Ukraine and Poland agree on readmission procedures with EU

Ukraine and Poland agree on readmission procedures with EU

26 April 2017
The Ukrainian-Polish protocol for the implementation of the agreement between Ukraine and the EU on readmission of persons was signed on 24 April in Warsaw. The protocol was signed during an official visit by a delegation of the Ukrainian State Migration Service (SMS) to Poland. Ukrainian…
EU climate change project reports back on support provided to Eastern Partner countries

EU climate change project reports back on support provided to Eastern Partner countries

25 April 2017
The EU-funded Clima East policy project organised a closing conference in Brussels on 25 April. Representatives of the ministries of environment, ecology and nature protection of the project’s six partner countries participated in the conference, as well as European Commission representatives. High…
EU and Russia ʺhave a different assessment of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the annexation of Crimeaʺ

EU and Russia ʺhave a different assessment of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the annexation of Crimeaʺ

25 April 2017
EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on 24 April. During a joint press conference, Mogherini stated that the EU believes in “constructive, open dialogue” despite its “different assessment of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and…
Ukraine: Covenant of Mayors project improves transport infrastructure in Kramatorsk

Ukraine: Covenant of Mayors project improves transport infrastructure in Kramatorsk

25 April 2017
On 19 April, EU experts presented the EU-supported Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Project (CoM-DeP) "Modernisation of Electric Transport Traction Substation in Kramatorsk" to the media and public. The presentation outlined the key advantages of new equipment and the prospects for electric public…
Improved transport links and people-to-people contact to become focus for Eastern Partnership countries

Improved transport links and people-to-people contact to become focus for Eastern Partnership countries

24 April 2017
The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group (V4) and the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries met on April 12 in Warsaw. V4 Ministers reaffirmed their strong support for the Eastern Partnership as a strategic dimension of European Neighborhood Policy and a key and active factor of…
EU reacts to death of OSCE SMM monitor in non-government controlled part of eastern Ukraine

EU reacts to death of OSCE SMM monitor in non-government controlled part of eastern Ukraine

24 April 2017
On 23 April, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini stated the EU’s position on the death of an OSCE SMM monitor who was recently killed by a mine in a non-government controlled part of eastern Ukraine. Mogherini urged for a peaceful resolution of the conflict, which “has already…
Local authorities from Eastern Partnership countries invited to apply for EU grants

Local authorities from Eastern Partnership countries invited to apply for EU grants

14 April 2017
Local authorities from Eastern Partnership countries have until 31 May to submit grant applications under a call from the Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) initiative, launched on April 10. Mayors for Economic Growth aims to support local authorities to become active facilitators for economic…
G7 Ambassadors underline support for healthcare reform in Ukraine – “for the benefit of its citizens”

G7 Ambassadors underline support for healthcare reform in Ukraine – “for the benefit of its citizens”

12 April 2017
Following a meeting with the Ukrainian Minister of Health, G7 ambassadors committed to supporting the country’s healthcare reform plan, which brings state guarantees for the financing of insured medical services and medicine through the National Health Service of Ukraine. In a statement, the…
Commissioner Hahn: Eastern Partnership success is based on our shared values

Commissioner Hahn: Eastern Partnership success is based on our shared values

12 April 2017
Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, will participate in the Ministerial Meeting on the Eastern Partnership in Warsaw on 12 April. The meeting will bring together Ministers of Foreign Affairs from EU countries, as well as from Armenia,…
The Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the European Parliament and the Chair of the European Parliament's Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee visited Ukraine on 7-8 April.

European Parliament demonstrating solidarity with Ukrainians

11 April 2017
The Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the European Parliament and the Chair of the European Parliament's Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee visited Ukraine on 7-8 April. They met with the Ukrainian President, Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and…