Institute for National and International Security in cooperation with MPs group of the Serbian Parliament held on 29.03.2019., International round table between the Peoples Republic of China, Republic of Romania, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Northern Macedonia and Republic of Greece, on the subject of academic – scientific cooperation and risk assessment on Silk road. The opening of the round table began with greetings speech from prof. dr Bojan Tubić, the deputy of the Minister, on behalf of Mladen Šarčević, Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

In goodwill for further cooperation, the Memorandums of Cooperation were signed between INIS, from Belgrade, Serbia and The National University for Political and Administrative Studies, from Bucharest, Romania, and also between INIS, from Belgrade, Serbia and Faculty of Political Science, Philosophy and Science of Communication from West University of Timisoara, Romania.

After the signing of Memorandums Prof. dr Zoran Dragisić, member of National Parliament of Serbia, held a speech in which he expressed his gratitude for all participants that took interest to be a part of the International round table and was grateful for opening of further cooperation and mutual agreements and for support about the problems that may occur on organization of Silk Road initiative and about current problems on initiative One belt One road and also on initiative 16+1.

Next speaker was Prof. dr Marilen Gabriel Pirtea, Rector of the West University of Timisoara and Vice President of the Parliament of Romania followed by Prof. dr. Zoran Dragišić, member of Parliament of Serbia, Deputy Dean on Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade.

Afterward, the presentation was held by Prof. dr XU Mingqi, General Director of the Centre for European studies, Shanghai Academy for Social Science, from Shanghai, the People Republic of China, who was given a special award for his contribution on cooperation with INIS.

Prof. dr Liliana Popescu Bîrlan, Vice-Rector of the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration Studies, Bucharest, Romania, member of INIS, who was also given a special award for her contribution on cooperation with INIS, after holding her speech.

In the continuation of the event following participants presented their lectures:

- Prof. dr Florim Lobont, Dean of Faculty of Political Science, Philosophy and Communication technology, West University of Timisoara, Romania

- Prof. dr Darko Dimovski, Faculty of Law, University of Niš, Serbia, member of INIS

- Prof. dr Vasko Stamevski, Faculty of Law, University Justinijan I, Skoplje, North Macedonia, member of INIS

- Prof. dr Predrag Cvetković, Faculty of Law, University of Niš, Serbia, member of INIS

- Prof. dr Miomira Kostić, Faculty of Law, University of Niš, Serbia, member of INIS

- Prof. dr Darko Trifunović, Director of Institute for National and International Security INIS

- Prof. dr Zoran Rakić, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade

- Prof. dr Miljan Knežević, Vice Dean of Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade

After a short break, the program continued with lectures of the following participants:

- Prof. dr Andrija Blanuša, Dean of Faculty of law, University Megatrend, Belgrade

- Prof. dr Vasko Stamevski, Faculty of law, international Slavic University, G.R. Derzhavin, Sv. Nikole – Bitola, Northern Macedonia

- Prof. dr Branislav Todorović, Senior Research Associate at Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Athens, Greece.

All participants have presented ways for future cooperation in all areas regarding the Silk Road Initiative and hoping to make our connections and cooperation even stronger.

During the lunch break, special meeting was organized in the building of National Parliament of Serbia. The hosts of the meeting were: Prof. dr Vladimir Marinkovic Deputy President of National Parliament of Serbia and founding member of INIS and Prof. dr Aleksandra Tomić, member of National Parliament of Serbia, Chairman of the Committee of Finance and Budget, together with Prof. dr Marilen Gabriel Pirtea, Rector of the West University of Timisoara and Vice President of the Parliament of Romania, and prof. dr Darko Trifunovic, Director of INIS. During the meeting discussion was held on Romanian and Serbian relationship.