On November 3, 2017, GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv, Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM Altai Efendiev met with students of Faculty of International Relations, Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University, Lutsk.
Greeting students and professors of University, Secretary General thanked for interest in the Organization and a visit to GUAM headquarters, as well as invited to an active dialogue. At the beginning of the meeting, Altai Efendiev told about the history of GUAM, the evolution and transformation of the regional initiative into the full-fledged international Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM, its goals, tasks and priority cooperation directions in a dynamically changing regional and geopolitical context.
Altai Efendiev noted the importance that the GUAM Member States attach to cooperation in the field of youth which is reflected in the activities of the Working Groups on Youth and Sports, as well as Science and Education. The Secretary General talked about initiatives within the GUAM in the area of youth policy and invited students to participate actively in them. After the presentation, he answered the questions of the meeting participants.
At the end of the conversation, mutual interest was expressed in the development of cooperation between Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University and Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM.
The meeting ended with informal communication and photo session.