Events

15th Jubilee Vienna Economic Forum – Vienna Future Dialogue 2018

The Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans – again at the Vienna Economic Forum for a round of cooperation The Management Board and the Members of the Vienna Economic Forum had the honor and the pleasure to once again welcome high-ranking round of Prime Ministers from the Western Balkans at the 15th Jubilee Vienna Economic …

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International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development and Vienna Economic Forum Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

On 14 September 2018 a comprehensive meeting between the representatives of the leadership of the Vienna Economic Forum (VEF) and the International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) was held in the premises of the central office of the Vienna Economic Forum based in Vienna (Austria) under the consent and errand of the leadership …

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IFSPD Secretary-General met with the IFEPR President

Secretary-General of the International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) Prof. Dr. Eldar Hasanov met with the President of the International Foundation for Education Policy Research (IFEPR) Prof. Taras Finikov, on 30 April 2018 in Belgrade (Serbia). During this meeting, each side became more familiar with the activities of both organizations, with the aim …

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On the initiative of the International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) a book will be published in honor of the 100th anniversary of the legendary Nelson Mandela

On 12 February 2018 in Belgrade (Serbia), a meeting was held between IFSPD Secretary-General Prof. Eldar Hasanov and a well-known Serbian writer, journalist, and producer, Ms. Vesna Jugovic de Vincha, the author of Nelson Mandela’s Last Message. This meeting was also attended by IFSPD experts Ms. Sandra Bogunovich and Ms. Jovana Mojsovich, as well as …

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FSPD Vice-president Mr. Mehmet Akkan Suver participated at the Vienna Economic Forum on 6 November 2017

FSPD Vice-president Mr. Mehmet Akkan Suver participated at the Vienna Economic Forum on 6 November 2017 where he represented International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD). He informed Dr. Elena Kirtcheva and Dr. Günther Rabensteiner that despite a great desire of IFSPD President, Mr. Dimitar Kostov and IFSPD Secretary-General, Prof. Eldar Hasanov were not …

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From 8 to 9 October 2017 the Secretary-General of International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) Prof.Dr. Eldar Hasanov met with IFSPD President Mr. Dimitar Kostov and a member of IFSPD Board of Directors Mr. Zdravko Vassilev Popov

As all of the members of Board of Directors, as well as the leadership of our organization, had been informed, from 8 to 9 October 2017 the Secretary-General of International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) Prof.Dr. Eldar Hasanov met with IFSPD President Mr. Dimitar Kostov and a member of IFSPD Board of Directors …

Read moreFrom 8 to 9 October 2017 the Secretary-General of International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) Prof.Dr. Eldar Hasanov met with IFSPD President Mr. Dimitar Kostov and a member of IFSPD Board of Directors Mr. Zdravko Vassilev Popov

On 15 August 2017 representatives of the International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) and its International Center for Support and Coordination of Economic Cooperation (ICSCEC) met in Istanbul with representatives of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

On 15 August 2017 representatives of the International Foundation for Sustainable Peace and Development (IFSPD) and its International Center for Support and Coordination of Economic Cooperation (ICSCEC) met in Istanbul with representatives of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), to discuss possible areas of joint activities and cooperation. The meeting was held at the UNDP …

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A meeting with a well-known conductor and National Artist of Azerbaijan, Mr. Yalchin Adigozalov 11 August 2017 Istanbul, Turkey.

During the 16th Meeting of General Assembly, which took place on 10 June 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey, a decision was made in the field of culture to approve the project related to the creation of International Youth Festival Orchestra under the leadership of the well-known Azerbaijani conductor Mr. Yalchin Adigozalov. The meeting with the head …

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The research project of BSCSIF in cooperation with MEPEI: “Multiculturalism in the context of the modern globalizing world. The Romanian narrative on pluralism and diversity”.

The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF) together with the Middle East Political and Economic Institute (MEPEI) has launched the report “Multiculturalism in the context of the modern globalizing world. The Romanian narrative on pluralism and diversity”. This report is the result of the 6 month research …

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Financial support from the Istanbul Branch of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea in Turkey

On behalf of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, through the Istanbul branch office – International Centre for Support and Coordination of the Economic Cooperation – financial support was provided to the injured people and families of the innocent people who lost their life as a result …

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Statement of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea regarding the events in Turkey

The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (International Fund) with serious concern and anxiety followed the news of the military coup attempt of the Turkish government legitimately elected by the Turkish people in a democratic way. International Fund supports people and the elected government of Turkey in …

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Opening of the branch of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in Africa

On October 4, 2016, in Johannesburg city of the Republic of South Africa there was held opening ceremony of the branch of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (International Foundation) in Africa. The event was attended by prominent public figures of the South Africa, members of …

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The International Summer School in CROATIA, Sipan.

