May 21-24, 2013: the city of Rostov-on-Don hosted the 24th assembly of the IBSC
. The city of Taganrog was represented by Vladimir Prasolov, Mayor of Taganrog, Alexander Amerkhanov, President of Taganrog Interregional Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TICCI)
and Chairman of IBSC Business Council and Olga Medlock, Vice-President of the TICCI
The Mayors of the cities Azov, Odessa
, Rostov-on-Don, Taganrog, Tuapse, Yuzhniy, the authorized representatives of the cities Burgas, Feodosiya, Galati, Ilyichevsk, Kavala, Kherson, Mariupol
, Nikolaev, Sevastopol, Sukhum, Tiraspol, Yalta participated in the Assembly work.
The 24th IBSC Assembly adopted Declaration for support of efforts by Heads of states and governments of the Black Sea region countries towards a visa-free regime introduction, Strategy for development of International Black Sea Club for the period 2013-2018, the IBSC Statute in new addition and other work documents.
The 24th assembly supported the following proposals made by the President of IBSC:
- the Permanent Secretariat will start its work in Varna
- a motorbike tour across IBSC member-cities to be held in 2014
- a presentation of book collection on Black Sea topics in the city of Galati in 2014.