29 May 2015, BUCHAREST – Eastern Partnership and the EU perspective in the East

The Romanian Center for European Policies and Europuls organized in Bucharest on the 29th of May 2015 at the Romanian Parliament Palace the EUROSFAT 2015 plenary debate “Eastern Partnership and the EU perspective in the East”.  The opening panel “What’s next after the Eastern Partnership? EU membership perspective for Eastern Europe” is part of the project “Eastern Neighbors and Russia: Close links with EU citizens – ENURC” with the support of Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union.

EUROSFAT is the annual stakeholders’ forum on European affairs open to all relevant decision and policy makers as well as citizens interested in contributing to the European policies and challenges debates. The agenda of this year’s event will focus on the Eastern Partnership and the EU perspective in the East, Riga EaP summit conclusions, and the new challenges within the Black Sea Region.

The event brings together high level EU officials from the European Commission, members of the European Parliament, politicians, experts, members of civil society and interested stakeholders in order to discuss and shape their positions and expectations towards the European Union and the Eastern Partnership. The conference was attended by 308 participants, including high level officials and experts from Romania, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Estonia, Poland, Finland, Slovakia, Latvia and the Netherlands.

A special panel dedicated to energy cooperation Romania – Republic of Moldova – Ukraine hosted within the Eurosfat event (29 of May 11.00 -13.00, Romanian Parliament Palace) bringing together experts from Ukraine, Moldova, Brussels and key stakeholders from Romania.

More about Eurosfat 2015 and its program here http://eurosfat.ro/