In the period June 28 – July 1, 2015, the Chief Coordinator of the central office of BSCSIF, Juia Akhunova participated in the annual 14th International Summer School in Sipan, Croatia, organized by the Atlantic Council of Croatia in cooperation with NATO PDD and International Institute for Peace (Vienna), represented by Mr. Peter Stania, member …

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11th Vienna Economic Forum – Vienna Summit 2014, Niederösterreich

On 24 November 2014 Dr. Akkan Suver, Vice-President of BSCSIF represented the Black Sea – Caspian Sea International Fund at the 11th Vienna Economic Forum – Vienna Summit 2014 that was held in Niederösterreich, Vienna. The President of Austria Dr. Heinz Fischer, Federal Chancellor of Austria, Werner Fayman, Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic, Prime …

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THE 6th EASTERN PARTNERSHIP CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM (EaP CSF), Batumi, Georgia, 20 – 21 November

Between 20-21 November 2014, BSCSIF Project Coordinator, Julia Akhunova participated in the sixth annual Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on behalf of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, being a full member of the EaP CSF with voting rights this year. 225 organizations were selected to …

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The Conference “6 Years of Austerity and the Impact on Collective Bargaining” 15th November 2014

The Conference “6 Years of Austerity and the Impact on Collective Bargaining” was held by European Lawyers for Workers Network in Paris, France in 15thNovember, 2014.Many important professors from the world’s leading universities and trade unions took part in the conference as speakers and shared their valuable thoughts and determinations regarding employees’ problems in the …

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Turkey-Lithuania Business Forum 9 December 2014 Istanbul, Turkey

Consulate of Lithuania in Istanbul and DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) hosted and organized Turkey-Lithuania Business Forum, in İstanbul Turkey on 9th of December.  The Secretary General of International Center for Support and Coordination for Economic Cooperation   Mr. Murat Teber and the board member Mrs. Elif Cagla Isik have attended the Business Forum on …

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Meeting between BSCSIF, ICSCEC and guests from South Africa held on 15 August 2014, in Istanbul, Turkey

On 15th of August 2014, representatives of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (the International Fund) and its International Centre for Support and Coordination of Economic Cooperation (ICSCEC) met with guests from South Africa in Istanbul to discuss possible directions for collaboration and common action.ICSCEC, where …

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Mr. Ashraf Shikhaliyev, Director of Azerbaijan International Development Agency, visits the Black Sea Caspian Sea International Fund Headquarters in Bucharest, Romania.

On July 18, 2014, Mr. Ashraf Shikhaliyev, Director of Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA), visited the Headquarters of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF) in Bucharest. The BSCSIF Executive Director, Ms. Alev Balgi, Project Coordinator, Ms. Julia Akhunova, Coordinator of the reasearch department, Ms Valentina Albu …

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Meeting held between BSCSIF, ICSCEC and UNDP IICPSD – Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development

On 23 June 2014, BSCSIF representatives participated in a meeting with the Director of the UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD), Ms. Simona Marinescu and its colleagues. The meeting, attended by Ms. Alev Balgi, Ms. Natalia Ciobanu and Mr. Farid Khalilov representing BSCSIF, aimed at identifying and developing potential joint projects …

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Meetings held between BSCSIF, ICSCEC and Universities

Between 2 and 23rd of June, BSCSIF and ICSCEC representatives Ms. Alev Balgi, Ms. Natalia Ciobanu and Mr. Farid Khalilov had a series of meetings with representatives of some of the most reputed universities in Turkey. Meetings were held in turn with Prof. Dr. Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Rector of Boğaziçi University, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Sabri Çelik, …

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Meeting held between BSCSIF, ICSCEC and DEİK – Foreign Economic Relations Board

On 20 June 2014, BSCSIF and ICSCEC representatives participated in a meeting with the Secretary General of Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK), Mr. Bahhri Can Çalıcıoğlu and DEIK Coordinator, Ms. Çağla Mazlum. The meeting took place at the premises of DEİK, where, on behalf of BSCSIF, its Executive Director, Ms. Alev Balgi presented the …

