The two joint thematic sessions of AIE took place in Bologna on 27 may 2014 focus on Welfare and Environment.  The event gathered a  significant number of technical and political representatives of EAI, with the participation of the President of Dubrovacko-Neretvanska Region, President of Šibenik-Kninska region and Vice President of Dalmatia Region.

Simonetta Saliera Vicepresident of Emilia Romagna Region and Mr. Dobroslavic Vice President of AIE opened the thematic sessions, the participants discussed and proposed the Thematic and Joint Political Documents.

The above mentioned documents are the outcome of the concerted action between the AIE members and the other relevant territorial stakeholders that took part at the initiative, the documents will be formally communicated, after a further contribution of the absent members, to DG REGIO contact person for the EUSAIR strategy, in order to enhance visibility to the joint political position stated by the AIE Regions and municipalities, concerning the issues more pertinent for the common interest of Adriatic Ionian area.