NATO Parliamentary Assembly in co-operation with the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, will organise the 96th Rose-Roth Seminar & Sub-committee on Transition and Development on "The Western Balkans: Past Misperceptions, Current Challenges and Future Endeavours", in the period 7-9 November 2017, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The meeting will be attended by Mr Branimir Gvozdenović and Mr Obrad Mišo Stanišić, members of the Permanent Delegation of the Parliament of Montenegro in the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
96th Rose-Roth Seminar & Sub-committee on Transition and Development of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, will gather more than a hundred participants, parliamentarians from NATO member states, associate and partner countries, senior officials form the host country, in the most part and representatives of international organisations, non-governmental sector, universities and representatives of public opinion.
Seminar on "The Western Balkans: Past Misperceptions, Current Challenges and Future Endeavours", will in the most part be dedicated to informing participants and developing a discussion on current issues, such as: Perspectives on the Security Order and Euro-Atlantic integration in the Western Balkans; recent developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia; populism, nationalism and "fake news" and challenges to strengthen democracy in this regard.
The thematic discussions during the Seminar are planned to be dedicated also to the issues of migration and their consequences on the societies of the Western Balkans and economic opportunities in this area.
The main goal of this NATO Parliamentary Assembly meeting is to provide a forum and facilitate dialogue at the parliamentary level on security issues between the main NATO lawmakers and their counterparts from partner countries and provide participants with current information from the subject area.