The XV Plenary Session of the Forum of Adriatic and Ionian Cities took place in Brindisi, from 9th to 11th Decembre 2013. The session was dedicated to "Macroregion and territories: The role and functions of the local communities in cross-border cooperation processes".

The representatives of the Adriatic and Ionian Municipalities gathered in Brindisi and tried to upgrade their cooperation in order to contribute to process of establishment of the EUSAIR (EU Strategy for the Adriatic Ionian Region). The priorities of this year's session were matched to the EUSAIR four pillars.

On the occasion, the AII Secretary General, Amb. Fabio Pigliapoco was awarded with the International Award Bruno Bravetti "The Adriatic is Not a Barrier".