The first RAD seminar started with the Welcome Speech of Mr Ivan Vejvoda, Mr Stefano Sannino, Ms Sonja Licht and Mr Modest Dulić. They wished to participants a successful first year of Regional Academy for Democracy. They suggested them to take opportunity to get to know each other well and to build a basis for the future cooperation. Also, they agreed about  the importance of this project, which will bring certain improvement of regional cooperation in the Western Balkans what will be an advantege on the road to EU membership.