Module 4: The Eastern Partnership


Objective of the module

The objective of this module is to introduce to the participants the main features, instruments and issues of the Eastern Partnership.


The various lectures will cover the Eastern Partnership from its origin to the latest developments. Particular emphasis will be put on the created institutional structures (Including the Prague Joint Declaration), the presentation of the four thematic platforms and the five flagships initiatives.


Inter-active conclusive sessions are also envisaged at the end of each session.


Panel debates during which speakers will be invited to react on topical issues, and where the moderators will animate and stimulate the debate between the guest speakers and the participants.

Profile of participants

Participants from Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan:

  • Coming from different Ministries dealing with ENP Affairs and/or EU Projects;
  • With some basic knowledge on the EU-ENP institutional setting;
  • Newly appointed to work in an ENP related Department, or in an EU funded project or already working in such department or project but wishing to improve their knowledge about the ENP;
  • Academic education or equivalent;
  • Good command of English and/or French;
  • In a position to become a contact point for activities linked to ENP Affairs/Projects in their country;
  • Committed to actively support the partnership with the EU and all other ENP countries.

Number of participants

24 participants: 4 participants per country

Number of sessions



3 working days


Campus of the College of Europe (Natolin)

Topics covered

Eastern Partnership

Provisional dates
  • 16-18 July 2012
  • 9-11 July 2013
Detailed programme