Statement by the EU Spokesperson on recent "declarations" regarding eastern Ukraine

Statement by the EU Spokesperson on recent "declarations" regarding eastern Ukraine

20 July 2017
“Recent ‘declarations’ and provocative rhetoric from so-called leaders regarding certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine not currently under the control of the government run counter to the objectives of the Minsk agreements,” the EU Spokesperson has said in a statement. This…
EU mission completes nationwide human rights training for Ukraine’s Security Service

EU mission completes nationwide human rights training for Ukraine’s Security Service

20 July 2017
Last week, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) completed a nationwide programme of human rights training for officers from the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). According to the EUAM, the programme is the first stand-alone training on human rights issues in which the SSU has participated…
Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine speaks on the anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet

Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine speaks on the anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet

20 July 2017
“One year ago, the Ukrainian civil society and media community lost one of its most talented and brave journalists in a cold-blooded killing,” said Hugues Mingarelli, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, in a statement. “This tragedy still remains a source of sadness for his family and many of his…
Young European Ambassadors meet up in Brussels

Young European Ambassadors meet up in Brussels

19 July 2017
Sixty two Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, as well as from EU member states, are gathering in Brussels this week to learn about the EU, its values and structures. Taking place between 19 and 20 July, the ‘Meet-Up’ is organised by the ‘…
EU Declaration marks the third anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

EU Declaration marks the third anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

18 July 2017
Yesterday, the European Union issued a declaration on the occasion of the third anniversary of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 above Ukraine. “Three years after the tragic downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, the European Union and its Member States reiterate their deepest sympathy…
Tenfold connectivity increase between Ukraine and European research and education networks

Tenfold connectivity increase between Ukraine and European research and education networks

18 July 2017
The research and education (R&E) communities in Ukraine will be better able to exchange and collaborate with their peers from around the world, following a tenfold increase in speed in the network link between Ukraine and the GÉANT pan-European R&E network. By upgrading this link from 1 to…
Ukraine: European Council adopts temporary trade preferences

European Council adopts temporary trade preferences for Ukraine

17 July 2017
On 17 July, the European Council adopted a set of temporary autonomous trade measures in favour of Ukraine. These measures should enter into force by the end of September and will apply for a period of three years, the EU said in a press release. “With today's decision, we are allowing more…
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Ukraine: EU donates equipment to enhance investigative capacities of Kharkiv police

14 July 2017
Equipment worth €98,000 was handed over yesterday by the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine to the National Police of the Kharkiv region. It will serve to improve the investigational, analytical and training capacities of police officers. The donated equipment included desktop…
EU helps Georgian prison system to manage inmates with mental health problems

EU helps Georgian prison system to manage inmates with mental health problems

14 July 2017
Medical and non-medical personnel of the Georgian prison system have completed a training programme on managing inmates with mental health problems. The programme was organised in the framework of the Council of Europe/EU Partnership for Good Governance Project “Human Rights and Healthcare in…
EU – Ukraine Summit: Ukrainian reforms combined with European Union support delivering positive results

EU – Ukraine Summit: Ukrainian reforms combined with European Union support delivering positive results

14 July 2017
The 19th Summit between the European Union and Ukraine ended in Kyiv on 13 July. The event took place against the backdrop of the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which was recently finalised, and the granting of visa-free travel to the Schengen area for Ukrainian citizens in…