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Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine among 58 countries to join forces to stop trade in goods used for torture & death penalty

20 September 2017
On 18 September, four of the EU’s Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) joined the international Alliance for Torture-Free Trade, which was launched during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York. “The initiative – a joint effort by the…
European Union

EU4Business launches new website

20 September 2017
The EU-supported EU4Business initiative, which covers all six countries in the Eastern Neighbourhood, has announced the launch of its redesigned website. The portal offers “a new user experience based on improved communication flow, easier access to information, and enriched content – a one-stop-…
Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries

Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries

20 September 2017
A video published on the official Facebook account of the EU Delegation to Ukraine opens with words: "Three things you should know about Russia Today and Sputnik." The video explains that Russian state-run mass media "do not want to be impartial", and that they "create fake news". These facts are…
European Endowment for Democracy

Support to the European Endowment for Democracy

2015-2018 Budget: €12 million

The action covers the operating costs of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED), a foundation whose main purpose is direct grant-making to organisations that work to promote democracy and human rights through specific flexible…

EUBAM

EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM)

2015-2017 Budget: €16 million

EUBAM works with Moldova and Ukraine to harmonise border control, customs and trade standards with those in the EU, and to improve cooperation between border and…