Warsaw Summit 2017

The second Summit of the Three Seas Initiative was held on July 6, 2017 in Warsaw, Poland, and was hosted by the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda.

Out of twelve, ten Three Seas countries were represented by heads of state (two by other high level representatives). Additionally, the Three Seas high level meeting was attended by the United States President Donald Trump.

The Warsaw Summit provided a strong political and promotional base for the further activities of this regional format. Among other things, it reaffirmed the commitment to strengthen unity of the EU, develop and integrate transport connections of the region into the trans-European (TEN-T) network, as well as to implement the EU’s Energy policy objectives. At the Summit the first list of the Three Seas joint economic projects was adopted and the need to promote its business character was emphasized. The Presidents and high representatives of the twelve member states defined the main principles of the cooperation within the initiative and decided on establishing the Three Seas Business Forum as a platform of economic cooperation in the region.

During the Warsaw Summit the United States pledged strong support and willingness to cooperate within the Three Seas as a partner state. By extension, the Summit reaffirmed the strategic significance of the transatlantic cooperation.​

Joint Declaration