The objective of the conference is to provide a comprehensive overview of the enlargement process. In particular, it will:
The conference will:
The conference will bring together leading representatives from the following sectors:
The conference will build upon positive experiences from past events organised by the Commission's Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (2002 Riga and Prague; 2004 Sofia).
Targeted countries will be candidate countries, potential candidate countries and Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244).
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fischer Boel will open this event jointly with the Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader.
The languages of the conference will be English and Croatian.
Participation to the conference is on invitation only.