The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is a regional organization
for the promotion of peace, political dialogue, justice and cooperation in Europe, currently with 57
member countries. Therefore, it is the largest regional security organization. The OSCE Presidency
rotates very year among its members. In 2018, Italy held its Presidency.
The second preparatory meeting to the Economic and Environmental Forum was held Scuola
Grande San Giovanni Evangelista on May 24-25.
The Forum meets once a year and is the main OSCE event to discuss economic, environmental and security issues. The meeting in Venice was
attended by more than representatives of governments, the civil society and of the international