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EU advises Moldova on developing an efficient traceability system in its wine sector

22 January 2019
On 28-29 January, experts from Italy and Portugal will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide advice and guidance for Moldovan officials, inspectors and wine producers on the elements required to develop an efficient traceability system in the wine sector in order to harmonise the country's…
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Applications open for the fourth Energy Community Summer School 2019

22 January 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat has launched the call for applications for the fourth Energy Community Summer School. This is a unique opportunity for 40 postgraduate students and young professionals to gain an in-depth knowledge of the energy sector and gain the skills to shape the sector’s…
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EU to support community-led peacebuilding and advocacy in Ukraine

22 January 2019
A new EU project to support community-led peacebuilding and advocacy initiatives is to be launched in Ukraine. The project “Reweaving the Ukrainian social fabric: supporting community-led peacebuilding and advocacy” will help civil society organisations (CSOs), local, regional and national…
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EU4Energy to assist Ukraine with national energy saving measures

22 January 2019
The EU4Energy Governance Project will support the Government of Ukraine with the fulfilment of its commitments under the Energy Community Treaty to develop and implement energy efficiency and energy saving policies. Top Energy Community experts will work on developing a draft National Energy…
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Europe's electricity market to be more competitive and consumer-centred

21 January 2019
Europe's electricity market rules are being updated to improve the functioning of the market, empower consumers and pave the way for the clean energy transition. On 19 December, the Council of the EU approved an agreement with the European Parliament on a directive and regulation on electricity…
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EU welcomes recent developments towards peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, expects positive outcome

21 January 2019
The EU issued a statement on 18 January regarding recent developments in the efforts for a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. “Exchanges in recent months between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan,…
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EU to share best practices in conducting biomedical research on diseases with Belarus

21 January 2019
On 28-29 January, experts from Estonia, Norway and Sweden will visit Belarus to conduct a workshop on conducting biomedical research relating to epidemiology, or the study of diseases. The aim of the workshop is to provide advice and guidance to Belarusian biomedical experts, scientists and policy…
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EU project develops “Complex Action Plan” to improve management of infrastructure projects in Ukraine

21 January 2019
An action plan for reforming the project cycle management of infrastructure projects in Ukraine, developed with EU support, was presented at the inter-ministerial meeting in the country’s capital of Kyiv on 18 January. The so-called Complex Action Plan was developed by the country’s Ministries of…
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EU Advisory Mission and National Police of Ukraine lay groundwork for stronger police-community relations in Khmelnytskyi

21 January 2019
A workshop organised by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) and National Police of Ukraine brought together representatives of law enforcement bodies, non-governmental organisations, local businesses and local government in Khmelnytskyi last week. The aim of the event was to help build stronger…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019

18 January 2019
The Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year (download logo package here). Over the past decade, the collective efforts of the European Union, its Member States and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine have brought considerable benefits to…