The SEEDIG 2016 meeting was attended by 116 on site participants, coming from a total of 22 countries: 16 countries that could be considered as part of South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area (representing 91% of all participants), and six (6) countries from beyond the region (9% of all participants). Around 20 additional participants joined the meeting online, via the remote participation platform.
The countries that were represented at SEEDIG 2016 and could be considered as part of South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area are: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
All stakeholder groups were represented at the meeting.
In terms of gender representation, 66% of all participants were male, and 31% female. Ten percent (10%) of all participants were youth representatives.