NEXPO 2013 International Municipal Fair was organized from 25-27 September 2013 in Rijeka and Opatija, the Republic of Croatia under the motto “Paving the Road to EU Integration”. NEXPO 2013 brought together over 2000 participants from local governments, businesses and development agencies.

This largest SEE municipal event was concluded with a joint Declaration of all Mayors and elected representatives of the local and regional governments of South-East Europe, meeting at NEXPO. The Declaration re-affirms the commitment for a common European mission and future for the SEE and emphasizes the key role of local governments in the EU integration process.

Final NEXPO 2013 Declaration