Dr. Davide Poletto (Assistant Programme Specialist, SC UNESCO-Venice Office) visited the Faculty of Science and Mathematics University of Nis and SEENET-MTP Office in Nis (April 7–8, 2010). During his stay Dr. Poletto met with SEENET-MTP Network Executive Director, Prof. Goran Djordjevic as well as Prof. Jelena Manojlovic, Prof. Ljubisa Nesic, Ms. Jelena Stankovic and Mr. Dragoljub Dimitrijevic, the focal persons included in mapping of research centres in the SEE area. They discussed about the Database of BES research centres and institutions in SEE. This Database will provide broader insights of research institutions capacity in the fields of Mathematics and Physics and in their sub-disciplines. They also discussed about future joint UNESCO – SEENET-MTP activities, in particular how to expand and upgrade the current Database by involving other countries from the Region.