The Balkan Economic Forum (BEF) is independent of any national government, political party or any other vested interest. It operates with an inclusive approach that respects universal human rights and recognises the potential of every individual to actively contribute to the achievement of tangible economic development for the social welfare of a region. 

With our Advisory Board members from all the Balkan countries, the Balkan Economic Forum focus is on the development and implementation of innovative strategies and creative solutions to the current economic challenges facing the Balkan countries to stimulate economic growth which, in turn, strengthens regional cooperation, peace and security.

In addition, the Balkan Economic Forum serves


To advance regional economic development by facilitating the creation of diverse investment opportunities with the participation of institutions that offer financial resources.


To promote sustainable employment growth, socio-economic stability, and the protection of natural resources on which certain industries, food security and public health depend through an awareness of ecological economics.


To engage academics, student associations and students in the fields of economics, business management, information technology, law, engineering and international affairs at leading Balkan universities, in programmes that promote multi-cultural cooperation, academic research and business model development to advance global competitiveness.


To promote international recognition of the Balkan identity by raising public awareness of the value and contribution made by Balkan countries to the wider European and global economies as well as to the preservation of its proud multi-cultural heritage.

The Balkan Economic Forum is a registered trade name with the European Union Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) under Registration No. L101F/013402367/27-10-2014.


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