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BSEC at a glance

BSEC 25 June, 1992

The Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) came into existence as a unique and promising model of multilateral political and economic initiative with the signing of the Istanbul Summit Declaration and the Bosphorus Statement by the Heads of State and Government of the countries in the region, on 25 June 1992.

With the entry into force of its Charter on 1 May 1999, BSEC acquired international legal identity and was transformed into a full-fledged regional economic organization - the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation. More...


Message of the Secretary General

Dear visitor, welcome to our website!
In our quest to better inform you on what the BSEC Organization is doing and stands for, we completely renovated our website and transformed it to a simpler, user-friendly one.

As you know, BSEC is the oldest and most mature Organization in the geostrategic region that connects three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa; it promotes the economic relations among its thirteen Member States and beyond, offering throughout its existence a useful platform for cooperation in various fields.

We hope that the information contained in our web-pages will give you an accurate and comprehensive picture of the activities the BSEC Organization is involved in, yet if you require more detailed data please do not hesitate to contact us accordingly.

In any case, we value and welcome any comments or views you might have and are eager to respond to them. Sincere regards,

By Ambassador

Michael B. Christides