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30. 8. 2012 16:08

The Committee for the EU approved the accession to the Smart Growth initiative

The 115th meeting of the Committee for the EU at government level was held on August 29, 2012. The Committee discussed the position of the Czech Republic to the current situation related to the Council Decision with regard to the framework of the International Organisation for Vine and Wine (OIV). The Committee also approved the accession of the Czech Republic to the joint letter focused on the issue "Smart Growth" initiated by the Federal Republic of Germany. The letter is presented in the context of the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework and emphasizes the role of EU policies which strengthens the growth, innovations and competitiveness of the Union. Finally, the Committee took note of the Report on the progress of implementation of the Eastern Partnership which evaluates the implementation of this project in the past six months.

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