Romania to host for two days the ‘Three Seas Initiative Summit’. EC President Jean Claude Juncker will deliver a speech

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker (photo), nine heads of state, two national parliaments’ speakers, a prime minister, a foreign affairs minister, and US Energy Secretary Rick Perry will take part in Bucharest, on September 17-18, to the third ‘Three Seas Initiative Summit’, hosted by President Klaus Iohannis.

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker will deliver a speech on Tuesday.

President Juncker will deliver a speech on Tuesday at the Summit plenary session, entitled ‘An initiative with solutions – key projects for interconnections in the energy, transport and digital fields. The Three Seas Initiative Summit, a catalyst for EU cohesion and convergence and for strengthening the transatlantic link’. European Commissioner Corina Cretu will accompany the President and will attend the Business Forum organized at the summit, the European Commission has informed.

On the Summit’s sidelines, Romexpo will host, under the patronage of President Klaus Iohannis, the first edition of the Three Seas Initiative Summit Business Forum, co-organized by the Presidential Administration of Romania and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, in cooperation with the Atlantic Council of the United States and the National School of Political and Administrative Studies.

President Iohannis will open the Business Forum on Monday, September 17, and will then take part to a presidential plenary session with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen and European Commissioner for Regional Development, Corina Cretu.

Monday evening, President Iohannis will host at Cotroceni Palace a cultural event dedicated to the Centenary of Modern Romania and a gala dinner.

On Tuesday, September 18, the Summit Plenary Session will be moderated by President Klaus Iohannis. Later, the head of state will have press statements with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, and with US Energy Secretary Rick Perry.


Alexander Van der BellenAndrzej Dudabusiness forumcorina cretuenergy secretaryEuropean CommissionEuropean Commissioner for Regional Developmentjean-claude junckerklaus iohannisKolinda Grabar-KitarovicMateusz MorawieckiRick Perrythree seas initiative summit
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