10th anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership: what has changed for Azerbaijan?

10th anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership: what has changed for Azerbaijan?

14 May 2019
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme for deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union and its six Eastern partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine – celebrates its 10th anniversary in May.
Nadejda Chetraru: the woman who is helping improve Moldova’s disaster risk management

Nadejda Chetraru: the woman who is helping improve Moldova’s disaster risk management

28 February 2019
Nadejda Chetraru’s entire career since university has been linked to the Republic of Moldova's General Inspectorate of Emergency Situations.
“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova

“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova

03 December 2018
A little over a year ago, a new social service called “on wheels” appeared in the Republic of Moldova. The idea behind the service is that mobile teams consisting of psychologists, kinetotherapists and social workers visit families that have members with special needs and help them to solve their…
The free legal aid being made available to those who are less fortunate in Azerbaijan

The free legal aid being made available to those who are less fortunate in Azerbaijan

30 November 2018
Her ex-husband does not pay child maintenance and refuses to give his permission for their child to be taken abroad for medical treatment. Meanwhile, her pensioner mother has a severe disability but does not receive adequate benefits.
How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”

How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”

02 October 2017
Do you still remember her? The lady with the umbrella. Right next to the piano player. Both of them were standing close to the scurry of mischievous squirrels. 
Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

02 October 2017
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on then Richter scale occurs in the Vrancea Mountains, 255 km away from Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau. It causes the collapse of buildings in Cojusna and Ialoveni and the breach of a dam resulting in the flooding of Ghidighici Lake, while a leak at the “Aroma” Factory…
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Malena Mard, explains in an interview why the partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan is so important

Azerbaijan is our neighbour, and neighbours matter a lot

02 November 2016
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Malena Mard, explains in an interview why the partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan is so important. Which are the main EU values that are shared by Azerbaijan? The European Union wants to see a democratic, prosperous and…
EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova Pirkka Tapiola explains in an interview the importance of turning shared values into an operational reality, while transforming society for a better life.

Putting values into practice: a partnership in transformation

24 October 2016
 EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova Pirkka Tapiola explains in an interview the importance of turning shared values into an operational reality, while transforming society for a better life.  What do you think are the important values that the European Union is promoting here, and which are…
Politician shakes hands with public

Becoming more European comes with a price

01 July 2016
Over the past decade, European integration has become a permanent source either for inflaming false debates, or for spreading exaggerated expectations among the Moldovan public. With the encouragement of the visa-free regime with the EU, the number of Moldovans visiting Europe has increased.…
Azerbaijani and EU flags, with brochures

Azerbaijan and the European Union: 25 years of cooperation and vision for the future

01 July 2016
In 2016, Azerbaijan and the EU are celebrating their 25th anniversary of collaboration: their first contacts date back to 1991 in the framework of the technical assistance programme to the Commonwealth of Independent States - TACIS.