Strengthening and Energizing EU-Central Asia Relations

The Latvian Institute of International Affairs will host the 1st Networking Conference and Review Workshop of the Project "Strengthening and Energizing EU-Central Asia Relations". It will take place in Rīga, Latvia, 17 - 19 April 2018.

The SEnECA consortium partners will come together in Rīga to discuss the methodology of the stakeholder analysis as well as the methodology of the mapping of European and Central Asian researchers. The consortium partners will discuss the conceptual and analytical toolkit and ways to promote networking with policy-makers and stakeholders for the further network and policy analysis. Furthermore, the event will provide the opportunity to review the respective working plans and the progress achieved by the SEnECA task leaders, as well as to review the general progress achieved by the members of the project's Advisory Board. 

As part of the event, on 18 April a high-level public discussion will take place with Amb. Peter Burian, EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Dr. Nargis Kassenova, Director of the Central Asian Studies Center at KIMEP University, Amb. Andrejs Pildegovičs, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Dr. Andris Sprūds, Director of LIIA, among the speakers.

Draft agenda of the conference is available here.
You can find more information on the SEnECA project in its official website:

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 770256.

Published 25 March 2018