Anna Zalewska is Minister of National Education since 2015. She is responsible for designing and implementing the complex reform of system of education.
Anna Zalewska is former Deputy Governor of Świdnica District and Deputy to the Sejm of the VI, VII and VIII term. She held the position of Vice-President of the Committee on European Union, Health Committee, Committee on Energy, the Chair of the Parliamentary Group for Wind Energy Safe for People and the Environment.
She was one of the most active MPs in the Lower Silesia region. For many years, in her constituency offices operating in every county of the Wałbrzych district, the residents have been provided with on-going legal assistance and intervention.
Anna Zalewska is member of Law and Justice since 2003. Over the past seven years, she held the position of the Chair of the Law and Justice District Board. She is the party’s leader in the Wałbrzych district.
Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). Former Commissioner for Regional Policy. Former Federal Minister of Science and Research as part of the Austrian Federal Government (and in 2008-2009 acting Federal Minister for Justice).
As Commissioner, he has extensive experience in cooperation with the EU's neighbours in the South and East. In this role he oversaw the implementation of the European Neighbourhood policy and coordination of the EU's cooperation with the partners in areas like trade, mobility, energy and education. Mr. Hahn joined the European Commission in 2010.
Martine Reicherts began her career as a lawyer in Luxembourg. In 1984, she joined the European institutions. Between 1995 and 1998, she was deputy head of European Commission President Jacques Santer's cabinet before becoming E. C.'s spokesperson until 1999.
In 2000, she joined the General Directorate of Administration and Personnel as head of unit and became director of "Administration and personnel management" (Luxembourg & Ispra) until December 2002.
From 2003 to 2007, Martine Reicherts was in charge of the Commission's Office of Infrastructures and Logistics in Luxembourg after which she was appointed Director-General of the Office of Publications until 2015.
In September 2015, Martine Reicherts became Director-General of the department of education and culture of the European Commission.
Bartosz Cichocki (b. 1976, Warsaw) was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland, in May 2017. Prior to taking the post Mr. Cichocki served as adviser to the Head of the Polish Foreign Intelligence Agency.
He also held positions of the spokesperson of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Moscow, head of the International Unit at the National Security Bureau, senior expert at the Polish International Affairs Institute (PISM) and Russian regions analyst in the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW).
He graduated from the History Institute of the University of Warsaw. Bartosz Cichocki speaks English and Russian.
Paweł Poszytek, PhD, is Director General of the Polish National Agency of Erasmus+ Programme.Poland Member of several working groups by the European Commission and the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Poland, coordinator of the Country profile Project implemented by the Council of Europe.
Reviewer of the national core curriculum in foreign language teaching in 2008 and co-author of 2016/2017 curriculum update. Former member of the executive board of the European Association of Language Teaching and Assessment. Former coordinator of Lingua, European Language Label and eTwinning programmes in Poland and member of the board of the Polish National Agency of Lifelong Learning Programme.
Vassilis Maragos is Head of Unit for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus & Eastern Partnership in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR).
Vassilis Maragos has been dealing with EU external relations and enlargement since the 1990s. He served in the EU Delegations in Sofia and Skopje between 1996 and 2005. Since 2005 he held various posts in the European Commission related to enlargement policy and regional cooperation in South-East Europe and Eastern Neighbourhood. Between 2012-early 2015 he was Head of Unit for Albania, managing EU-Albania relations and monitoring the country's EU integration process. Thereafter, until November 2015, he was acting director for the Eastern Neighbourhood.
Vassilis was born in Athens in 1963 and studied law and political science. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Athens and a MA in International Politics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He has written and published numerous essays on issues related to the EU and the history of the Balkans.
Madis Lepajõe is Deputy Secretary General (Permanent Undersecretary) in Estonian Ministry of Education and Research since 1998. His fields of responsibility are foreign relations, youth policy, European integration, language policy (incl. multilingualism).
Mr Lepajõe has 28 years’ experience in civil service both in municipality and state administration. He has in-depth knowledge of democratisation of society, economy in transition, local authorities` reform, strategic planning and programs/project management experience in business development, education and training reform projects both on national and international level. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Estonian Agricultural Academy.
Head of Division at the European External Action Service, dealing with the multilateral dimension of the Eastern Partnership, regional cooperation (Arctic, Baltic, Black Sea) and the OSCE. Former Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, in charge of political issues and the conflicts. Former Head of Cooperation (and in 2010-2011 acting Head of Delegation) at the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has an extensive experience in cooperation with the Easter Partners, dealt with EuropeAid multicounty programmes for Asia and Central Asia, was involved in development cooperation programmes in Senegal. In 1993 - 1998 and again in 2002 - 2007 worked for the EC Delegation to Russia, in charge of cooperation programmes.
