First meeting of Ombudsmen for the protection of unaccompanied children held in Ancona

For the first time a meeting of the ombudsmen of the Adriatic and Ionian region was held in Ancona (25 October 2017), back to back with the first EUSAIR Governing Board of the Italian Chairmanship,...

Conference on “Financing the EUSAIR” held in Cesenatico

On Saturday 28 October, the international Conference “Financing the EUSAIR” was held in Cesenatico (Italy). The aim of the event was to create a first occasion for cooperation among EUSAIR...

Ambassador Fabio Pigliapoco appointed as AII " Senior Advisor "

Considering the growing workload of the Permanent Secretariat and in view of the future challenging period for the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative and the redefinition of the European strategy for...

AII – New Secretary General appointed at the AIC/EUSAIR Ministerial meeting in Ioannina

Upon proposal of the Italian Government, the "Adriatic and Ionian Council / EUSAIR Ministerial Meeting" held in Ioannina last 11 May, appointed Amb. Giovanni Castellaneta as the new AII Secretary...

Ioannina Declaration approved on May 11th

The Representatives of the Governments of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia, meeting in Ioannina, Greece, with the participation of a...

AII ROUND TABLE ON INTER-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION – PATRAS, 8 APRIL 2017

The AII Permanent Secretariat attended the Round Table on Inter-University Cooperation – Smart Specialization Strategies and Cooperation Programs towards Macroregional Integration, which took place...

AII Round Table on Environmental and Civil Protection - Athens – 21 March 2017

The AII Round Table on Environmental and Civil Protection took place in Athens (Greece) on the 21st of March 2017. The Round Table was divided in two sessions: Environmental Protection and Civil...

AII SECRETARY GENERAL ATTENDS THE PAM 11th PLENARY SESSION IN PORTO

In line with the provisions of the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative Declarations of Ministers, affirming the importance of fostering synergy, coordination, complementarity and cooperation with other...

AII Secretary General attends the CEI Summit in Sarajevo

Today, the AII Secretary General, Amb. Pigliapoco, attended the Summit of the Central European Initiative in Sarajevo. The conference hosted by the Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr....

AII Committee of Senior Officials and EUSAIR Governing Board held in Athens

The forth EUSAIR Governing Board took place in Athens on October 7. Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Xydakis welcomed delegates informing that the Forum concluding the Hellenic EUSAIR...

AII-PS visits the newly established Hellenic Chairmanship of the AII in Athens.

On 12 and 13 September, the AII Permanent Secretariat paid the official annual visit to the incoming AII Chairmanship in Athens. The Secretary General met – among the others – the Alternate Foreign...

E-Capital Culture Adraitic Start Up School, II Edition. Call for Ideas open.

After the successful experience of “E-Capital Culture Adriatic Start Up School” last year, Fondazione Marche, Chamber of Commerce of Ancona, Università Politecnica delle Marche, City of Ancona and...

Obituary – Amb. Alessandro Grafini

It is with deep sorrow and regret that the AII Permanent Secretariat announces the death of Amb. Alessandro Grafini (75). He passed away yesterday in his hometown Venice for a sudden illness. From...

First “Adriatic and Ionian Council/ EUSAIR Ministerial Meeting” held in Dubrovnik on 12 May

The first double hat "Adriatic and Ionian Council/ EUSAIR Ministerial Meeting" took place last 12 May in the city of Dubrovnik. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the...

Regional Cooperation Meeting held in Budapest – 19 April 2016

The Regional Cooperation Meeting, gathering the Secretariats of European Regional Organizations, had its traditional annual session in Budapest at the premises of the Danube Commission. The...

XIV Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative held in Split 15-16 April

The XIV Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative took place in Split on 15-16 April 2016. This meeting comes in a very crucial moment for Regional Cooperation in...

III EUSAIR Governing Board – 24 February 2016

The 3 rd Meeting of the Governing Board of the European Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR) took place on February 24 in Brussels. The main topic of the meeting was the organization...

Committee of Senior Officials held in Brussels – 23 February 2016

The second Committee of Senior Officials under the Chairmanship of Croatia took place in Brussels last February 23. Main topics of the meeting were: a report by the Presidency on the activities...

AII Round Table on Sustainable Tourism and Culture held in Zagreb

The AII Round Table on Sustainable Tourism and Culture has been held in Zagreb on November 25. It has been the first Round Table after the overhaul approved by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs at...

Second EUSAIR Governing Board held in Zagreb

The second EUSAIR Governing board was held on October 7th in Zagreb, under the Co-Chairmanship of the European Commission and the Republic of Croatia The GB standing members took stock of the first...

"ADMED" PRIZE AWARDED TO WRITER AND JOURNALIST PAOLO RUMIZ.

In the framework of the " Festival Adriatico Mediterraneo " the AdMed Prize was awarded to writer and journalist Paolo RUMIZ on 2 September. The award ceremony took place in Ancona at the Seat of...

ADRIPLAN Final Conference held in Venice

The ADRIPLAN (a project funded by DG MARE under the theme "Maritime Spatial Planning") Final Conference was held in Venice last 10 July. The Conference was intended to present the outcome and...

ECAPITAL CULTURE Adriatic Start-up School – Call for Ideas open until 20 July

Fondazione Marche, the Chamber of Commerce of Ancona, the "Università Politecnica delle Marche", the Municipality of Ancona and ISTAO launched a Call for Ideas for the "ECAPITAL CULTURE Adriatic...

XVIII Adriatic and Ionian Council held in Brussels on 13 May 2015

The XVIII Adriatic and Ionian Council (AIC) closing the AII Chairmanship of Bosnia and Herzegovina was held last 13 May in Brussels at the premises of the Baden Wuttemberg State. The venue was...

XIII Conference of the Speakers of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative held in Neum (23 April 2015)

The "XIII Conference of the Speakers of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative" took place last April 23 in Neum (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The Conference was chaired by the Speakers of the two Chambers...

Study on Parliamentary Cooperation in the Western Balkans published by the European Commission

The European Commission has published a Study on Parliamentary Cooperation. The Study consists of two documents: • Mapping of international parliamentary institutions in the Western Balkans and...

Ad hoc Round Table on Flood Relief held in Sarajevo

The AII ad hoc Round Table on Flood Relief was held in Sarajevo on March 26. After the disastrous floods of May 2014 that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia, the question of how to...