TAIEX: workshop on new strategies for innovation in Moldova

28 January 2016
Creating and managing innovation clusters of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and university/research institutions will be the focus of a TAIEX  workshop organised in Moldova on 28-29 January 2016. Enterprises, in particular active and innovative SMEs, researchers, academia, government…

Armenia: Call for Proposals to support organic agriculture initiatives

28 January 2016
The Austrian Development Agency (ADC) has announced a new grant scheme under the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) in Armenia. Financial support will be provided to farmers' groups, cooperatives, processing units as well as other actors along the organic agriculture production value…

INOGATE to host second Energy Policy Talk in Ukraine

27 January 2016
The EU-funded INOGATE Programme will host on 3 February 2016 in Kyiv a second Energy Policy Talk in a series of discussions that aim to address energy issues in Ukraine. The Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing of Ukraine, Hennadiy Zubko, senior figures…
EUAM Ukraine: new structure to assist National Police reform

EUAM Ukraine: new structure to assist National Police reform

27 January 2016
The European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) hosted a meeting with international donors active in Ukraine to announce the creation of a new structure designed to assist with the reform of the country’s National Police. The EUAM reports that it developed a concept for the structure together…
EU Delegation to Azerbaijan presents results of its work for October-December 2015

EU Delegation to Azerbaijan presents results of its work for October-December 2015

26 January 2016
The Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan published a newsletter on the results of EU-funded projects and programmes in Azerbaijan from October to December 2015. The newsletter covers the work of the EU Delegation in education, agriculture and rural development, social protection, justice…
EaPTC: Information Days under Belarus-Ukraine Call for Proposals

EaPTC: Information Days under Belarus-Ukraine Call for Proposals

26 January 2016
The Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme (EaPTC) is organising Information Days in February 2016 in several cities of Belarus and Ukraine. The Information Days follow the recent Call for Proposals aimed at strengthening territorial cooperation between the two countries and…
TAIEX: anchoring the Neighbourhood to the EU for 10 years

TAIEX: anchoring the Neighbourhood to the EU for 10 years

26 January 2016
TAIEX celebrates ten years since the instrument, designed for enlargement countries, was extended to the Neighbourhood on 23 January 2006. Since then, more than 3,000 assistance operations have been carried out to the benefit of countries in the south- the Mediterranean - and in Eastern Europe.…
Georgia: EU Monitoring Mission holds first stakeholder meeting in 2016

Georgia: EU Monitoring Mission holds first stakeholder meeting in 2016

26 January 2016
Last week, the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) held its first 2016 meeting under the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) in Ergneti, Georgia.   The attendants discussed a wide range of challenges faced by local communities living along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL…

Ukraine: Business Ombudsman Council leads fight against corruption

25 January 2016
 The financial impact of the work of the Business Ombudsman Council for Ukraine is equivalent to roughly 2.3 billion hryvnia (around $100 million) since its launch in May 2015.  During this period,  the Council received over 580 complaints from businesses, launched 340 investigations and resolved…
EUAM Ukraine: Training a new generation of police officers

EUAM Ukraine: Training a new generation of police officers

25 January 2016
A training course on leadership for senior Ukrainian patrol officers began in Kyiv as part of a joint support programme funded by AgriTeam Canada and the EU Assistance Mission (EUAM) Ukraine. As already reported by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre, cooperation between these two partners was…