On 3 May, the AII Permanent Secretariat visited Montenegro for the traditional official meetings with the incoming AII/EUSAIR Chairmanship of Montenegro that will take over after the “Adriatic and Ionian Council/EUSAIR Ministerial Meeting” of Catania (24 May 2018) closing the Italian Chairmanship.
The Secretary General, Amb. Castellaneta and his staff met the Minister of Foreign Affairs Srđan Darmanović with whom had a pleasant talk on the priorities of Montenegrin Chairmanship and on possibilities of cooperation.
The political meeting was followed by a more technical meeting of the AII Staff and the staff of the Montenegrin Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge with the AII and EUSAIR devoted to the program and the activities planned during the year of Chairmanship.
The first Committee of Senior Officials under the AII Montenegrin Chairmanship will take place on 3 October in Podgorica, in the framework of the 8th EUSAIR Governing Board.
The calendar of events and the priorities of the year of Chairmanship will be presented together with a programme of activities of the Permanent Secretariat.
Furthermore, the Committee of Senior Officials will be the occasion to appoint the Senior Official by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.