The Carpathian Convention, a significant international event, took place in Belgrade on October 12 and
13. We are pleased to announce that our team played a key role in organizing this high-profile gathering,
attended by numerous representatives from the United Nations.
During the Seventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention (COP7) in
Belgrade, Serbia assumed the presidency. This event also commemorated the twenty-year anniversary
of the convention's signing by seven countries in the Carpathian region – the Czech Republic, Slovakia,
Poland, Romania, Hungary, Ukraine, and Serbia. The Carpathian Convention, established in 2003 by
these seven countries, aims to safeguard the natural and cultural heritage of the region while advancing
sustainable development in the Carpathians.
Noteworthy participants included Plamena Halačeva, Deputy Ambassador of the European Union to
Serbia; Françoise Jacob, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Serbia; Elizabeth Maruma
Mrema, Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Harald
Egerer, Head of the Carpathian Convention Secretariat; and Ministers of Environment from the seven