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Meeting held between BSCSIF, ICSCEC and TİKA – Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency

On 19 of June 2014 representatives of BSCSIF and its International Center for Support and Coordination of Economic Cooperation (ICSCEC) met in Ankara with the Vice President of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) to discuss possible directions for common action and cooperation. The meeting took place at TIKA’s premises, where Mr. Ali Maskan, Vice-President …

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Meeting held between BSCSIF, ICSCEC and GMF – The German Marshall Fund of the United States Ankara Office

On 19 of June 2014, Ankara Office of the German Marshall Fund (GMF) hosted the meeting between GMF Country Director, Mr. Özgür Ünlühisarcıklı and BSCSIF represenatatives – Ms. Alev Balgi, BSCSIF Executive Director, and Ms. Natalia Ciobanu, ICSCEC Project Coordinator. The meeting aimed at identifying common topics of interest between GMF and BSCSIF with the …

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Official visit of BSCSIF delegation to Minsk, Belarus

At the official invitation of the Belarussian side, on May 6, 2014, in Minsk has been held the meeting between H. E. Mr. Aleksandr Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus and the representatives of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF), Ms. Ismail Safi, President, Mr. …

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“Side by Side for the Black Sea” Training Course – a Young View on Old Problems

In times of socio-economic crisis, the Black Sea – Caspian Sea International Fund (BSCSIF) brings about solutions, by concluding the first step of an ambitious, though necessary answer to the issue of preventing water pollution – a Training Course on Capacity Development for Youth NGOs supported by European Commission through “Youth in Action” Programme. The …

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BSCSIF meets with FAO representatives to strengthen the cooperation in the region in areas of sustainable development

On 16 April 2014, representatives of BSCSIF had a meeting with the representatives of Subregional Office for Central Asia of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAOSEC) based in Ankara, with the purpose of exploring and discussing potential areas of collaboration that could be built in the future.  The meeting was attended by President …

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DEFINING THE CASPIAN: ASPIRATIONS, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

The Caspian is the largest inland body of water in the world, stretching from the shores of the Black Sea to the heart of Central Asia, it is a region rich in energy resources, with huge economic potential, and a meeting point between cultures and civilizations. Given the region’s geographic position between powerful states, for …

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Executive Director of BSCSIF attended the Fifth Conference of the Civil Society Organizations in the Islamic World

On 14-15 December 2013 Mrs. Curpedin-Balgi Alev, Executive Director of BSCSIF attended the Fifth Conference of the Civil Society Organizations in the Islamic World that was held in Istanbul. The Conference was attended by about 400 members representing 230 civil society organizations. H.E. Cevdet Yılmaz, Turkish Minister of Development, delivered the keynote speech at the …

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The executive director of BSCSIF attended the second annual forum on Business and Human Rights under the patronage of United Nations

On 2-4 December 2013, in Geneva, Switzerland Mrs. Curpedin-Balgi Alev , the executive director of BSCSIF attended the second annual forum on Business and Human Rights under the patronage of United Nations. The Forum was established by the Human Rights Council and is under the guidance of the UN Working Group on Business and Human …

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Adviser to the BSCSIF President for Economic Cooperation attended the Eurasian Business Forum in Turkey

On 12-15 December 2013 Mr. Mammadov Orhan, Adviser to the BSCSIF President for Economic Cooperation attended the Eurasian Business Forum in Turkey. Eurasia Economic Relations Association (Eco Eurasia) and Full Black Sea Industrialists’ Businessmen’s Associations (TÜKSİAD) organized the Eurasian Business Forum in Gebze, with the support of International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black …

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From the Caspian Sea to the Black Sea – a strategic view

On December 2, 2013, in the Gala Hall of the Marmara University, Istanbul, has been held the opening ceremony of the symposium “From Caspian Sea to the Black Sea – a strategic view”. The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea has been represented at the festive opening by …

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What exacerbates Karabakh conflict today? – Opinion by European expert – INTERVIEW

interview with Alev Curpedin-Balgi, Executive Director of Black Sea and Caspian Sea International Fund – Share, please, your thoughts on the prospects of Azerbaijan’s integration to Europe Azerbaijan’s geostrategic location enables it to engage in major regional initiatives and projects of global significance. Since, geographically Azerbaijan is located in a close neighborhood it serves as …

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University is taking its place in the international arena

n 7-8 November 2013, the Black Sea – Caspian International Fund brought together in the city of Rise rectors and academics representing universities from the countries of Black Sea basin. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University is taking its place in the international arena. This important event was organized under the signature of Dr. Ismail Safi, Istanbul …

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Meeting between the representatives of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea and European Policy Centre.

