Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel will participate in the Bled Strategic Forum27 August 2023 Diplomatic Calendar
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel will take part in the annual Strategic Forum in Bled, Slovenia, on 28—29 August. Together with the foreign ministers of Croatia and Hungary, the ministers for European affairs of Sweden, France, Portugal and Slovenia, as well as representatives of non-governmental organisations, she will discuss the prospects for the European Union, the current challenges and the opportunities for optimising the decision-making processes in the Union.
The theme of the strategic forum is ‘Solidarity for Global Security’ and its focus will include energy, food, water and cyber security.
During the event, Deputy Prime Minister Mariya Gabriel will also hold a number of bilateral meetings, including with Helga Schmid, Secretary General of the OSCE, with Dunja Mijatović, European Commissioner for Human Rights, with French Secretary of State for European Affairs Laurence Boone and with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó.