Central European Initiative (CEI)


The Central European Initiative (CEI) includes 18 member states – Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Ukraine, Hungary, Croatia, Montenegro and the Czech Republic.

The Republic of Bulgaria is a full member of CEI as of 1 June 1996.

The priority objectives of the Central European Initiative are the development of cooperation between the countries of Central, Southeast and Eastern Europe, support for European integration and preparation of member states to join the EU. CEI encourages and supports the transition process in the Member States through the development of regional cooperation on issues of mutual interest.

For further information: http://www.ceinet.org/content/enterprise-development-including-tourism