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Civil Society Involvement in EU-Azerbaijan Cooperation Discussed at the National Platform Meeting in Baku

On 23 December, a regular meeting of the Azerbaijani National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) took place at the NGO resource and training center in Baku.Chairman of the Humanitarian Research Public Union Avaz Hasanov thanked the members of the National Platform (NP) for his election as the NP coordinator and informed them about the results of the 7th EaP CSF Annual Assembly, which took place on 19-22 November in Kyiv. The priorities for 2016 were presented at the meeting, while it was noted that the final version of the strategy will be presented for discussion to the members of the Platform in the near future. The main issues discussed at the meeting were the increasing role of civil society in the country, the expansion of cooperation with European institutions and the identification of areas of cooperation between civil society and the government in the framework of the Eastern Partnership. (more…)

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New Steering Committee of the EaP CSF Elected at the 7th Annual Assembly

Steering Committee 2015 at Annual AssemblyAt the 7th Annual Assembly in Kyiv, the members of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum elected the new Steering Committee for 2015-2016. The Steering Committee is the representative body of the EaP Civil Society Forum with a mandate from civil society of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries and EU member states to serve as the governing board of the Forum during a one-year term. The Steering Committee meets at least two times per year to develop strategies for future development and guide the activities of the Forum. During its first meeting in February, the Steering Committee will elect two co-chairs to lead the meetings of the Steering Committee.  (more…)