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

08 November 2015
Tenders grants and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.   SOUTH     Jobs Egypt: Joint Rural Development Programme     Opportunities  Call for experts in training on…

Federica Mogherini to visit Ukraine and Georgia next week

06 November 2015
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will travel to Ukraine and Georgia next week. The visits are part of a broader tour of the partner countries of the Eastern Partnership.   On Monday in Kyiv she will meet the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and…

EU supports Georgia to improve its tax administration system

06 November 2015
An EU-funded Twinning project in Georgia, with a total budget of €1.3 million, has come to an end, having brought together officials from Georgian government, EU Member States and the EU Delegation.   The 18-month project aimed to develop an efficient and effective tax administration system in…

New FAQ helps Ukrainians understand European standards and practices in confiscation and recovery of proceeds of crime

06 November 2015
The EU Delegation in Ukraine has released a new quick guide to "Frequently Asked Questions on European Standards and Comparative Practices in Confiscation and Recovery of Proceeds of Crime", published in English and available for download as a PDF.   The guide presents detailed information for…

EU hands over incinerator to help prevent forest fires in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

05 November 2015
EU Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski last week officially handed over a pilot incinerator purchased by the EU to support the prevention of wild forest fires within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and thus decrease the risk of airborne radioactive contamination being spread beyond the zone.   Since…
Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum: experts concerned about issue of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers

Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum: experts concerned about issue of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers

05 November 2015
The comparison of policies and practices on thee issue of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers was the main issue on the agenda of an expert meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum that took place in Kyiv recently.   The event, co-hosted by Ukraine and Sweden, brought…
Agreements make it easier to move across Moldova-Ukraine border

Agreements make it easier to move across Moldova-Ukraine border

05 November 2015
Two new cross border cooperation agreements were signed yesterday between Moldova and Ukraine that will make it faster and easier to move across their joint border.      The EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) has long advocated these agreements as a way to facilitate…

EU drugs agency boosts cooperation with Georgian Ministry of Justice

04 November 2015
The director of the EU drugs agency – the EMCDDA – and the Georgian Minister of Justice met in Tbilisi today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation between the two bodies in monitoring the drugs problem and to facilitate the collection, processing and dissemination of…

Forestry project visits Armenian communities to talk with the residents and local authorities

04 November 2015
Teams of experts from the EU-funded forestry programme FLEG have visited 20 forest-dependent Armenian communities between August and October 2015, aiming to talk directly with residents and local authorities and collect their ideas and concerns regarding the management of forests and forest…
Georgian, Armenian and Moldovan officials share experience on labour migration

Georgian, Armenian and Moldovan officials share experience on labour migration

04 November 2015
A two-day regional conference in Georgia has provided a platform for an exchange of experience on the issue of circular labour migration management and reintegration support. The event was organised by an EU-funded project on ‘Strengthening the Development Potential of the EU Mobility Partnership…