Cultural Corridors of South East Europe

Opatija Summit , June 2006



The Opatija summit has shown that Southeast European countries can and want to cooperate not only in political affairs but in culture as well, Croatian President Stjepan Mesic said in his closing statement at the Summit "Communication of Heritage: A new Vision of South-eastern Europe".

The meeting on cooperation of South East European countries in the protection of cultural heritage raised into a vivid dialogue between the participants. The summit was attended by Heads of State of Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro and the chairman of Bosnia-Herzegovina's three-man presidency, ministers from Serbia and Turkey, a Romanian state secretary and the ambassadors of Greece and Slovenia in Croatia, as well as the UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Terry Davis.

Information source: official website of the President of the Republic of Croatia