2019.05.31 10:45

Vilnius hosting Baltic Assembly's Eastern Partnership conference

BNS 2019.05.31 10:45

Vilnius is hosting the Eastern Partnership Conference of the Baltic Assembly on Friday, entitled "Can We Deliver? Setting our Course over the next Ten Years".  

The opening speeches will be given by Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas, Inara Murniece, speaker of the Latvian Saeima, Irakli Kobakhidze, speaker of the Georgian Parliament, and Siim Kallas, vice-speaker of the Estonian Riigikogu, the Lithuanian parliament said.  

The conference brings together parliamentarians, ministers and experts from the three Baltic countries, as well as Georgia, Ukraine, Germany, Moldova, Armenia, France and other countries.  

Discussions will focus on the results of the first decade of the Eastern Partnership program and future prospects. 

Launched in 2009, the Eastern Partnership is a policy initiative that aims to bring the six Eastern neighbors – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – closer to the EU.