On 28-29 November Brussels hosted the 8th EaP CSF Annual Assembly that brought together around 250 representatives of CSOs, the EU Institutions and EaP governments for vibrant discussions at over 15 sessions. The debates with policy makers and among civil society representatives on the most pressing issues of the Eastern Partnership, showcasing the EaP CSF results of 2016 and planning for 2017 have been the major highlights of the Assembly.

The recommendations were drafted based on the stakeholders’ sessions at the EaP CSF Annual Assembly 2016. During these debates civil society and stakeholders could share ideas as to how and where progress could be made. This document contains concrete recommendations drawn first from the thematic discussions, followed by recommendations per country.