A meeting was held in the Council on State Support to NGOs under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan with the participation of Yari Haapala, employee of International Relations Department of EU European Commission, Ms.Sinziana Elena Poiana, responsible for political affairs in the Commission, Mr.Paolo Barabesi, software assistant of Civil society and local government department, and Alexandra Nerisanu, authorized employee in cooperation division of EU-Azerbaijan representative office.
Executive director of the Council’s Secretariat gave detailed information to the guests about the activity of the Council and directions of state support for non-governmental organizations. The questions of the representatives of the EU about the needs of the NGOs, NGO-government relations, projects, registration of foreign donors were answered. Cooperation with the EU was discussed in the meeting.
Representatives of the EU stated the importance of continuing the discussions for mutual cooperation in order to develop NGO sector.