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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 December 2018
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Energy Community highlights opportunities of low-carbon transition at COP24 in Poland

13 December 2018
On 10 December, the Energy Community Secretariat held a side event to the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, entitled “Shifting to a low-carbon economy: Just transition pathways in the Energy Community and beyond”. The event, chaired by Connie Hedegaard, former EU Commissioner for Climate…
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Armenia: Young European Ambassadors invite citizens of Gyumri for a cup of coffee to mark Human Rights Day

13 December 2018
On 15 December, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Armenia will visit Aregak bakery and coffee shop in the country’s city of Gyumri. Known as the very first barrier-free, inclusive coffee shop and bakery in the country, Aregak was supported by EU. YEAs will offer free coffee to visitors of…
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Celebrating 10 years of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum in Tbilisi

13 December 2018
Hosted by the Georgian Parliament, the 10th Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) took place on 10-12 December in Tbilisi, Georgia. The three-day event, entitled “Leading the Way Towards a Democratic European Future” focused on how to further sustainable, democratic development and…
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Armenia: EU supports opening of arts and crafts centre and winter bazaar in Dilijan

12 December 2018
Arts and crafts specialists from the Armenian city of Dilijan and adjacent communities will from now on enjoy the city’s newly opened arts and crafts centre. Visitors will be able to create interesting items and souvenirs at the centre. Officially opened on 8 December, the centre was established…
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EU on the early parliamentary elections in Armenia

12 December 2018
“On 9 December, Armenia held early elections to the National Assembly, which were the first national elections after the political transition of April-May 2018,” said the EU in a statement the day after the elections. The EU referred to the International Elections Observation Mission, which stated…
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Sweden to share models with Armenia to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities

11 December 2018
On 17-19 December, two high-level civil servants from Armenia will visit Sweden to learn about the existing models to support people with mental, cognitive or emotional disabilities. The visit will build on the results of the relevant expert mission previously held in Armenia, giving participants…
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EU steps up action against disinformation

10 December 2018
On 5 December, the EU presented an action plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond. The plan was developed in view of the 2019 European elections, as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020. Taking stock of the…
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Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day

10 December 2018
On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then. The EU remains a staunch supporter of civil…
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Eastern Partnership: Promoting stronger economies and societies for the EU’s six Eastern Partners

06 December 2018
On 6 December , the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, is hosting the 5th Eastern Partnership Business Forum in Vienna. This will be followed by the Eastern Partnership’s Annual Conference on 7 December. The two events will bring…