The 8th meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro was held today in Brussels to open negotiations on Chapter 11 - Agriculture and rural development and Chapter 19 - Social policy and employment. Also, the Conference confirmed the opening of Chapter 12 - Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy, and of Chapter 13 - Fisheries.
The fourth meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at ministerial level was held today in Brussels to open negotiations on Chapter 5 - Public procurement, and to open and provisionally close Chapter 25 - Science and research.
The EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council (SA Council) held its 3rd meeting on 13 December 2016. The SA Council provided a timely opportunity to review Serbia's progress in its preparations for accession and to consider priorities for further work.