On November 27, 2013, in Brussels has been held a meeting between the representatives of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF) and European Policy Centre (EPC). The delegation of BSCSIF, consisting of Mr. Eldar Hasanov, Secretary General, Ms. Alev Balgi, Executive Director, and Ms. Julia Akhunova, …

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Baku International Humanitarian Forum

On October 31- November 1 2013, the Executive Director of the BSCSIF Mrs.Curpedin-Balgi Alev participate to the third Baku International Humanitarian Forum. 7 former Presidents, 13 Nobel Prize laureates, 7 Emeritus Professors, 107 world-famous public and political figures , 794 participants, representing 65 countries and 5 international organizations, took part in the Forum. The Forum …

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“New Security Challenges: perspectives from the West and from the East” First NATO/EU-SCO Think-Tank Meeting

On September 24, 2013, the National Military Circle from Bucharest hosted the first international meeting of think tanks from NATO, EU and Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States (SCO) with the theme “New Security Challenges: perspectives from the West and from the East”. The event was organized by the EURISC Foundation (European Institute for Risk, Security …

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Black Sea NGO Forum – 6th edition ”Building Sustainable and Effective Regional Cooperation”, 4th -6th September, 2013 – Bucharest, Romania

n the 4th of September, 2013, Ms Valentina Albu participated at the 6th edition of the Black Sea NGO Forum, ”Building Sustainable and Effective Regional Cooperation”, held in Bucharest. The Black Sea NGO Forum is an annual event which aims to create an open space for debate, mutual knowledge and understanding, communication and cooperation among …

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THE GRAND BSCSIF PRIZE FOR THE YEAR 2012 AWARDED TO H.E. BARONESS CATHERINE ASHTON

On August 30, 2013 Mr. Marius Opran, Director of the BSCSIF Brussels branch, has paid an official visit at the European External Action Service (EEAS) headquarters in Brussels in order to grant the Grand Prize for the year 2012 to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy/Vice-President of the European …

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Young Leaders of the Black Sea Forum – BSEC Youth Forum

During the period of 27-28 June, 2013, Ms. Valentina Albu, coordinator of the BSCSIF Research Centre in Bucharest, was invited to speak as guest panellist at the Young Leaders of the Black Sea Forum, held in Baku, Azerbaijan, under the aegis of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC). On 27th of June, the Forum’s …

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H.E. Eldar Hasanov, best Ambassador of the South-East and Central Europe in 2013

On the occasion of the last 28th ceremony of awarding the best managers and other successful men of the region, it was decided to grant the traditional and highly important award “Best Ambassador of the South-East and Central Europe in 2012” to H.E. Dr. Eldar Hasanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic …

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Mr. Vahid Aliyev, Lieutenant-general, visited the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea

On June 7, 2013, Mr. Vahid Aliyev, Lieutenant-general, the Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaidjan, Ilham Aliyev, visited the International Fund for Cooperation andPartnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF), during an official visit in Bucharest. Mr. Vahid Aliyev was accompanied by his deputies, Mr. Ramiz Tahirov and Mr. Elshad …

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BUCHAREST FORUM Levant, Cradle of Cultural Diplomacy Rediscovering the Mediterranean

During May 23 – 25, 2013, the Parliament House and the Bucharest National Library hosted the International Forum: „Levant, Cradle of Cultural Diplomacy: Rediscovering the Mediterranean”, organized by the Romanian Foundation for Democracy, in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, Senate and Chamber of Deputies of Romania, Government of Romania, Romanian Cultural …

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Visit of BSCSIF-President to Bucharest, 23 -27 May

During his visit to Romania, Dr. Akkan Suver visited the National Defense University Carol I. Dr. Suver was welcome by Commandant of the University, General Teodor Frunzeti, and presented his thanks to General Frunzeti for heaving joined the 16th Eurasian Economic Summit. Dr. Suver was informed about activity of the University.Dr. Akkan Suver also met …

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CYBERSECURITY – PRESENT AND PERSPECTIVES

