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Non-recognition and engagement. The EU's policy towards Abkhazia and South Ossetia

01 December 2010

The event’s keynote speech was given by the EU’s Enlargement Commissioner, Stefan Füle. The first session covered the political and legal problems of the EU’s approach toward Abkhazia and South Ossetia and the constraints and opportunities of engagement. The second and third sessions covered the economic and societal aspects of EU soft power respectively, while the final session looked at ways ahead for the EU’s policy toward Georgia and the two unrecognised entities.