Ljubljana Summit 2019

The fourth Summit and second Business Forum were held on 5−6 June, 2019 in Brdo and Ljubljana, Slovenia, and were hosted by President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor.

Along with the heads of states of the Member States (nine attended the Ljubljana Summit and three countries were represented by other high representatives), EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier and US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry attended the high-level meeting as representatives of the partner states.

The Ljubljana Summit reaffirmed the message of unity and equality regarding the future of the EU and the readiness of the participants to work toward a modern, sustainable and innovative Europe. The presidents and high-level representatives of the 12 participating states addressed the transitional and geopolitical challenges of the EU between the Baltic, Adriatic and Black Seas.

The Business Forum reaffirmed energy, infrastructure and digitalisation as essential areas of the Three Seas, with security, innovation and the environment as cross-cutting topics. The Priority Interconnection Projects Status Report was presented, with updates given on its progress. It was decided that the Progress Report will provide a periodic evaluation of the implementation of the Three Seas projects at future summits.

Joint Declaration

Ljubljana Summit Website

Photos by STA