Multi-ethnic music groups are travelling the region to show the power of joint efforts to overcome the past.
The co-ordination of customs procedures in the region will help will regulate trade and save time and money.
Syria's chemical weapons have been a threat to both Syrians and to Turkey.
Authorities and civil society are strengthening efforts to fight domestic violence in Moldova, following EU warnings to prevent the cases of family abuse in the country.
Construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline is to begin in 2015. In other business news: Romania's president balks at a standby deal with the European Commission and the IMF.
A lack of funds has affected the pace of clearing landmines in the Balkans.
An EU-funded project unites parents and teachers in the fight against the child obesity in the region.