The continuation of FES activities was discussed, while highlighting the new components “support for industrial policy and the development of the green economy”, which strengthen the FES’ focus sectors, namely support for the democratic process and political education, exchanges within the framework of parliamentary cooperation, support and preparation of young political leaders through the “Youth Leadership Training Program”. New perspectives for cooperation were also talked about.

Mr. Grund has already held the same position from 2010 to 2012 in Antananarivo.