Western Balkans - Harlem Désir’s participation in the Bled Strategic Forum (Slovenia, 5 -6 September 2016)

Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, was going to the Bled Strategic Forum on 5 and 6 September for the second year running.

This forum for debate and dialogue brings together more than 500 participants, politicians, economists and members of civil society, and was devoted to the security challenges in the Western Balkans and in Europe.

During his visit, M. Harlem Désir met Borut Pahor, President of Slovenia, Karl Erjavec, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Sanja Štiglic, Minister of State for European Affairs. He also had meetings with Ivica Dačić, Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lazăr Comănescu, the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Foreign Minister.