Exploring links between an enlarged Europe and its Black Sea neighbours


Bucharest, Romania, 15-16 October 2009


The OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme was invited to participate in a conference co-organised by the Austro-French Centre for Rapprocehement in Europe, the French Institute for International Relations, and the European Institute of Romania, in Bucharest on 15-16 October 2009.


With the aim to explore and examine links between an enlarged Europe and its Black Sea neighbours, the meeting brought together both international and Black Sea experts to discuss

  • geopolitical determinants of the region
  • the state and challenges of addressing energy and environment issues in the region
  • economic and social aspects of a region in transition

Experts from the OECD and other international and regional organisations gather to explore closer co-operation between Europe and the Black Sea region


 Meeting documentation



Meeting summary