News archive - Event Review: Round Table: Strengthening Research and Higher Education in SEE

A high-level round table and expert meeting organised by the Albanian Ministry of Education and Science with the support of the UNESCO Venice Office took place in Tirana on May 21 and 22, 2010.

The event gathered ministries and high-level representatives responsible for science and higher education from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the FYR of Macedonia, Greece, the Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey as well as representatives from other European countries and European and international organisations (such as the EU, RCC, ESF and COST).

The event’s main goal was to contribute to fostering regional and international cooperation to enhance the competitivenes of SEE countries in the European and international research arena. One of the key questions discussed was how bilateral agreements can be expanded to foster European and regional partnership in order to strengthen the performance and competitive basis of scientific research in SEE. The event was concluded with a Round Table of SEE Ministers responsible for Science and Higher Education.

Geographical focus
  • SEE
  • Western Balkans

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on June 24, 2010
Modified on June 24, 2010