On 26 of March 2013, theInternational Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (BSCSIF) organized the conference “Cyber Security in Romania – Present and Perspectives”, at Howard Johnson Hotel in Bucharest. The main topics were structured in two panels – ”Strategy and implementation” and ”Standards and trainings” – and …

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“New Security Dynamics in the Black Sea region”

The event “New Security Dynamics in the Black Sea region”, organized by the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, took place on March 21, 2013, in Howard Johnson Hotel, Bucharest. The invited speaker was Mr. Sergei Konoplyov, the Director of theHarvard Black Sea Security Program and US-Russia Security Program. …

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The 4th International Black Sea Development Congress, Regional Development Plan for the Eastern Black Sea Region, Regional Development Plans Symposium, October 31 – November 1, 2012, Rize, Turkey

The 4th International Black Sea Development Congress, DOKAP (Regional Development Plan for the Eastern Black Sea Region) and Regional Development Plans Symposium have been held in Rize between 31 October and 01 November. Many politicians, bureaucrats, scientists, members of non-governmental organizations and media representatives have attended the Symposium, which was organized by the Association to …

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“The Contemporary World Multilateral Dialogue: The Changing World And China In Development”, November 27-28, 2012, Beijing, China

Secretary General of the BSCSIF Branch in Istanbul, Mr. Tuğrul Veli, represented Turkey and our organization in the international meeting “The Contemporary World Multilateral Dialogue: The Changing World And China In Development”, which was held in Beijing in November 27-28, in cooperation with China Center for Contemporary World Studies and China Peace and Development Fund …

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The Contemporary World Multilateral Dialogue: The Changing World And China In Development”, November 27-28, 2012, Beijing, China

Secretary General of the BSCSIF Branch in Istanbul, Mr. Tuğrul Veli, represented Turkey and our organization in the international meeting “The Contemporary World Multilateral Dialogue: The Changing World And China In Development”, which was held in Beijing in November 27-28, in cooperation with China Center for Contemporary World Studies and China Peace and Development Fund …

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Youth Side Event, EAP CSF, 2-3 October, 2013, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

On 2-3 of October, 2013 Ms Valentina Albu represented BSCSIF at the Youth Side Event to the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The Youth Side Event was an initiative meant to encourage youth participation in the process of decision-making within the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, where BSCSIF is …

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The 5th Civil Society Forum of the Eastern Partnership “Together for a European Future

On October 4 and 5, 2013 the Black Sea Caspian Sea International Fund became a full participant, representing an EU member country, at the 5th General Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (CSF) “Together for a European Future”, held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The BSCSIF delegation attending the CSF consisted of Alev …

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Meeting between the Black Sea Caspian Sea International Fund and Romania-Turkey Business Women Association

On October 9, 2013, the headquarters of the Black Sea Caspian Sea International Fund in Bucharest hosted the meeting between the BSCSIF and Romania-Turkey Business Women Association in order to discuss the perspectives of further cooperation between the two organizations. Ms Birgul Senyuva, the president of the Association, Ms Alev Balgi, the executive director of …

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BSCSIF – observer at the 4th Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum 2012, Stockholm.

The end of the year 2012 was marked as well by the participation of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea as an observer in the 4th annual Civil Society Forum (CSF) of Eastern Partnership. Thereby, on the 29-30th of November 2012, Ms. Julia Akhunova, BSCSIF Project …

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Europe – Russia – Asia: Eurasian cooperation and the future idea of eurasianism

The international conference entitled “Europe – Russia – Asia: Eurasian cooperation and the future idea of eurasianism” was held in the period October, 3 – 7, 2012, in the city of Varna, Bulgaria. Representatives from 15 countries participated at the conference and presented reports on such topics as: processes and development related to Eurasian geopolitical …

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BSCSIF participation in exchange research program, September-December 2012, Baku

As part of a program of the International Development Agency under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, BSCSIF was invited to participate in Baku, to take part in a research project in collaboration with the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SAM). Therefore, on behalf …

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“Views on South Caucasus”, Bucharest, December 11, 2012

On December 11, 2012, the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (BSCSIF), together with the European Foundation Titulescu organized a round table on the topic “Views on South Caucasus” In the debate, moderated by Luiza Popa, representing BSCSIF, participated Ms. Paraschiva Bădescu, former OSCE Ambassador in the Balkans …

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“Bulgaria’s relations with Russia and the countries from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)”, December 6-7, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria

