The Workshop for Young Diplomats from the BSEC Member States is a joint initiative by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Turkey (KAS) in cooperation with the Permanent International Secretariat of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC PERMIS). The Workshop aims to increase the awareness of participants on the importance of regional cooperation in the Black Sea area and contribute to the enhancement of mutual respect and confidence among the future foreign policy-makers of the BSEC Member States. Furthermore, through its interactive sessions, the Workshop aims to expand participants’ knowledge on the potential of the BSEC Organisation to constructively identify and harmonize the shared economic interests of its Member States. The 4th Edition of the Workshop for Young Diplomats from the BSEC Member States focused on “The Importance of Tourism for the Economies in the Black Sea Region”. It was held in Tirana, Albania, on 6 - 9 October 2021. The present "Food-for-Thought Paper" includes concrete ideas to boost effective regional cooperation in tourism in the Black Sea Area, as proposed by the Young Diplomats in an interactive simulation session during the Workshop.
The full edition is available HERE