Oleksandr Yarema graduated from the National Agricultural University with the major of "Surveying Engineer" in 1996. In 2007 he obtained the Master's degree in "Public Administration" in the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine; in 2008-2012 he pursued his postgraduate studies at the National Institute of Strategic Research.
Since 1997 Oleksandr Yarema has been working at the domain of youth policy. He held the posts of Head of the Office of Work with Youth Organizations, Ukrainian National Committee for Youth Organizations; Head of the Division of Work with Children and Youth NGOs, the State Committee for Youth, Sports and Tourism of Ukraine; Director of the Department of Youth Policy, the Ministry for Family, Youth and Sports of Ukraine and Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine (since March 2016 till now).
Between October 2014 and March 2016 he worked as Deputy Head of the Chief Department of Internal Policy, Head of the Department of Cooperation with Civil Society and Political Parties at the Presidential Administration of Ukraine.
In 2016 he was appointed as Head of the Ukrainian part of the Ukrainian-Polish Council of Youth Exchanges.
Pavel Ianeț holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Electoral Management from the Institute of Political Science and International Relations from Moldova, as well as a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Moldovan University of European Studies.
He has valuable experience working in both local government authorities and for-profit organisations, where he has built extensive expertise in shaping organisational development strategy and attracting foreign investments. With more than 15 years’ experience in political youth organisations, Mr. Ianet has led a great number of initiatives aiming to enhance youth’s participation in the decision making process and encourage youth leadership through competence building.
In 2016, Mr. Ianet was appointed Deputy Minister of Youth, developing and promoting youth sector policies and regulations.
Revaz Javelidze is Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs since 1 September 2015.
In 1998 Revaz Javelidze graduated from the Faculty of Law if Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University. In 1998 he obtained Bachelor's Degree of Political Science at Lewis and Clark College (Portland, USA). In 2000 Revaz Javelidze received his Master degree from Faculty of Law of University of Texas (Koston, USA).
Revaz Javelidze has broad experience of work in international Law and Business companies, including "Baker & McKenzie" (2000-2003) and the "Millennium Challenge Georgia" Fund (2004-2006) as Chief Lawyer and Deputy Director. In 2010-2015 he was co-founder and partner of the CENTIL Law Company, which is a leading pan-regional law firm with a network of offices in South Caucasus and Central Asia states of the former Soviet Union with more than 55 lawyers in Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
In 1996 Intigam Babayev graduated from the Faculty of History of Baku State University. In 2001 he finished the public management study in the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Azerbaijan.
Intigam Babayev has an extensive experience in youth activism:
1991 - 1994 Board member of the Scientific Society of students;
1994 - 1998 President of the Youth Club;
1995 - 1998 Chairman of the National Council of Youth Organizations of Azerbaijan.

Afterwards Intigam Babayev worked in public youth policy institutions: first in the Ministry of Youth and Sport as a Head of Department for work with youth organisations in 1998-1999, and later, in 1999-2000 then in the Baku City Executive Power as a Head of the Department of Cooperation with Political Parties and Social Organisations
Aleksandra Kalatozishvili has got 16-year experience of working in the field of protection and promotion of human rights, including the rights of ethnic minorities in Georgia. This includes but is not limited to having outstanding competence in the areas related to education and youth that includes project management capacity, as well as expert and trainer’s capacities and skills, having worked for various non-governmental and international organizations in Georgia, including Public Movement Multinational Georgia (position: Executive Director), Foundation “Multiethnic Resource Center fir Civic Education Development” (position: Chairperson of the Board), International Republic Institute (position: Consultant and ToT trainer), etc.
In 2013 she was a member of the Steering Committee at the LEPL “Children and Youth Development Fund” functioning under the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia.
In 2013-2014 (two terms), Aleksandra coordinated the work of the Working Group 4 “Contacts between People” of the EaP CSF Georgian National Platform. In November 2016 she was elected EaP Coordinator of the EaP CSF WG4.
Being an Alumna of the Open World Program in 2011 (Washington DC, USA) operated by the Library of the U.S. Congress, since 2016 Aleksandra performs the duties of Facilitator of the Minority Rights and Inclusivity Group within the framework of the same Program.
Since June 2015 up to date (three terms) Aleksandra is an elected member of the EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform established within the framework of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement.
At the age of 25, Ville Majamaa has been involved in different youth organisations for the majority of his life, all beginning in a local scout group in Helsinki, Finland. As a board member in the European Youth Forum, alongside Eastern Partnership, Ville is responsible for youth policy, youth rights and funding related processes. Ville holds a degree in International Relations from King’s College London and is currently enrolled in an International Masters in Economy, State and Society joint-program between University College London and Moscow Higher School of Economics.
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