Secretary General of the BSCSIF Branch in Istanbul, Mr. Tuğrul Veli, attended the meeting entitled “Bulgaria’s relations with Russia and the countries from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)”, which was held by Russia and CIS Peoples Friendship Federation in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, in December 6-7. In the meeting, Mr. Tuğrul Veli delivered …

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BSCSIF at the Black Sea Non-Governmental Organizations Forum

On June 26, 2012, in Istanbul, the 20th Anniversary Istanbul Summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Heads of State or Government was held. It marked the 20th anniversary of the launching of BSEC at the Istanbul Summit, on June 25 1992. The event, which was hosted by the Republic of Turkey, …

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Side by Side for the Black Sea- finalist at Gala Voluntarilor

“Side by Side for the Black Sea” was among the five finalists for 2011’s Best Environmental Project award within Volunteer Gala in Romania. This was a nominee at national level along  the major projects undertaken last year in different fields of activity. The SBS project was represented at the Volunteer’s Gala by the complete project team: …

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The 5th International conference-symposium “Ecological chemistry – 2012”, Chisinau, March 2-3, 2012

In March, 2-3, 2012, the conference-symposium Ecological Chemistry – 2012 took place at the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova (ASM), and it was attended by more than 250 specialists from Europe, USA and CSI. The chairman of the conference – symposium was the President of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic …

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NGOs’ COOPERATION IN THE BLACK SEA – CASPIAN SEA REGION

On the 25th of April, 2012, the headquarters of the Black Sea- Caspian Sea International Fund hosted NGO Briefing that was organized in collaboration with the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Romania. The briefing was participated by distinguished Azay Guliyev, the Chairman of Azerbaijan-Romania Inter-parliamentary Working Group, and the Chairman of the Council of State Support …

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International Conference ”Early Recovery and Consequence Management in the Aftermath of Natural and Man-Made Disasters in the Greater Black Sea Area”, January 27-29, 2012, Bucharest.

On January 27-29, 2012, the Center for East-European and Asian Studies organized the international conference entitled ”Early Recovery and Consequence Management in the Aftermath of Natural and Man-Made Disasters in the Greater Black Sea Area”, in the framework of CRISHOPE Project, financed by the Black Sea Trust/German Marshall Fund. The conference was attended by Mihail …

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International Dialogue for Environmental Action, November 24 -26, 2011

In the period, November 24 -26, 2011, the members of the BSCSIF project team, Julia Akhunova and Roxana Raceu, took part in the International Camp of Ecologists, that was held in a picturesque Azerbaijani town, Gabala, under the moto “Role of young people in the ecological governance. Today and tomorrow”. The Conference was organized in …

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Black Sea NGO Forum 2010

In the period, 21 – 23 of October 2010, Roxana Raceu and Diana Ioana Calin, the BSCSIF experts, took part in the International Conference ELSEDIMA – “Environmental Legislation, Safety Engineering and Disaster Management”, hosted by the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of the University “Babes Bolyai”, Cluj Napoca. The event was organized by the University Babes …

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Conference “Research and analisys in the area of international relations and european studies”, Bucharest, November 17, 2011.

On the 17th of November, 2011, the International Black Sea-Caspian Sea Fund took part in the Conference “Research and analisys in the area of international relations and european studies”, organized by the Centre of European Policy, Romania, in collaboration with the Institute of political science and international relations, Romanian Academy and University Babes-Bolyai. This event …

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“Role of Poland and Romania in the implementation of conclusions of the 2nd Eastern Partnership Summit in Warsaw”, 28th of November, 2011

On the 28th of November, 2011, the seminar titled “Role of Poland and Romania in the implementation of conclusions of the 2nd Eastern Partnership Summit in Warsaw” was held in Bucharest. The Seminar was organized by the Embassy of Republic of Poland in Romania in cooperation with the Romanian Centre for European Policies. The seminar …

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The Black Sea NGO Forum 2012, 5th Edition „Participation and inclusion for responsible development in the Black Sea Region”, Bucharest.

