On 10 March Kristof presented ESI at a seminar at the Central European University in Budapest. On 20 February Kristof Bender spoke about Montenegro and regional security at a conference organised by Crans Montana Forum. He also gave a long interview to Montenegrin weekly Monitor.
On 17 March Gerald Knaus spoke about culture and identity in the Balkans at the Leipzig Book Fair, one of the largest in Germany, together with Kosovo author Migjen Kelmendi. They also spoke about the book Leap into the City - Cultural Positions, Political Conditions. Seven Scenes from Europe.