Visit of the Head of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany

Visit of the Head of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany

Belgrade, May 2009. A member of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Germany, Mr. Leo Kreuz, Head of Division for South-East Europe came to visit the Adult Education Society on May 26th 2009. Mr. Kreuz was particularly interested in key aspects of activities as well as in main aims and objectives of the AES. The project coordinator Prof. Ph.D Katarina Popovic briefly introduced existing projects, including the successfully completed preparation of the CONFINTEA VI – National Report 2008 on Adult Education in Serbia, further developments and the recently adopted Action Plan for the development of Adult Education in Serbia. Mr. Kreuz was especially impressed by the report on the Adult Education Conference, which was organized by the AES together with the Serbian Ministry of Education on the March 17th 2009. In addition to the presentation if current activities, main publications by the office were presented such as the journal “Andragogic studies”, which is published twice a year. To conclude, Prof. Dr. Popovic emphasized the very good liaison and cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute of Pedagogy and Andragogy at the University of Belgrade.