Summit Declaration

The 25th Anniversary Summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation has ended on 22 May 2017 with the adoption of the Summit Declaration by all BSEC Member States. For the text of Declaration, please click

Summit Declaration underlines, inter alia, the desire of BSEC Member States to turn the Black Sea region into a zone of peace, stability and prosperity.

Following the adoption of the Summit Declaration, H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, has held a press conference and informed the members of the media about the conclusions of the BSEC Summit.

During the Summit, H.E. Binali Yıldırım, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, has hosted the Heads of Delegations at a lunch in Dolmabahçe Palace. Many bilateral meetings were also organized between BSEC Member States."


BSEC Committee of Senior Official meet to discuss summit declaration

Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) meet from 18 to 20 May to discuss the Joint Declaration of the 25th Anniversary Summit of the Organization. After the CSO, BSEC Council of Ministers will take up and agree on the Summit Declaration which will then be submitted to the approval of the BSEC Leaders during the Summit meeting on 22 May. H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will announce the content of the Summit Declaration during a Press Conference which is scheduled at 13:00 on 22 May following the Summit.


Advance Teams Visit on 16 May

Advance Teams of delegations which will be attending the 25th Anniversary Summit of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization will visit the Summit Venue and be briefed by the Turkish BSEC Chairmanship-in-Office on 16 May 2017. The program will start at 10:00 in the Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center.

Those delegations who wish to join the Advance Teams visit should inform the Turkish Chairmanship about the names and titles of their representatives via e-mail: info@bsec25turkey.org.tr


BSEC Summit Accreditations Start on 5 May

Accreditations for Black Sea Economic Cooperation Summit has started on Friday, 5 May 2017. Delegates are kindly requested to complete their accreditations through their Delegation Accreditation Officers (DAOs) until 14 May. For further information on delegates' accreditations, please send an email to delegateacc@bsec25turkey.org.tr

Press Accreditations will also be available online until 12 May. Members of the press can apply for their accreditations online on this website by filling out a form. For further information on press accreditations, please send an email to pressacc@bsec25turkey.org.tr

For general inquiries about the BSEC Summit, please send an email to info@bsec25turkey.org.tr

For inquiries related to press, please send an email to press@bsec25turkey.org.tr