Wednesday, November 11, 2009

TERMIN: The EU's relations with Azerbaijan, Berlin, 16.11.2009 (

The Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Germany has the pleasure of inviting you to the conference:

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.

We would kindly ask you to confirm your participation by replying to:

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.


Welcoming remarks:
Parviz Shahbazov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Germany

Panel Discussion:
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

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Research Associate
Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP)
Bundesallee 23
10717 Berlin

Telefon: 030 - 88 91 34 83

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