Bled Strategic Forum 2022

Bled Strategic Forum is the leading international conference in Central and South-Eastern Europe, which has, for the last sixteen years, been an inclusive platform bringing together a diverse structure of people from diplomacy, politics, business, private and public sector, and academia, in order to discuss Europe’s key challenges of the 21st century.

The 17th edition of the Bled Strategic Forum under the title The Rule of Power or Power of Rules? took place between 29 and 30 August 2022 in Bled, Slovenia.

Learn more about the Bled Strategic Forum HERE.

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LATEST NEWS

Young Bled Strategic Forum 2022 to discuss the challenges our democracies face

11th edition of the Young Bled Strategic Forum, held between 26 and 28 August entitled 'Democracy fit for the new age', will focus on the discussions regarding challenges our democracies face in response to the transformation of our societies. Thirty-six young people...

17th Bled Strategic Forum on Ukraine and the crisis of the multilateral world

The focus of this year's Bled Strategic Forum, which will be held between 29 and 30 August under the title 'The rule of power or the power of rules', will be the discussions about the repercussions of Russian aggression against Ukraine and the crisis of...

‘Western Balkans: Where do we go from here?’ video out

On Tuesday, 5 June the Bled Strategic Forum and the Centre for European Perspective were honoured to host the discussion with H. E. Dr Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, President of the Republic of Kosovo and Mr Vojko Volk, State Secretary for International Affairs from the Office...

Bled Strategic Forum roundtable discussion – Aggression on Ukraine: Lining up the West

    Yet again history makes its mark on Europe.   The war in Ukraine, instigated by Russia, will have a lasting impact on European security. The conflict, which has broader geopolitical implications, could signal a beginning of growing instability in various other...

March 15 – Aggression on Ukraine: Lining up the West

Bled Strategic Forum, Centre for European Perspective and the Atlantic Council cordially invite you to a discussion   Aggression on Ukraine: Lining up the West                                                                      15 March 2022, 10.00 CET Zoom &...

BSF Conference Report now out!

We invite you to read the recently released BSF 2021 Conference Report with an overview of the events, discussions, and issues tackled at the Bled Strategic Forum 2021 and Young Bled Strategic Forum 2021.   The 16th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) took place on 1 and 2...

Bled Strategic Forum 2021: Mission accomplished and a “Thank you” note

Bled Strategic Forum 2021 has come to its end, but its vision still echoes among us to this day. After such a resonating event it is not easy to put all the feelings into words but what can be said is that this year everyone has truly outdone themselves – Bled...

Bled Strategic Forum 2021: Future of Europe

The 2021 edition of Bled Strategic Forum will take place between 1st and 2nd of September in Bled under the title “Future of Europe”. It will for the 16th time and in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in...

Uvertura v prihodnost, Akt III: Širitev EU in razvijanje odnosov z vzhodnim in južnim sosedstvom

Blejski strateški forum ter Center za evropsko prihodnost vabita na okroglo mizo z naslovom  Uvertura v prihodnost, Akt III: Širitev EU in razvijanje odnosov z vzhodnim in južnim sosedstvom  Četrtek, 17. junij ob 11.00  Registriraj se tu* *Do zapolnitve...

Applications for Young BSF 2021 now open!

Applications for the Young Bled Strategic Forum now open! Are you a young leader between 18 and 35 years old? Striving to make a positive impact in your community, country or the world? Then read on and don't forget to apply for the Young Bled Strategic Forum 2021!...

BLED STRATEGIC TIMES

Bled Strategic Forum strives to give a voice to differing positions, views & understandings of the topics that require the attention of the wider international community.

In 2017, BSF offered another platform to give a voice to differing positions – the official gazette: Bled Strategic Times (BST).

The gazette Bled Strategic Times offers an additional platform alongside the Bled Strategic Forum to voice the positions on diverse topics to political leaders, thinkers, business representatives and academics.

THE STORY OF BSF

In 2006, the Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) was launched with a vision to bring together decision-makers from different fields, to encourage open debate on contemporary political, security and development challenges, and to search for new ideas and solutions.

Bled Strategic Forum is a project of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia. It is organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and the Centre for European Perspective.

In all the years since, we have had the privilege of meeting many new friends and partners and have built new relationships in many different fields. The complex and interdisciplinary challenges of today’s globalised world require comprehensive solutions, which the BSF and its participants have never been afraid of bringing up and discussing. As such, the BSF gives a voice to differing positions, views and understandings of the topics that require the attention of the wider international community.

With the ever-changing global situation, the BSF remains determined to strive towards innovative thinking and forward-looking visions. It is our hope that the Forum will continue to grow, evolve and influence various policy agendas and solutions of tomorrow.

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