bseclogoClaudiu-Nicolae Sonda
(Postgraduate student in the M.A. Program - the International and European Relations- in the Linkoping University, Sweden)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication Date: 15 November 2014

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. These are the eleven original Founding Members who by signing on 25th June 1992 the Istanbul Summit Declaration and the Bosphorus Statement gave birth to the Black Sea Economic Cooperation . This project transformed into a fully-fledged international organization on May 1, 1999 with the entry into force of the BSEC Charter, and it reached the size it has today (12 members) in 2004 with the accession of Serbia .... Read more