On 17 June 2021, the next high-level meeting of participants in the Berlin Process will take place at ministerial level. Due to the pandemic, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn will host this year’s meeting as a virtual conference.
Invited are the health ministers of the Western Balkan states Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, the EU Member States participating in the Berlin Process, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the Robert Koch Institute as well as the WHO Regional Office for Europe.
Ensuring and enhancing good communication and close exchange between the EU states and the Western Balkans is a common goal of the high-level participants. The meeting will focus on the highly relevant topic of framework conditions for travel in times of the pandemic.