The joint 4th Forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR) and 2nd Fora of the Adriatic and Ionian Chambers of Commerce, Cities and Universities will take place in Budva (Montenegro), on 7-8 May 2019, under the slogan “Integration for the people, development for the region”.

The EUSAIR Forum is organised by Montenegro in close cooperation with the European Commission and with the support of the EUSAIR Facility Point.

The traditional annual event aims to raise visibility of the EUSAIR and reflect on the progress made since the 3rd Forum held in Catania in May 2018.The Forum will be preceded by the Adriatic and Ionian Council/EUSAIR Ministerial Meeting (event reserved to Ministers and their delegations).
This year's Forum will focus on the topics related to the field of Tourism and Blue Growth.
The participants will also have the chance to discuss funding mechanisms for all four thematic pillars – Blue Growth, Connecting the Region, Environmental Quality, and Sustainable Tourism - of the EUSAIR and share concrete ideas on the future prospects of the Strategy.

Each year the Forum attracts numerous stakeholders, such as European Commission and other EU institutions, National ministries, Regional and Local authorities, Business sector, Academia and Civil society, who share views, exchange experience and discuss ways of cooperation.
Side thematic meetings and cultural and social events will complete the programme of the Forum.

A detailed programme as well as indications on programs and logistics for the meetings will follow shortly.
The event registration will be open soon.