The ETUC organises the Forum to discuss with the trade unions in the region the different European developments. These concerned the future prospects for membership, the social dimension of Enlargement and the lessons for the Balkans, initiative for social cohesion. EPSU Deputy General Secretary was invited to address the South East European Energy Treaty. He informed them of the activities of EPSU and the work EPSU has done to ensure Commission and governments take Social Europe serious. The participations are trade union leaders of confederations in the region. The Forum was held in Brussels 16-18 June 2005.