Outline Draft-programme


“Widened European Family by 2030: Mission (im) Possible?”



Thursday, 15 June 2023


  1. Official High-level opening session “Prespa Agreement Five Years on: Challenges turned into Opportunities (Host PM Dimitar Kovachevski)


  1. Session “Reconciliation and Democracy as Catalyst of Change in the Balkans” (Host First DPM Artan Grubi)


  1. Session “EU Enlargement in the Transforming Geopolitical Dynamics” (Host DPM Bojan Maricic)


  1. Session “Rooting out Corruption through Good Governance Policies and Justice Reform” (Host DPM Slavica Grkovska, in cooperation with Friends of Europe)


  1. Session “Does the Franco-German Initiative on EU Reform is Putting the Engine Back in (Loco) Motion?” (Host MFA Bujar Osmani)


  1. Session “EU-Western Balkans Migration Management: Solidarity and Commitments” (Host MI Oliver Spasovski)


  1. Session “Paving the Way to Prosperity: EcoFin Strategies for Western Balkans Growth” (Host DPM Fatmir Bytyqi)


  1. Session “Western Balkans on the frontline: Regional Cooperation and Collective Response against Foreign Malign Influence” (Host DMFA Fatmire Isaki, in cooperation with Friends of Europe)


  1. Youth Session “Youth Engagement in Energy Transition to a Youth-driven Green Economy for a Sustainable Future for All” (Host OSCE SE for Youth Memet Zhaku)


  1. Youth Session “Developing Skills & Providing Opportunities: Strategies for Tackling Brain Drain” (Host Dir. Erasmus Marko Gjorgjievski)


  1. Beach-side informal exchange of views (closed) USA-Adriatic Chart-A5 (Host MFA Bujar Osmani)



Friday, 16 June 2023


  1. Session “Peace and Democracy versus War and Autocracy” (Host President Stevo Pendarovski)


  1. Session “Genuine Regional Cooperation Keeps the Boat Steady” (Host PM Dimitar Kovachevski)


  1. Session “Addressing Security Challenges with (non) EU Integrated Western Balkans” (Host MFA Bujar Osmani)


  1. Session “Digital Transformation Connects: Perspective for Building Partnerships in the Western Balkans” (Host MISA Azir Aliu)


  1. Youth Session “Modalities for the Enhancement of Good-neighbourly Relations & Regional Cooperation” (Host St. Sec Filip Tosevski)


  1. Early-bird working breakfast (closed) – B6 MFA& Special guest MFA of Austria (Host MFA Bujar Osmani)




N.B. Outline Draft-Programme is subject to change, while the precise hours of the events will be determinate additionally!