BSPU again meets the delegation of EU high officials


 On March 1, 2019, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University was visited by the delegation of high-level officials of the European Union headed by Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission for the Euro and Social Dialogue responsible for financial stability, financial services and the Capital Markets Union, former Prime Minister of Latvia. In addition to Mr. Vice-President of the European Commission the university was also visited by Jean-Erik de Zagon, Head of the European Investment Bank Office in Ukraine; Dirk Lorenz, Deputy Head of the Eastern Partnership in the European External Action Service; Annika Weidemann, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine; Martti Lutsar, Information and PR Officer, the EU Delegation to Ukraine; Gints Freimanis and Maya Selmina, members of the Cabinet of Valdis Dombrovskis and other high-level officials. The delegation was accompanied by a group of EU media and journalists from the Latvian television, radio, newspapers and internet media.

 The purpose of the visit was to deepen and specify the areas of cooperation that were discussed on January 31 this year when the EU delegation headed by Peter Wagner, Director of the European Commission’s Support Group for Ukraine, arrived at BSPU. As we have informed, the EU's previous mission visited BSPU during a trip to the Northern Azov Region to assess the situation in connection with the escalation in the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov and to determine mechanisms for strengthening the support of the region, based on current programs of the EU and European financial institutions.

 The Rector of BSPU, Igor Bogdanov showed the delegation the material base of the university. The meeting was held with the leadership of the university during which the possibilities of supporting BSPU projects by the European Union were discussed. In addition, there was also a seamless dialogue between the EU delegation and university students.

 The guests visited BSPU Museum of History where Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis left notes in the book of honorary guests of the university. Professor Igor Lyman presented the book "German Consuls in the Northern Azov Region" to the Vice-President of the European Commission, recently published by the Historical Urban Studies Research Institute of BSPU.