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

The South-Eastern Europe Defense Ministerial (SEDM) Meeting, 17 November 2022, Sofia, Na-2

The SEDM meeting was held by SDEM-CC/PMSC Chairmanship in Sofia, on 17th of November 2022. Representatives from SEDM Nations, RACVIAC – Centre for Security Cooperation, Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations Development Program / Southeast and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapon (UNDP/SEESAC) and SEEBRIG HQ participated to the meeting.

The Meeting was chaired by the Chairperson of SEDM-CC/PMSC Mrs.Teodora GENCHOVSKA and focused on promoting enduring-peace, cooperation in South-Eastern Europe, enhance regional security, stability, good neighborly relations and contribution to preventing deterioration of security and strengthening the defense architecture, as well as the achievements obtained within the SEDM process.

During the SEDM meeting, the SEEBRIG Commander BG Evangelos MITROUTSIKOS presented a summary of the SEEBRIG’s main activities since the last Ministerial Meeting in Skopje, future activities, SEEBRIG’s documents pending for approval and various administrative issues. MPFSEE Ministers of Defense approved the HQ SEEBRIG Annual Plan for 2023, SEEBRIG’s Budget for the Fiscal Year 2023 and the Medium-Term Financial Plan 2023-2025.