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The European Training Foundation: Vocational education and training as a tool to address global challenges

20 June 2019
The European Training Foundation is back at the annual IIAS-Lien conference. This year’s theme is ‘Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Governance’ and the meeting is taking place at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. This major event is organised by the International Institute of…
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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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New proposals to improve EU's support for security and development in partner countries

06 July 2016
  The European Commission and the High Representative Federica Mogherini yesterday proposed measures to enhance the EU's effectiveness in supporting stability, security and development in third countries. The measures, outlined in a Joint Communication on security sector reform in partner…
EaP countries’ participation in EU-led missions and operations – discussion in Brussels

EaP countries’ participation in EU-led missions and operations – discussion in Brussels

02 May 2016
Some 70 representatives from Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, EU Member States and EU institutions met in Brussels last week to discuss the engagement of EU partner countries in the missions and operations led by the EU.  The meeting took place in the framework of the Eastern Partnership Panel…
Family reunification issues in focus at meeting of EaP Panel on Migration and Asylum

Family reunification issues in focus at meeting of EaP Panel on Migration and Asylum

04 December 2015
Representatives of EU Member States, Eastern Partnership countries, academia and international organizations gathered in Tbilisi last week to compare policies, procedures and approaches to family reunification in a two-day meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum.   Family…
CBC project creates common cultural space for Latvian and Russian artists

CBC project creates common cultural space for Latvian and Russian artists

03 November 2015
A common cultural space without boundaries for new opportunities and challenges in art and literature has been created in framework of a project funded by the EU under the Estonia-Latvia-Russia cross-border cooperation programme.   Thanks to the 20-month project –  “Shaping of Latvia-Russia…
Effects of corruption in focus at Kyiv border and customs training

Effects of corruption in focus at Kyiv border and customs training

02 November 2015
Border-guard and customs officers from all six Eastern Partnership countries last week travelled to Kyiv for a three-day anti-corruption training organised by the EU-funded EaP-IBM Capacity Building Project, at which speakers from Frontex, the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the OSCE addressed…