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Statement of EaP Civil Society Forum to Eastern Partnership Summit, Vilnius, 29-30 November – ‘A democracy roadmap from Vilnius to Riga’
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‘To achieve sustainable democratic development, EU and partner countries must place inclusive policymaking, deep democracy, and monitoring of EU spending at core of relations in all partner countries – and launch public awareness campaigns to explain mutual benefits of closer European integration’, highlights the statement of the EaP Civil Society Forum addressing the high officials - Catherine Ashton, Vice-President, European Commission, and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Council, Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy and Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Eastern Partnership countries Ministers of Foreign Affairs, EU member states.
‘The Civil Society Forum is convinced that the mutual benefits of closer European integration must be given priority in all partner countries without differentiation with respect to the level of progress at the governmental level in working towards agreements with the EU’ – the statement says.