PABSEC participation in the 10th International Black Sea Symposium on “The Black Sea – Silk Road corridor: Building bridges of cooperation”, Athens, Greece, 6-7 March 2019
The 10th International Black Sea Symposium on “The Black Sea – Silk Road corridor: Building bridges of cooperation” was organized by the International Center for Black Sea Studies in Athens, Greece, on 6-7 March 2019.
PABSEC Deputy Secretary General Mr. Miltiadis Makrygiannis attended the Conference.
The speakers highlighted the role of the Black Sea countries and assessed the different levels of engagement, from international to national and regional, and identified challenges, opportunities, and best practices of cooperation along the Black Sea-Silk Road corridor.
Special emphasis was placed on the following topics:
· Business opportunities & Connectivity: Belt and Road Initiative, infrastructure, trade, transport and logistics, maritime activities, tourism.
· Economic & policy challenges: economic transformations, policy and institutional reforms.
· Sustainable economic activity: stimulating investments while promoting the conservation of the route’s natural and cultural heritage.