Greater than 40 European leaders are gathering in Prague on Thursday for the inaugural assembly of the European Political Neighborhood.
The brand new membership of countries has been billed as a potential worldwide discussion board for dialogue in regards to the challenges going through the continent.
The nations gathered on the assembly will talk about “peace and safety, the financial scenario, vitality and local weather, and migration and mobility,” European Council President Charles Michel stated in an invite letter.
French President Emmanuel Macron first floated the concept of this neighborhood throughout a speech on the finish of the Convention on the Way forward for Europe.
He stated the EU can’t be the one approach of structuring the European continent and that it was time to organise Europe with a broader scope.
European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen additionally known as for this new neighborhood throughout her September State of the Union handle.
The assembly will begin on Thursday with a plenary session from 13:00 CET. International locations will then take part in roundtable discussions adopted by bilateral conferences.
There won’t be a proper written textual content following the primary assembly of the neighborhood.