The dialogue brings selected major actors engaged in the implementation CBCES from both countries. The actors will be drawn from the relevant institutions in charge of cross-border cooperation at national level as well as from the Blue Nile State (BNS) of Sudan and Benishangul Gumuz (BSG) of Ethiopia. The national level representation will facilitate and support policy level discussions during the dialogue. The representative of the different sector institutions from BSG and BNS will discuss on enhancing existing good practices and addressing the challenges faced in cross-border cooperation. The following will be invited to the dialogue forum.