2BS FORUM – BUDVA, MONTENEGRO
PLATFORM FOR POLITICAL, EXPERT AND CONSTRUCTIVE DISCUSSION
The 2BS (To Be Secure) Forum is a leading politico-security forum in Southeast Europe (SEE) that has been shaping national, regional, and international security frameworks since its inception in 2011. As the flagship event of the Atlantic Council of Montenegro, it provides an exceptional and unique platform for prominent political figures, as well as international organizations representatives, academia, security experts, business leaders, renowned global think tanks, NGO experts and innovators to generate ideas and solutions to effectively tackle and overcome the prevailing global challenges pertaining to security and stability.
The 2BS Forum program combines a range of events to foster dialogue, collaboration, and problem-solving among participants from diverse backgrounds and sectors. In addition to the main sessions – panel discussions, there are various thematic side events and exclusive brainstorming sessions aimed at promoting action in urgent crises and planning long-term strategies, such as bilateral, ministerial, business-to-business and private meetings.
effective strategies for political, security, and digital challenges
Euro-Atlantic integrations: dedication to peace, stability and cooperation
The 2BS forum encourages strategic approaches, while also cultivating stronger connections among participants. Instead of delivering one-sided presentations, the speakers engage in dynamic panel discussions that actively encourage interactive dialogue with the audience.
By bringing together heads of state and government, ministers, parliamentarians and diplomats, international organizations representatives, academics and security experts from both sides of the Atlantic, the 2BS Forum facilitates discussions on global trends and challenges. Over the years, the 2BS Forums guests of honor have included Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Mircea Geoană, Borut Pahor, Stevo Pendarovski, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Gabriel Escobar, Miroslav Lajčak, John McCain, Damon Wilson, Tonino Picula, Vladimir Bilčík, Sir Stuart Peach, and countless other.
Moreover, the 2BS Forum receives substantial international media coverage from renowned outlets such as BBC, Euroactiv, RSE, Euronews, Al Jazeera, and Politico, among others. Journalists from more than 20 countries and live broadcasting ensure that the 2BS Forum outcomes consistently reach a global audience.
Working languages: English, Montenegrin, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian.