Announcing… Bled Strategic Forum 2021

We are happy to announce that the 16th edition of the Bled Strategic Forum will run between 1-2 September 2021 in Bled, Slovenia.

Follow the Bled Strategic Forum social media accounts and the hashtag #BSF2021 for all the updates about the BSF2021.


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.



Check out the Bled Strategic Forum 2020 video highlights!

Future Perfect Series EP 3 – NATO – Ready for 2030?

NATO – Ready for 2030? Missed the #FuturePerfectSeries discussion on the future of NATO, organized by the British Embassy Ljubljana, Centre for European Perspective – CEP and Bled Strategic Forum – BSF?   In the third event of the Future Perfect series, the...
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BSF2021 to run between 1st and 2nd September 2021

As co-organizers of the Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), we are pleased to announce that the 16th edition of the Bled Strategic Forum will run between 1st and 2nd September 2021 in Bled, Slovenia. Due to the still ongoing situation with the COVID-19, the organizational...
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FP E3: NATO – Ready for 2030?

British Embassy Ljubljana, Centre for European Perspective – CEP and Bled Strategic Forum – BSF are pleased to invite you to the third event in the FUTURE PERFECT series titled:   NATO – Ready for 2030?   Thursday 4 February 2021, 12.00 p.m. to 13.00 p.m. (CET)...
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COP26 and COVID-19 – British and Slovenian experts debate the pandemic’s impact on climate change.

COVID-19 remains top priority for governments worldwide. What does this mean for climate change?    With one year to go before major UN climate change conference COP26 in Glasgow, the British Embassy, Centre for European Perspective and Bled Strategic Forum...
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“Will the last person to leave, turn off the lights? Tackling demographic challenges in the Western Balkans”

On 4 March 2020, Jable castle hosted a group of some 40 experts, practitioners, state officials, diplomats, students and civil society representatives to discuss demographic challenges of the Western Balkan (WB) countries in the context of brain drain and possibility...
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Youth as a (Future) (Re)Source – Preparatory Event Leading to Young BSF

Centre for European Perspective has together with Bosnia and Herzegovina Association for United Nations and supported by International Visegrad Fund, organized a 2-day event that opened the floor to youth and civil society of the Western Balkans, V4 and EU, giving...
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The Young Bled Strategic Forum (Young BSF) is an annual conference bringing together young leaders to engage in lively discussion and develop out-of-the-box solutions to some of the most pressing world issues. The Young BSF model has been growing and changing and has...
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CEP and Bled Strategic Forum have supported Salient – Youth Conference titled “The Transatlantic Divide”

Centre for European Perspective has together with Bled Strategic Forum supported Salient – Youth Conference titled “The Transatlantic Divide” The Salient conference has always been about great content delivered in innovative ways. This year they have taken their...
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First annual forecasting event “EU and Western Balkans in 2019”

  Bled Strategic Forum Secretary General took part in First annual forecasting event “EU and Western Balkans in 2019”, held in Belgrade. Event, organised by European Fund for the Balkans, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and European Western...
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BSF representatives at the MED Dialogues

BSF representatives, BSF Programme Director Ambassador Mirošič and Young BSF Programme Director Ms Muherina, have participated at MED – Mediterranean Dialogues, which is the annual high-level initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and...
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