Moving reforms forward in testing times: EaP Civil Society Forum to hold annual assembly in Kyiv

10 November 2015
The 2015 Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) will take place on 19-21 November in Kyiv, with opening addresses from European Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.   Held this year under the title “Moving…

Youth policy: the way forward – final conference of EaP youth project

10 November 2015
The Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit (EPYRU) is organising its final conference on 18-19 November in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, presenting an overview of recent developments and future initiatives in youth policy in the EaP countries.   The Conference will bring together representatives of…

Mogherini: Ukraine at the top of the EU agenda

10 November 2015
The EU will keep Ukraine high on its agenda and will continue its common work in all fields, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a statement issued yesterday after talks with political leaders and civil society groups in Ukraine.   During her visit to Kyiv, the EU foreign policy chief…
EU Twinning on e-Government launched in Georgia

EU Twinning on e-Government launched in Georgia

10 November 2015
The second phase of a Twinning Project on ‘Support to Strengthening of e-Governance in Georgia’ will focus on assisting the Data Exchange Agency of the Georgian Ministry of Justice and the Georgian government to support the development of and alignment of e-governance and information security…
Council of Europe presents four large-scale projects in Ukraine

Council of Europe presents four large-scale projects in Ukraine

09 November 2015
Four large-scale projects on strengthening human rights standards, advancing penitentiary reform, fighting corruption and supporting elections in Ukraine were presented to the media last week. The total budget for the two-year implementation of these joint EU-Council of Europe projects is €4…

EaP Culture and Creativity programme: website now available in all EaP languages

09 November 2015
The website of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity programme is now available in the languages of all 6 countries covered by the project, in addition to Russian and English.   As well as browsing the full website in English and Russian, users from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,…

INOGATE: first energy policy talk held in Ukraine

09 November 2015
Major players in the energy field have met in Kyiv, Ukraine to discuss short and long-term energy efficiency measures to address the needs of the vulnerable, under the first Energy Policy Talk in the framework of the EU-funded programme INOGATE.   The event was based on elements resulting from a…

eTwinning Plus quality awards for schools in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia and Ukraine

09 November 2015
Schools from participating countries in the EU’s Neighbourhood are among the 1,634 schools awarded the European Quality Label, as part of the eTwinning Plus project, a project that provides a platform for schools in Europe’s immediate neighbourhood, to link with schools participating in eTwinning…

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…