Eastern Partnership Media Conference kicks off in Kyiv

# 09:17
13 September 2017

The 2nd Eastern Partnership Media Conference kicked off on Wednesday in Kyiv, Ukraine.


Media representatives and experts from the Eastern Partnership countries, as well as Azerbaijan are taking part in the conference.


The conference was opened by a vide message by the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn. He emphasized a great role of the media in formation of public opinion. The commissioner noted that this event means a big importance on the eve of Eastern Partnership summit to be held in Brussels in November.


According to Hahn, the provision of economic sustainability of the media should be one of the main topics of the conference.


Estonia’s Foreign Minister Sven Mikser is also attending the conference.