During 24th-25th of October, the Romanian NGDO Platform (FOND), in partnership with the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Representation of the European Commission in Romania organized the fifth edition of the Black Sea NGO Forum, entitled “Participation and inclusion for responsible development”. International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and …

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Unreconciled Differences: Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan” by Scott Taylor

On the 9th of October, 2012, on the initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Romania the presentation of the book “Unreconciled Differences: Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan” by Scott Taylor, a Canadian writer, was organized in Bucharest. The Black Sea-Caspian Sea International Fund was represented on the event by …

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The 4th Business Forum of the Union of Black and Caspian sea Confederation of Enterprises, June 30 – July 2, 2011

In period June 30 – July 2, 2011 Georgian Entrepreneurs Confederation hosted the fourth Business Forum of the Union of Black and Caspian Confederation of Enterprises (UBCCE) in Batumi, Georgia. Out Fund was represented on the Forum by the Vice-President, Mr. Tamaz Berdze. The Business Forum was held under the moto “Business is becoming green” …

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4th International Investment Forum

Between 10th and 11th of November 2010, BSCSIF was the Informational Partner of the 4th International Investment Forum held in Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine. Forum was held under support of Zaporizhzhya Regional Council. Official Partner: Ernst&Young, Educational Partner: International Institute of Business MBA-Partner: International Management Institute (MIM-Kyiv), Informational Partner: International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the …

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International Conference “The politics of EU Eastern enlargement

ne,10-11, 2011 in the International Conference “The politics of EU Eastern enlargement”, which took place in Varna, Bulgaria. The conference, being the first cooperative project, was organized by Chernorizets Hrabar Free University of Varna in collaboration with the Diplomatic Institute of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Republic of Bulgaria and the International Fund for Cooperation …

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THE PRESENTATION OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM “FROM CASPIAN SEA TO DANUBE”

On the 5th of October, 2011 in Belgrade, Serbia, on the initiative of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, the presentation of the documentary film “From Caspian sea to Danube” was held; it is devoted to the glorious way of the “223rd Belgrade infantry division”, …

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National Conference on Environmental Law

On November 11, 2010, at the Ecological University of Bucharest, BSCSIF took part in the first “National Conference on Environmental Law” and the scientific session “The new codes in the evolution of Romanian law”, with the international participation of the Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences of the EUB. Specialists from universities and scientific research …

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5h World Youth Congress

Between July, 31 and August, 13, 2010, Diana Ioana Calin, member of the BSCSIF project team, participated at the 5th World Youth Congress held in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul hosted the 5th in the series of World Youth Congresses on Youth and Development, organized by Minstry of State from Turkey, E-Genclik Association, Peace Child International and …

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21st Century Higher Education, Leadership, Innovation and Human Capital Development

Between 8th and 10th of July 2010, BSCSIF participated, in the international conference and workshop on “21st Century Higher Education, Leadership, Innovation and Human Capital Development – Euro-Atlantic, Black Sea and Caspian Sea Area Studies”, held in Bucharest, ROMANIA. Bucharest hosted the international conference dedicated to the Black Sea and Caspian Sea area studies, on …

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The New NATO Strategic Concept – Perspectives and Opportunities

Black Sea Caspian Sea International Fund participated at the round-table “The New NATO Strategic Concept – Perspectives and Opportunities”, organized by the European Institute in Romania, on October 29th, 2010. The round-table was organized taking into consideration the debates raised upon the elaboration and adoption of the New NATO Strategic Concept (NSC). The efficiency and …

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Cooperation in Black Sea – Caspian Sea area in times of globalization. National perspectives

On October 25th, 2010 in Bucharest, ROMANIA, Black Sea Caspian Sea International Fund organized a panel entitled “Cooperation in Black Sea – Caspian Sea area in times of globalization. National perspectives” within the Conference “Towards enhancement of European energy supply: Azerbaijan in focus”. The main organizers of the conference were the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Romania and Azerbaijan – Romania Culture and Youth …

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International Conference “Ecologic Performance into a Competitive Economy”

On November 11, 2010, BSCSIF participated in the 3rd session of the International Conference “Ecologic Performance into a Competitive Economy”, which took place in Bucharest, Romania. The event was organized by the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (the Faculty of Agrifood and Environment Economics) in collaboration with: Moldovan Academy of Economic Studies, Romanian Academy, National …

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International Conference on “Environment, Maritime Resources and Pollution”

On November 12th, 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey, BSCSIF and Marmara Foundation organized the International Conference on “Environment, Maritime Resources and Pollution”. To the conference were invited heads of local governments, analysts, experts, university professors and representatives of research institutes from Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova, Kirghizstan Georgia. Conference was held under …

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