Moldova: Meeting on irregular migration and human trafficking in light of current migration crisis in Europe

Moldova: Meeting on irregular migration and human trafficking in light of current migration crisis in Europe

05 April 2016
The current migration crisis and how it affects EU and Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, particularly in terms of irregular migration and trafficking in human beings, will be on the agenda of a meeting in Chisinau organised by the EaP Panel on Migration and Asylum between 14 and 15 April. The…
Delegation from Georgia raises ethnic minorities situation at meeting in Brussels

Delegation from Georgia raises ethnic minorities situation at meeting in Brussels

05 April 2016
A team of Armenian, Azerbaijani and Roma community representatives from Georgia visited Brussels in March to inform relevant EU bodies on the ethnic minorities situation in the country. They met  with officials from the European External Action Service (EEAS), EU Directorate-General for…
nuclear security summit

Terrorism: countering nuclear and radiological terrorism requires international cooperation

04 April 2016
“The threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism remains one of the greatest challenges to international security, and the threat is constantly evolving”, according to world leaders gathered at the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on Friday 1 April 2016. While no region was…

Journalist competition: Best article on forestry issues in Ukraine

04 April 2016
Are you a journalist working in Ukraine and writing on environmental issues, in particular the protection of forests? If so, the EU-funded forestry programme FLEG II invites you to take part in an annual journalist contest ‘Every year is Forest Year. 2016’. Newspaper and magazine articles, TV and…
EU calls for immediate ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

EU calls for immediate ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

04 April 2016
“Reports of heavy fighting along the line of contact are deeply worrying,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on 2 April, reacting to the clashes that erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenian forces in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh over the weekend. “I call on the parties to stop the…

Video campaign: results of EU-funded Small Business Support Initiative in the Eastern Partnership

01 April 2016
 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a video campaign to illustrate the results of the assistance and advice it provides to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them innovate and grow, and become competitive on the market. This support is carried…

Armenia: online survey on awareness of organic products

01 April 2016
An EU-funded initiative in Armenia has launched an online survey to measure public awareness of organic products and consumer patterns in food shopping. The survey is organised by the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative, with members of the public in Armenia invited to answer a simple set of…

Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood

01 April 2016
Tenders & grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the Eastern Neighbourhood: have you missed any of them this week? Check out the new opportunities selected by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre to date.   Jobs & Traineeship opportunities   EUBAM - Customs Advisor in the Transnistrian…
EU launches new project to battle cybercrime in Eastern Partnership countries

EU launches new project to battle cybercrime in Eastern Partnership countries

01 April 2016
The EU and the Council of Europe are together launching a new project to improve public-private cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Eastern Partnership countries. Criminal justice authorities, telecommunications regulators and major service providers will gather for a regional…
Apply now: EU opportunity for civil society organisations in Armenia

Apply now: EU opportunity for civil society organisations in Armenia

01 April 2016
Do you want to learn more about fundraising and project design, improve your skills in project management and the communication of project results to the public? Then you have until 14 April to apply for an EU training programme for Armenian civil society organisations active in the country’s…