EU to support Ukrainian civil society organisations in fighting corruption

EU to support Ukrainian civil society organisations in fighting corruption

26 May 2017
The EU Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI) has launched a call for proposals to improve the implementation of anti-corruption policy in Ukraine and to contribute to a reduction in corruption. The programme will support all key anti-corruption institutions in the flow of anti-corruption justice in…
EU to put culture at the heart of international relations

EU to put culture at the heart of international relations

24 May 2017
On 23 May the Council adopted conclusions on the approach to culture in the European Union's external relations. The conclusions follow a joint communication from the High Representative and the European Commission. They provide guidance on the EU's strategic approach to international cultural…
Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)

Eastern Partnership local authorities have a "good chance" to improve energy efficiency and democracy before Summit in November

23 May 2017
Regional and local authorities from the European Union and the EU's Eastern neighbours met on 22 May in Minsk. Participants of the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP) debated on energy efficiency and job creation, as part of the broader preparation by…
EU-Ukraine civil society denounces continued impunity for crimes against journalists in Ukraine

EU-Ukraine civil society denounces continued impunity for crimes against journalists in Ukraine

23 May 2017
The 4th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (CSP) was held in Brussels on 22 May. The meeting aimed to assess progress in the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. The discussions were focused on environmental protection, media freedom and the first year of the EU-…
“Changing Skills for a Changing World”: new web tool for VET professionals

“Changing Skills for a Changing World”: new web tool for VET professionals

23 May 2017
The European Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a new website ahead of the ‘Changing Skills for a Changing World’ Torino Process conference on 7-8 June. The website allows policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders to easily extract and compare facts, figures and trends on vocational…
EU4Business reports on results and achievements

EU4Business reports on results and achievements

22 May 2017
EU4Business held its first General Assembly and published its first Consolidated Report of Activities on 17 May. Partner institutions and national governments came together to discuss the key achievements of the initiative and the way forward for the future, particularly in terms of strengthening…
EU trains experts from Eastern Partner countries in civil protection and disaster relief coordination

EU trains experts from Eastern Partner countries in civil protection and disaster relief coordination

22 May 2017
The EU-funded Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East 2) conducted training courses for relief experts from the six Eastern Partner Countries on 14–20 May. The course addressed mechanisms for coordination…
“Europe means us”: Winners of #EUaroundU contest announced

“Europe means us”: Winners of #EUaroundU contest announced

22 May 2017
Giorgi, Iuliana, Katsiaryna, Sara, Nune and Liliia are the winners of the #EUaroundU writing competition organized by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. “We see our future in a strong, united and peaceful Europe, and we are going to continue building it on the ideals of trust, solidarity, freedom…
Ukraine: Covenant of Mayors starts new project in Zhovkva

Ukraine: Covenant of Mayors starts new project in Zhovkva

22 May 2017
A new EU-funded project under the Covenant of Mayors — Demonstration Projects (CoM-DeP) programme has begun reconstruction works at a kindergarten in the city of Zhovkva. The complex renovation of the pre-school is part of the Covenant’s fulfilment of its commitments undertaken as part of the…
Latest opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood

Latest opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood

19 May 2017
EU NEIGHBOURS east has selected exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Are you interested in travelling for free to another country, where you will gain new skills and knowledge? Many fully-funded…