The regular 24th SWG Assembly meeting was organized by the SWG Head Office/Secretariat from 14th – 17th of September 2012 in Vodice, Croatia.
The aim of the meeting was to discuss and decide about internal SWG procedures, the realization of upcoming SWG activities for the year 2012, exchange of experiences about the EU accession process and the benefits of it, as well as to decide on future initiatives, projects and cooperation.
The meeting was held in two parts: Internal meeting where representatives of eight out of ten SWG member institutions participated and Open meeting with participation of Representatives of SWG partner institutions and international organizations (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO and Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations – OA).
Besides the internal issues discussed during the first part, during the Open meeting, the participants discussed, gave recommendations and have taken the decisions related to the SWG activities via SWG Operation Plan for the period September – December 2012 and the preparation of the following activities:
o Agricultural Policy Forum 2012;
o Annual Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture from SEE.