13 December, 2016 – 14:30 to 17:45

On the 13th December 2016, GLOBSEC will organize in Brussels the expert workshop “EU’s Eastern Partnership Review”. The workshop is organized within the project “Georgia on EUropean Way“ implemented by the GLOBSEC in partnership with the Information Center on NATO and EU in Georgia and the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum and with the support by the SlovakAid. The goal of the expert workshop is to discuss outcomes of the mentioned project with experts and practitioners from the EU institutions and Brussels based think-tanks. The outcomes include also the status review on the Association Agreement and DCFTA implementation by Georgia as well as the policy review with recommendations by the panel of Eastern Partnership countries’ experts on topic of the EU’s Eastern Partnership Review.

Venue: Paulo Freire Room, Ground Floor of Ethical Properties on Rue de l’Industrie 10, Brussels.


14:30 – 14:45     Opening

14:45 – 16:15     Discussion Panel 1: Georgia on EUropean Way

                                       Moderator: Mr. Ján Cingel, Research Fellow, GLOBSEC Policy Institute


Mr. Archil Karaulashvili, First Deputy State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration

Ms. Ketevan Chachava, Director, Information Center on NATO and EU, Georgia EEAS Representative

Mr. Pierre Deusy, EURCA EAST-2, European External Action Service

Topics to be discussed:

Progress in Georgia’s Association Agreement Implementation

Challenges and recommendations in regards to the Georgia’s DCFTA Implementation

Public diplomacy aspects of Georgia’s Association Agreement and

DCFTA Implementation


16:15 – 16:45     Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:45     Discussion Panel 2: EU’s Eastern Partnership Review

                                       Moderator: Ms. Vera Riháčková, Advocacy Manager, EaP Civil Society Forum

                                       Speakers: Mr. Ján Cingel, Research Fellow, GLOBSEC Policy Institute

                                       Topics to be discussed: EU’s Eastern Partnership Review, recommendations of the EaP experts.



Ján Cingel

Acting Head of European Neighbourhood Programme