Integration to the European Union (EU) requires a professional, accountable and effective public administration, free of political interference and corruption and capable of meeting the challenges of the integration process. This is even more important in the context of a political crisis and decreasing confidence of the citizens in political elites.
The European Union strongly condemns the attack that took place against Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, UK on 4 March 2018, that also left a police officer seriously ill. The lives of many citizens were threatened by this reckless and illegal act.
For the 4th consecutive year, the French Institute for Higher National Defence Studies hosted a course on Maritime Security entitled ''The challenges of securing maritime areas for the European Union''. This took place under the auspices of the European Security and Defence College on 13-15 March 2018. Participants included civilian and military representatives from EU Institutions, Military Academies and National Ministries.
In its second year, The Kalasha International TV and Film Market is a unique platform for regional and international players in the entertainment industry to connect, discover new partnerships and projects while developing business opportunities in a fast growing region.