As agreed at the first meeting of the EUSAIR National Contact Points held in Rome on 13 June , the 2nd Meeting took place in Brussels on 15 November , before the end of the stakeholders consultation to make sure that the overall process is on track.

The meeting was co-chaired by DG Regio and DG Mare and examined the state of play of stakeholders consultation per pillar , the composition of the working groups and the activities carried out so far , along with the remaining Programme of activities.

The Commission informed on the preparation of the stakeholders consultation closing event , to be held in Athens on 6-7 February 2014

The AII Secretary General , who regularly attends the EUSAIR meetings , informed the NCPs and the Commission about the Calendar of the events of the Albanian Chairmanship of the Adriatic Ionian Initiative stressing that both , the Presidency and the Permanent Secretariat , are ready to syncronize the events of the AII Calendar with the future activities of the preparation of the EUSAIR .