UK government experts hold first international communications academy in South East Europe

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Budva, 15 October 2016 – The Communication Academy delivered by managers of the UK Government Communications Service and attended by senior government communicators from nine countries of South East Europe took place in Budva, Montenegro on 13-14 October 2016. The Communications Academy, the first of its kind in this region of Europe, was organised by SEECOM, South East Europe’s association of public sector communicators, based in Budva, Montenegro, with the support of the British Embassy Podgorica. During the intensive two-day training programme, government communications managers from South East Europe learned about the UK Government’s advanced methodology and best practices in … Continued

SEECOM 2016 annual conference takes place in Brussels

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Brussels, 7 October 2016 – Senior public communicators from South East Europe met with their peers from across Europe, EU officials and civil society activists at the 4th SEECOM conference “Public Dialogue for a Common European Future”, taking place in Brussels on 6-7 October 2016. The conference debated public communication perspectives and dialogue-driven solutions to a number of pressing, transnational and national, social and economic issues affecting the region of South East Europe and Europe as a whole. The event was organised by SEECOM, South East Europe’s public communication association and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Media Program South East Europe, in cooperation … Continued

SEECOM 2015 conference in Sofia: EU Delegation Chief in Bulgaria re-elected SEECOM Chairman

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Sofia, Bulgaria, September 20th 2015 – More than 60 experts in the fields of government communications and public diplomacy gathered at the 4th South East Europe Government Communication Conference – SEECOM 2015, which took place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 18-20 September 2015. The conference was organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Program South East Europe and SEECOM, the professional association of senior public sector communicators from 13 countries of South East Europe, based in Budva, Montenegro. In his written address to conference participants, the President of Bulgaria, Mr Rosen Plevneliev, expressed his support for SEECOM’s mission and efforts to advance … Continued

Digital Comms Conference in Sofia: Defending European values on the Web

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Around 80 leading communication experts of state institutions from 25 countries met in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 26 and 27 March, to discuss the most pressing challenges and opportunities of online communications. The Conference on Digital Communication received high level political support and was co-organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Program South East Europe and the Club of Venice, in partnership with the Brussels-based Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies and SEECOM. Top of the agenda was defence of European values on the Web. “While the dawn and initial excitement of the digital era are behind us and we have all … Continued

Government of Montenegro adopts project initiated at SEECOM2014 conference

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Podgorica, 9 November 2014 – The Montenegrin Government has officially endorsed the project entitled “Public Administration Tailored to Needs of Citizens and Businesses”, introducing an online platform for citizens, businesses, civil society organisations and public authorities to discuss ways to cut red tape in local and central administration. The project was initiated at SEECOM2014 conference in Budva, Montenegro on 27 September 2014, by conveying the UK government’s experience of developing and managing the Red Tape Challenge initiative. “This will be a way for civil society and public sector to work together to formulate public policies and the whole project will be managed by members … Continued

SEECOM 2014 conference ends in Montenegro

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Good communication as driving force behind effective social dialogue and citizen engagement Budva, September 28th 2014 – Good public sector communication that fosters meaningful dialogue between public authorities and civil society and enables citizens to actively participate in policies is invaluable for the development and progress of the countries of South East Europe, said participants in the 3rd South Eastern Europe Public Sector Communication Conference SEECOM 2014 which concluded in Budva today. The SEECOM 2014 conference brought together senior public sector communicators from ten countries of the region, as well as some of the most prominent communication experts and practitioners … Continued