At the invitation of the German and Hungarian Foreign Ministers, Guido Westerwelle and János Martonyi, the conference tomorrow (23 November) brings together the chief diplomats of Southeast European countries in Berlin.
The Conference, founded by the Aspen Institute in 2008, provides the Ministers from the Western Balkan states and representatives of the Turkish and US Governments with a platform for a public discussion and a forum for confidential and informal debate on the current challenges facing Southeast Europe.
The Conference is to be opened by Foreign Ministers Guido Westerwelle and János Martonyi. Their counterparts and high-ranking panellists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey and the United States are also to attend.
The hosts are the Embassy of Hungary in Germany and the Director of the Aspen Institute Germany. The Federal Foreign Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary are cooperation partners.