|October 17, 2000, Sofia:
In the framework of the Southeastern Economic Forum (SEEF) in Sofia, a round table was organized called "Corruption - Recognized Sin or Infant Illness for the States in Transition". The most frequently discussed questions were: the role of the state and of the private sector in combating corruption; business and corruption and international cooperation in combating corruption in Southeastern Europe. Tihomir Bezlov informed the public about the results from the expert group in relation to the very controversial topic "Corruption and Trafficking." After the round table, a press conference included a presentation about Corruption Indexes of Coalition 2000, September 2000.