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 President and the Director General of the Danube Commission hosted the meeting that was attended by representatives of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the Baltic Sea States Council, the Central European Initiative, the Regional Cooperation Council, the Union for the Mediterranean and the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative.
The delegates discussed about possible synergies among their organizations and shared their own experience of regional cooperation. Security cooperation (in terms of terrorism threats and refugee crisis) aroused as a new priority to be tackled by all regional organizations and an exchange of information and experiences on this issue was deemed advantageous.