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Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum
Stability | Growth | Cooperation
Serres, Greece - May 25-26, 2017

What makes us unique?

Attempting to provide tangible and sustainable deliverables to its participants and stakeholders, Forum annually will be governed of the following principles:


  1. Serving as think-tank in the cross-section of public and private sectors, outlining the current situation, quoting political indicators, navigating to growth, cooperation, SDGs and perspectives towards 2030.
  2. Rotating in different State of the region, providing equal opportunities at hosting a Forum of such international importance.
  3. Promoting the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) as leading Official Partner.
  4. Pointing “Stability-Growth-Cooperation” as common goal for all participating Bodies and Institutions.
  5. Considering panels’ representation which the majority to be consisted by international speakers and moderators.
  6. Adapting rotating headlines of multilateral interest (2017 headline is “Cultural Tourism | a key to Sustainable Development” UN resolution (A/C.2/70/L.5/Rev.1, 4/12/2015).
  7. Showcasing the cultural heritage of 2 Honorary Countries within a Cultural Zone open to the public.
  8. Providing Business HUB, exhibit area open to the public, for sponsors and organizations to the promotion of their activities, brand identities and potential synergies.
  9. Concluding outcomes, aligning Forums’ headline with MOU signed by Officials, and reporting on deliverables.
  10. Prompting participant countries to consider cross border cooperation, based on Geo Routes Cultural Heritage journeys best practice model for sustainable development in tourism. c/o UNESCO (37th General Conference-Nov/2013)