VISEGRAD GROUP AND GERMANY – PROSPECTS OF COOPERATION
Aspen Prague Policy Makers Seminar
13-14 November 2012 in premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Prague
Aspen Institute in Prague, International Visegrad Fund, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung together with the Slovak Foreign Policy Association, Centre for Eastern Studies, Polish Institute for International Relations, Hungarian Institute of International Affairs organized a closed-door round for policy and decision-makers. This event was held on November 13-14 in premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Prague.
Aim of the seminar was to create a discussion forum, where government representatives, parliamentarians and experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia discussed potential cooperation modalities. Invited guests had the opportunity to explain official positions and seek possibilities of further cooperation between the V4 and Germany.
The event focused on three specific areas:
- Cohesion policy in the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014+
- European energy infrastructure with special focus on electricity
- Economic and business dimension of the Eastern Partnership with special focus on DC FTA with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine