On 24th February 2011 the 14th Meeting of the GUAM Council of Ministers for Foreign Affairs (GUAM CMFA) took place in GUAM Secretariat, Kyiv under the chairmanship of Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mr. K.I. Gryschenko with the participation of Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. E.Mammediarov, Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Mr. I. Leancă, First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mr. G.Vashakidze, GUAM Secretary General Mr. V.Chechelashvili.
CMFA considered and approved Report of Secretary General on activities of the Secretariat of Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM in 2010, approved decision on the Presidency of the Republic of Moldova in Organization in 2011 and exchanged views on priorities of Chairmanship Program of the Republic of Moldova, presented by incoming Presidency.
CMFA exchanged views on implementation of the GUAM member states diplomatic missions’ Plans of interaction at the United Nations, OSCE and other international organizations.
CMFA discussed issues of cooperation between GUAM, its partner countries and other international organizations, inter alia, agenda of the next GUAM-USA and GUAM-Japan meetings at the level of National Coordinators.
CMFA considered information on “Best Bank of GUAM – 2010” contest, Coordination Council of GUAM member states Bank Associations and Coordinating Committee on preparation of GUAM Business Council.
CMFA discussed the issues of GUAM sector cooperation and defined priorities of GUAM Working Groups’ activities.
CMFA supported Georgian initiative on the UN General Assembly Draft Resolution «Cooperation between the United Nations Organization and the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM», decided to take the project offered by Georgia as a base and to forward it to the diplomatic missions of GUAM member states at the UN in New York for final approval and respective submission for the consideration of UN General Assembly.
CMFA considered other issues of current cooperation in “GUAM” and “GUAM+” formats as well.
Time and venue of next CMFA meeting will be agreed by diplomatic channels.