The European Commission organized a Conference entitled: “Agriculture and Enlargement” on June 12-13, 2009 in Zagreb, Croatia.
The objective of the conference was to provide a comprehensive overview of the enlargement process and to describe the negotiations and challenges in the area of agriculture and rural development.
The Conference was opened by the EU Commissioner H.E. Mariann Fischer Boel and the Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader who, both, described the importance of the regional cooperation in the EU approximation process.
During the Conference, Mr. Dusan Chrenek from the EC Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development stressed the fact that the EC should see the SWG as a partner in the process of EU support to the approximation of the Western Balkan Countries.
Link with the original site from the organizer or link with some of the presentations which could be found on: http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/events/zagreb2009/index_en.htm