UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

22 February 2019
Member States have endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's proposal to modernise the EU's common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological…
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YES Armenia programme concludes as beneficiaries discuss its results

22 February 2019
On 30 January, the EU-funded YES Armenia programme officially concluded its work. Launched in December 2017, the programme offered 21 young professionals a unique opportunity and challenge to work in different ministries and government agencies to deliver tangible results. For 12 months, they…
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Armenia’s international community honours rights advocates

21 February 2019
On 20 February, the EU joined a number of international partners to honour individuals working to promote human rights, freedom of expression, diversity, democracy, transparency, legal reform and equal rights in Armenia. Ten awards were given to Armenians at the Universal Rights Awards Ceremony,…
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EU programme facilitates discussion on equitable access to water supply and sanitation in Armenia

20 February 2019
On 19 February, Armenian water and health experts and policy makers met in the country’s capital of Yerevan to discuss the results of a baseline analysis for setting national targets under the UNECE/WHO Europe Protocol on Water and Health and equitable access to water supply and sanitation. The…
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EU donates books to library in Armenia to mark birthday of famous poet Hovhannes Tumanyan

20 February 2019
On 19 February, to mark the birthdate of the famous Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan, the European Union National Institutes for Culture and the EU Delegation to Armenia joined to donate books in a ceremony. This was a joint initiative to donate around 67 books to the central library named after…
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Winner of #EU4Energy Energy Markets contest receives electric scooter

20 February 2019
The EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, Peter Michalko, has awarded the main prize to the winner of the #EU4Energy Energy Markets contest, Veronika Sili. Thanks to her victory, Veronika became the proud owner of an electric scooter. The #EU4Energy contest on Energy Markets was organised…
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EU promotes accessible winter sports for children with disabilities in Armenia

19 February 2019
On 18 February, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, joined a group of children with disabilities to ski at the country’s Tsakhadzor ski resort. 10 children from the Shirak marz arrived in Tsakhadzor yesterday for a two-day skiing getaway, during which they were…
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Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership

19 February 2019
Students from the Eastern Partnership region have until 5 April to submit essays on the future of the Eastern Partnership as part of a competition announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 February 2019
'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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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

13 February 2019
100 Young European Ambassadors from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are gathering this week in Brussels to celebrate the achievements of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) over the past decade. "Young people are…