‘4th Balkans and Black Sea Forum' held in Athens
Turkey's Ambassadors to Athens Burak Özügergin, Egyptian Ambassador Omar Amer Youssef, Greek Ministry of Energy's Office of Energy and Mineral Raw Materials General Secretariat Director Dimitrios Kardomateas, and the US Embassy in Athens Undersecretary of Economic Affairs Erik Holmgren took part as speakers at the forum.
Speaking at the forum, it was stated that this year's Balkans and Black Sea Forum will focus on post-2022 Eurasian relations as a high-risk region for security, trade, and investment, aiming to pave the way for an honest, coherent, and constructive dialogue that is needed more than ever.
It was noted that the serious consequences of the developments taking place in Eastern Europe have led to a new and dangerously destabilizing situation.
Speakers stated that BBSF is an independent financial platform for leading business people and politicians who are committed to promoting stability, growth, and cooperation in the Balkan and Black Sea regions.
It was stated that distinguished speakers from the public and private sectors attended the event held in Athens this year. It was noted that the participants exchanged views on identifying opportunities for bilateral and multilateral cooperation and identifying new ways to promote security and sustainable development.
It was pointed out that international organizations such as UN Women, EAAS, BSEC, RCC, European Banking Federation, IENE, ELIAMEP, Clingendael Institute also attended the meeting.