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.
4th Informal Partnership Dialogue of the EaP: All six partners are equally important to the EU
Baku, (8 September) - Commissioner Štefan Füle was in Baku for the 4th Informal Partnership Dialogue of the Eastern Partnership and participated in the discussions of the Energy Ministers on Monday and Foreign Ministers on Tuesday. He also held number of bilateral meetings with Azerbaijani partners - Minister of Education, Minister of Economy, representatives of the Civil Society and parlamentarians.
EU-Azerbaijan: reaffirmed commitment to promote democracy and human rights
Baku, (8 September) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with the representatives of the Civil Society in Azerbaijan on Monday in Baku to stress the importance the EU attaches to the Civil Society as a partner for the authorities in the country, as a partner for the EU as well as in the framework of the Eastern Partnership. The meeting offered opportunity to exchange views about the activities of the civil society in Azerbaijan, its engagement with the authorities and the recent crackdown on prominent human rights activists.
New EU support for better education system and employability in Azerbaijan
Baku, (8 September) - Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov in Baku on Monday to discuss reforms and modernisation of the education sector. In this context the Commissioner announced a new EU programme to help improve the quality and relevance of the education system in Azerbaijan that has just been approved by the European Commission.