"Bridging Perspectives for a Shared Future" at AUBGApril 07, 2008
80 students and faculty representing 17 Universities from Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania and Serbia took part in the conference organized by students from the American University in Bulgaria. The conference Bridging Perspectives for a Shared Future took place on the AUBG campus on April 4-6, 2008. The honorary speaker at the Opening Ceremony of the conference was Dr. Solomon Passy, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria.
This conference is a pioneer student initiative aiming to establish university relations between universities in the region and to build network for future academic and social cooperation . During the conference, students and professors from each university had the chance to establish both formal and informal relations with students and professors from different universities, discussed students involvement and their role in society, as well as shared thoughts on political and economic developments of the region.
Among the participants were: American College of Thessaloniki (Greece), American University in Kosovo, Belgrade University (Serbia), Economics University Moldova, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara (Romania), St.Cyril and Methodius University Skopje (Macedonia), University of Bucharest (Romania), University of Tirana (Albania), etc.