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NEWS Today 07/25/08

01.06Black Sea Region: Challenges in XXI Century and Strategic Solutions

The Institute of Europe of Russian Academy of Sciences and New Eurasia Foundation will hold a conference "Black Sea Region: "Challenges in XXI Century and Strategic Solutions". The conference will take place in Moscow on June 14-17, 2008.
For more information please contact Dr. Alla Yazkova at READ MORE

01.06Symposium on Black Sea and Caspian Sea Security Issues III

National Defense Intelligence College and Georgian Ministry of Defense will host the Third Symposium on Black Sea and Caspian Sea Security Issues. The Symposium will take place in Batumi, Georgia on June 11-12. The previous two events were held in Washington, DC and Constanta, Romania. Participants will discuss existing threats, risks and challenges in the region.
For more information please contact Mr. Irakli Chichinadze at

14.02ICBSS launches an International Symposium on Black Sea

In line with its objectives to promote multilateral cooperation, to foster knowledge and dialogue in and around the wider Black Sea region, the ICBSS is launching an International Symposium as a forum for study and dialogue in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.

The 2008 ICBSS International Symposium will focus on �The Wider Black Sea Area in Perspective� and is to be held in partnership with the EU-Russia Centre, the Harvard Black Sea Security Program, NATO Public Diplomacy Division, and the University of the Aegean. It will take place on 1-6 July 2008 on the island of Kalymnos, Dodecanese, Greece.

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27.11Port Security: Identify Risks and Mitigate Threats

On October 1-2, 2008 SMi will organize in Barcelona an international conference on Port Security. 
Attend and learn how ports manage common and country-specific security challenges and how they integrate new technology to improve supply chain security. Discuss how port authorities, port operators, the private sector, customs and law enforcement professionals can improve cooperation.

Detailed presentations from Coast Guards, the US Department of Homeland Security and six European ports will help you understand the security threats in the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, North Sea and Atlantic Ocean. 

Meet representatives from the European Commission the International Maritime Organization for an update on the future of port security legislation; and identify opportunities for international cooperation. The event website can be viewed here:


05.10Black Sea Synergy

will organize an international conference on Black Sea Synergy on October 21-23. One of the primary aims of this three-day event is to bring together experts and key decision makers from all Black Sea countries as well as from the EU and the USA, in order to discuss possible future joint projects promoting Black Sea cooperation.

For more information please contact Mr. Andre Drewelowsky at andre@adenauer.kiev.ua


23.07The Sixth Harvard Black Sea Security Regional Workshop

By the initiative of Ukrainian Ministry of Defense the Harvard Black Sea Security Program Regional Workshop will take place in Kiev from September 23 - 27, 2007.  The primary topic of discussion will be Shared Concerns and Common Approaches to Black Sea and Caspian Sea Security.  The event will host participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States. 

For more details please contact Program Director Sergei Konoplyov at sergei_konoplyov@harvard.edu READ MORE

31.07ICBSS Task Force Meeting for a Joint Black Sea Strategy, Rhodes, 6-7 July 2007

International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) started a new initiative.  The Task Force is designed to meet periodically in order to ascertain the possibility of formulating a joint strategy for the development of the wider Black Sea area. A comprehensive strategy would set the framework for addressing regional priorities in the key fields of security and economic-social development.   Such an integrated strategy would mirror the needs and priorities of the region and propose means and mechanisms to address them while taking into consideration, among others, the opportunities and possibilities offered by the international community.


For more details please contact Ms Panayiota Paraskevopoulou at 


15.05Workshop: Civil society contribution to Black Sea regional security


Workshop on �Civil society contribution to Black Sea regional security: "Matching words with deeds� will take place in Bucharest, 10-11 July 2007. The workshop is organized by in partnership with Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the aegis of

For me information please contact Ms. Alina Doroftei at


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11.05How can the Black Sea Region contribute to improved global security?

The International conference "How can the Black Sea Region contribute to improved global security" will take place in Bucharest on 7-9 June 2007. The conference is organized by � IRSI in partnership with the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs Romania and the Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway under the aegis of


24.04Harvard program promotes Black Sea regional security

By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Devin L. Fisher, U.S. European Command Public Affairs

STUTTGART, Germany � More than 20 leading policy makers from the Black Sea region gathered here April 20 with senior U.S. officials to gain a deeper understanding of issues affecting the region and encourage problem solving in areas of common interest.
The Harvard Black Sea Security Program promotes a regional approach to addressing security issues �in a world that changes almost every week,� said program director Dr. Sergie Konoplyov of the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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Annual CD

Annual bulletin


Alexandros Yannis: The EU and Black Sea Region


Nadia Alexandrova-Arbatova: Regional Cooperation in the Black Sea Area in the Context of EU-Russia Relations


Krassimir Y. Nikolov: Europe on the Black Sea Shore: Opportunities and Challenges for Bulgaria

Lt.Gen. William Fraser III was appointed as assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to monitor progress on the "Road Map to Peace"

General Dan K McNeill assumed command of the International Security Assistance Force in 2007 following a tour of duty as Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command, the U.S. Army�s force generation command.
Alexandru  Cotoara -Nicolae  from Romania was   promoted to  Brigadier  General

MG Drago Lovric was appointed as Military Representative at the Croatian Mission to NATO

Mr. Mykola Kuliniyh was appointed as Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan



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