EU-Turkey: Meeting new Minister V. Bozkır in Brussels
Brussels (18 September) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met the new Turkish Minister of European Affairs and the Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır in Brussels today. It was their first meeting since the appointment of Mr Bozkir to his current position and it offered an opportunity to exchange views on EU-Turkey relations in general and on the accession process of Turkey, including the upcoming Progress report.
EU-Ukraine: there is no time to rest
Strasbourg, (16 September) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle was in the European Parliament today for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. Taking part in the plenary debate he said:
New EU support for the Civil Society in Ukraine
Kyiv (13 September) - Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle and Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed a new programme to support civil society in Ukraine. The new programme, worth €10 million, is designed to enhance the role of civil society in promoting and monitoring democratic reforms and inclusive socio-economic development in Ukraine.
Š.Füle in Kyiv: European house has been broken, time has come to fix it
Kyiv (12 September) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle is visiting Ukraine for the 11th Yalta European Strategy meeting (YES) which takes place in Kyiv. He delivered the opening speech at the beginning of the conference on Thursday evening and will speak in the panel discussing the EU-Ukraine Association agreement and its impact on Russia on Saturday. During his stay in Kyiv Commissioner Füle is meeting President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, members of the Government and Civil Society.