The SEEDIG 2017 meeting was attended by 169 in situ participants, coming from a total of 24 countries: 15 countries that could be considered as part of South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area (representing 94% of all participants), and 9 countries from beyond the region (4% of all participants).
The countries that were represented at SEEDIG 2017 and could be considered as part of South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area are: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
All stakeholder groups were represented at the meeting.
In terms of gender representation, 53% of all participants were male, and 47% female. Among all participants, 19% were youth.