On 26 September in Brussels (Belgium) was held an Experts’ Meeting on Culture Policy “Contacts between People” organized by the Board of the European Commission for Education and Culture.
The event was part of the Eastern Partnership Platform 4.
The meeting gathered experts in the field of culture and also representatives of non-governmental organizations from the Eastern Partnership member countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine. M.V. Znak, Head of the National Library of Belarus Official documents division took part in the meeting.
The event offered participants an opportunity to exchange experience in more active promotion of the role of culture in social and economic development and political transformations in the countries of region. As a result of the meeting, basic elements of cooperation in the field of culture in the next year were coordinated, and also a work on preparation of a summit in the field of culture planned by the European Commission in the first half of 2013 was started.