Meeting of the Socialist International Committee for Central and Eastern Europe, Rome
17 April 1999
The Socialist International Committee for Central and Eastern Europe, SICEE, held a special one-day meeting on Kosovo in Rome on 17 April 1999. The meeting, which was hosted by SI member, Democrats of the Left, DS, Italy, and chaired by Piero Fassino and László Kovács, co-chairs of the committee, examined in detail developments in Kosovo with the participation, among others, of the President and the Secretary General of the Socialist International, the leader of the DS of Italy, Walter Veltroni, the Deputy Prime Minister of Albania, Ilir Meta, representatives of member parties from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and representatives from the Social Democratic Party in Croatia, the Party of European Socialists, PES, the Parliamentary Group of the PES and the International Union of Socialist Youth.
Following its discussions, the meeting unanimously approved a declaration on Kosovo.