The EU s relations with Azerbaijan: Issues, Trends and Prospects on 16 November 2009 at 15:00 - 18:00 at the Representation of the European Commission, Unter den Linden 78, 10117 Berlin.
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The conference aims at discussing the relationship between Azerbaijan and the EU with a special focus on future developments. How do Azerbaijani actors perceive and assess the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership? What do they expect from the EU in the future? Are these expectations consistent with European claims and conditions? Government officials and experts from Azerbaijan and Germany will also discuss priority areas of cooperation such as democratic development, the promotion of human rights and energy.
Parviz Shahbazov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Germany
Chair: Dr. des. Katrin Böttger, Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin
Nargis Gurbanova, Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan, Baku
Eduard Lintner, Parl. State Secretary (ret.), Azerbaijan expert
Prof. Dr. Udo Steinbach, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Philipps-Universität Marburg
The conference is followed by a reception at the invitation of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
With best regards, Mariella Falkenhain
Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP)
Telefon: 030 - 88 91 34 83