 18 July, the CEI – Executive Secretariat and the Moldovan CEI Presidency - through the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Moldova - organised an official side-event at the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York on “Regional cooperation and acceleration of the SDGs implementation: The Role of the Central European Initiative (CEI)”.
The Warmia and Mazury Region (Poland) successfully implemented a crucial project titled "Training Ukrainian firefighters - saving Ukrainian lives"  aimed at enhancing the skills of Ukrainian volunteer firefighters. From 10 to 15 July, a comprehensive training programme was organised to equip the volunteers from Rivne Oblast with vital firefighting techniques.
The "Aurel Vlaicu" Theoretical High School in Romania, 2nd place winner of the 2022 edition of Call for Ideas and Award Competition “ IMAGINE!” Active Young Citizens for Sustainable Development in CEI and AII Areas for their project “Become the best version of yourself, be non-formal!”[1] has used its award of €20.000 to visit the United Nations headquarters in Geneva in April this year.

Parliamentary delegations from CEI countries gathered in Łańcut, Poland on 3-4 July for their meeting of the General Committee on Cultural Affairs of the CEI Parliamentary Dimension.

Promoting science, knowledge and health, and helping young researchers and scientists from low income countries to present their research, connect with researchers from developed countries and become part of the international scientific community.

Analysing the potential transport demand for planning a direct train service linking Trieste Centrale to Rijeka (HR) was the focus of the gathering held at the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) premises on 26 June.

19 young female leaders from CEI Member States participated in a set of courses on “Women and Political Influence: Building Successful Advocacy Campaigns”, held online on 2 June and in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 16-18 June.

On 11-16 June in Varna, Bulgaria, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) organised the 23rd edition of its annual cross-sectoral forum - the Summer Seminar for Young Public Policy Professionals, under the title “Future Scenarios for Central and Eastern Europe in Times of Uncertainty”. 
The MIMOSA project (MarItime and MultimOdal Sustainable pAssenger transport solutions and services) has successfully come to an end after three and a half years, thanks to an ample partnership of more than 50 people committed to sustainability and to improving passenger transport mobility.

The XI edition of international the Spring School (Trieste, 5-8 June)  "IoT, economic and management challenges for e-health integration in the enlarged Europe" witnessed the participation of 28 participants and 14 professors and experts in Biomedical and Clinical engineering from CEI Member States.

On 8 June, in Brussels, the CEI-Executive Secretariat participated in the General Assembly (GA) meeting of the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA), a long-standing collaborator and full-fledged partner since 2022.

On 8 June, the newly-elected President of the Italian Delegation to CEI Parliamentary Assembly, Salvatore Caiata, visited the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) in Trieste, together with Senators Raffaele De Rosa and Roberto Menia, and with Isabella De Monte from the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

CEI Secretary General Roberto Antonione was invited by the Montenegrin Prime Minister and Coordinator of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dritan Abazović to take part in the Meeting of Foreign Ministers and Ministers of European Affairs of the South-East Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP) in Budva, Montenegro, on 5 June.

On 30 - 31 May, experts, scientists, and conservationists from the Danube River Network of Protected Areas (DANUBEPARKS) gathered in Văleni (Moldova), to attend the CEI Conference "DANUBEPARKS Newt Conservation Partnership & Climate Change", addressing the challenges posed by climate change and promoting biodiversity conservation.

The third Committee of National Coordinators (CNC) meeting under the Moldovan CEI Presidency took place in Istanbul on 30 May at the premises of the Permanent International Secretariat of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC PERMIS). It followed the Coordination meeting between the BSEC and the CEI at Troika and Secretariat level.

Upon the initiative of the Moldovan CEI Presidency, on 29 May, the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) participated in a BSEC-CEI Coordination Meeting in Istanbul at the premises of the BSEC’s Permanent International Secretariat (PERMIS), and in the presence of the Troikas of both Organisations (CEI: Moldova – current, Bulgaria – past and Albania – next; BSEC: Serbia – current, Moldova – past and Türkiye – next).

The CEI-Executive Secretariat has formally  launched the first Danube Biomethane Hub in the framework of the GreenMeUp project.

On the occasion of her mission to Chisinau for the CEI Parliamentary Committee Meeting, CEI Deputy Secretary General Ivana Holoubková visited the office of ALDA - European Association for Local Democracy in Moldova on 24 May, and met with Alexandru Coica, Head of Unit.
The importance of regional cooperation as a tool for addressing the current challenges and mitigating the impact of the war across the region as well as for further promoting the EU integration process was at the core of the meeting of the Parliamentary Committee of the CEI Parliamentary Dimension, held in Chisinau on 22-24 May  under the Moldovan CEI Presidency for 2023.
The Public Institution Technical School Center Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina - 3rd place winner of the 2022 edition of Call for Ideas and Award Competition “ IMAGINE!” Active Young Citizens for Sustainable Development in CEI and AII Areas for their project idea on “Educating young people of damage of environmental pollution and ways to improve it, their impact on climate changes, an exhibition of sculptures made of recycled material, has used its award of €20.000 to install a new eco-sustainable lighting system in the school.
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