On November 13-15, the representatives of the '3 DCFTAs' consortium - Michael Emerson (CEPS), Veronika Movchan (IER), Lali Gogoberidze (Reformatics), and Denis Cenusa (Expert-Grup) - took part in the 3rd Association Exchange Forum in Kyiv. In particular, the partners have presented results of the focus groups on SPS and TBTs conducted in the 3AAs capitals. Also, Michael Emerson has shared his vision on next moves for the EaP and 'AA Trio' (see the presentation here)
It should be noted that at the Forum, the Georgian, Moldovan, and Ukrainian Civil Society Platforms adopted a Joint Declaration on cooperation in striving for the European integration. Declaration was presented to the officials and expert community of the three associated countries as well as to the representatives of the EU institutions (European Commission, EEAS, European Parliament).
The Forum is an international gathering of practitioners and experts to discuss joint challenges and best practices in the implementation of the Association Agreements in Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. The Forum is organised by the IRF-led Civic Synergy Project and unites diplomats and top-officials responsible for the coordination of AAs implementation, civic experts, representatives of international organizations and projects from three EaP countries and the EU.