October 19, 2017, Kyiv, the meeting of the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine R. Greba with GUAM Secretary General Altai Efendiev was held in the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the Sports and Physical Education Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine V. Stetsenko and GUAM Program Coordinators T. Kiladze and S. Tamirov.
GUAM Secretary General informed the Deputy Minister about the main areas of the GUAM Member States cooperation, the results of the Special Meeting of the GUAM Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (October 8, 2017) and the need to intensify cooperation within the Working Group on Science and Education. In this context, he noted the importance of filling the idea of the GUAM cultural corridor with concrete projects in the field of science and sport involving the students and the schoolchildren.
The Deputy Minister, in turn, informed GUAM Secretary General about the reforms carried out in the ministry, expressing full agreement with the idea of intensifying cooperation within the Working Group on Science and Education. He also stressed the importance of exchanging experience in the use of innovative technologies in the educational process, and he supported the idea of holding activities at the level of GUAM for sports and scientific areas.
As a result of the meeting, an agreement was reached to join forces to implement common projects in science and education.