South-Eastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG) - formation established by seven participating nations in order to contribute to the regional security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area

SEDM Ministerial Meeting, 16 Oct 19, Bucharest

The South-Eastern Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) Meeting Bucharest/Na 6, 16 October 2019

Ministers and representatives from SEDM Nations, the SEEBRIG Commander and observers from NATO HQ, UN Office in Belgrade, RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP/SEESAC) participated in the meeting chaired by H.E. Petro Koci. They focused on promoting enduring peace, stability and security in the region of Southeastern Europe (SEE) as well as the achievements of SEDM process.

The nations welcomed and expressed their good wishes to the new Na-1 Chairmanship and the new Chairman of SEDM-CC&PMSC. They also expressed deepest appreciation to Ambassador Elefterios ANGHELOPOULOS, the former Chairman of the SEDM-CC&PMSC and his Secretariat, for their valuable contribution in promoting the goals of SEDM process.

During the SEDM meeting, the SEEBRIG Commander BG Tudorică PETRACHE presented a summary of the SEEBRIG’s main activities since the last Ministerial Meeting in Belgrade, future activities, SEEBRIG’s documents pending for approval and other issues.

MPFSEE Ministers of Defence approved the HQ SEEBRIG Annual Plan for 2020, SEEBRIG’s Budget for the Fiscal Year 2020, the Medium Term Financial Plan 2020-2022, HQ SEEBRIG Action Plan Regarding Auditors Observations and the SOP 801 Amendments (Financial Administrative Procedures for Multinational Financing) and the new SEEDRO Concept.