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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2018

03 May 2018
On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, Federica Mogherini issued a declaration on behalf of the EU recalling that Press freedom plays a crucial role in promoting good governance, transparency and accountability. "On this day we celebrate the World Press Freedom Day in a difficult context…
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Georgia: EU supports modernisation of Enguri hydro power plant

10 January 2018
On 10 January, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced the allocation of a €28 million loan for the modernisation and rehabilitation of the Enguri hydro power plant, the largest electricity supplier in Georgia. An additional €7 million grant was allocated by the European…
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EU programme calls for energy efficiency projects in Ukraine

21 August 2017
The EU-funded U-LEAD with Europe programme has called on local and regional authorities in Ukraine to submit project proposals aiming to increase energy efficiency in the country. The call for proposals is open until 5 September 2017. According to the programme, it has allocated 15 grants of up to…
Azerbaijan: EU celebrates launch of its media projects

Azerbaijan: EU celebrates launch of its media projects

15 June 2017
On 14 June, the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan brought together partners and friends to celebrate the launch of the 'AvropadASAN' radio programme and SizinAvropa.az web platform. The EU Delegation also presented awards to the winners of two recent competitions: the ‘#EUaroundU – Tell your…
Armenia to increase energy security and sustainable energy development

Armenia to increase energy security and sustainable energy development

07 June 2017
On 2 June, Yerevan hosted a seminar on renewable energy. The seminar focused on increasing energy security, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring sustainable energy development of municipalities. Representatives of 15 Armenian municipalities, including seven Covenant signatories, attended…
EU supporting youth in the Eastern Partnership

EU supporting youth in the Eastern Partnership: find out what it means for you

07 December 2016
Do you know what the EU is doing to support young people in the Eastern Partnership region? Are you aware of the opportunities that may be open to you, and how you could take part? The EU Neighbours East project answers these questions and more in the fully updated, interactive edition of its Info…
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Human rights and democracy: EU annual report 2015 adopted

21 September 2016
  The European Union Council adopted the "country and regional issues" part of the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2015 which complements the thematic part of the report published on 20 June 2016.    The 2015 annual report sets out the efforts of the EU, through…
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Mogherini calls for Global Compact to meet migration challenge

20 September 2016
  The world needs a new Global Compact to guarantee safe, regular and orderly migration flows, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini told the UN Migration Summit in New York today, stressing that "the European Union is finally turning words into action".   The EU High Representative’s…
Apply now: EIB secondment programme for public and private sector professionals from Eastern Partnership

Apply now: EIB secondment programme for public and private sector professionals from Eastern Partnership

08 August 2016
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced the launch of the Eastern Partnership Secondment Programme for professionals from both the public and private sectors. Set up with the support of the EIB’s Eastern Partnership Trust Fund (EPTATF), the Programme is only open to nationals of five…
Opportunity for CSOs in the EaP region: learn about EU project management, policy dialogue and how to obtain EU funds

Opportunity for CSOs in the EaP region: learn about EU project management, policy dialogue and how to obtain EU funds

04 August 2016
The EU-funded ‘Civil Society. Dialogue for Progress’ project has announced the launch of e-learning courses for civil society organisations (CSOs), which will mainly target junior and middle-level members of CSOs active or interested in being involved in policy dialogue, as well as EU project…