High-level political dialogue is maintained in the framework of the EU Strategy for a New Partnership with Central Asia, including through bi-annual meetings at the level of Ministers of Justice. Ministerial-level meetings bring together the European Commission, the EU Presidency, EU Member States, and the partner countries in Central Asia to review policy developments related to legal and judicial reform.
The Fifth Conference of the Ministers of Justice of the European Union and Central Asia, under the EU Rule of Law Initiative for Central Asia. The EU – Central Asia Rule of Law Platform has been entrusted with the organisation of the Conference which will take place in a European Union Member State in 2017.
Originally scheduled in December 2016, in Brussels, the Fifth Ministerial Conference has been postponed until 2017.