Eastern Partnership and Contacts between People


DEMAS in cooperation with member organization Association for International Affairs, Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF), European Commission and External Action Service organized a meeting of Forth working group – Contacts between People of EaP CSF on Friday, March 2, 2012. The meeting was held on the occasion of the summit of foreign affairs ministers of V4 countries, Baltic countries, EaP countries and Danish presidency on Monday, March 5. The main topics of the Friday´s meeting were obstacles in contacts between people and ways to address them. In four working groups (youth, education, research and culture; EaP objectives and programmes in the EU new multiannual financial Framework from 2014; legal Framework of cooperation between the EU and EaP partners; general obstacle to mobility and visa facilitation/liberalization) were elaborated recommendations. These recommendations were officially handed over to the ministers at their Monday´s meeting.

The Czech MFA reported on this event:

http://www.mzv.cz/jnp/en/issues_and_press/events_and_issues/press_releases/x2012_03_05_V4_

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The recommendations are enclosed in separate pdf document.