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Eastern Neighbourhood: New opportunities for networking with researchers in the EU

24 June 2019
In June, 40 new actions under the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) initiative were approved by the EU. This provides new opportunities for networking between researchers in the EU and its Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…
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“I BUY REAL!”: Public event in Kyiv on occasion of EU-Ukraine Dialogue on Intellectual Property Rights

21 June 2019
On 25 June, the EU Delegation to Ukraine, together with the country’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Ukraine Alliance Against Counterfeiting and Piracy (UAACP) and the European Business Association, will hold a public event entitled “I BUY REAL” to mark the occasion of the EU-…
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EU Delegation to Ukraine: “We are saddened by the death of V.Komarov”

21 June 2019
“We are saddened by [the] death of V.Komarov, an investigative journalist from Cherkasy, who was attacked this May,” said the EU Delegation to Ukraine on Twitter, reacting to the announcement of the death of Vadym Komarov, a journalist and blogger, on 20 June. “We expect authorities to swiftly…
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Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU extends sanctions by one year

21 June 2019
On 20 June, the EU Council prolonged the restrictive measures introduced in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until 23 June 2020. The measures apply to EU persons and EU-based companies. They are limited to the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol. The sanctions…
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EU reiterates support to establish truth, justice and accountability for victims of MH17 flight downed five years ago above Ukraine

21 June 2019
A statement published on 21 June on the Twitter page of the EU Council Press said that “EU leaders fully support all efforts to establish truth, justice [and] accountability for the victims of the downing of flight #MH17”. “They welcome the announcement that criminal charges will be brought in #…
Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

21 June 2019
A turning point has been reached in the fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) risks and threats worldwide. This was highlighted during the Annual meeting of the European Union CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) that took place from 12 to 14 June…
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EU Advisory Mission supports road safety campaign in Ukraine

21 June 2019
Between late May and early June, the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine supported the third wave of a small-scale Facebook campaign on road safety called “Kerui”. The campaign has been implemented by the country’s National Police. Previous waves included a video featuring famous Ukrainians past…
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EU helps to remedy consequences of conflict in Ukraine’s east

21 June 2019
Between 2014 and 2018, the EU and its Member States contributed over €677 million in humanitarian and early recovery aid. The EU has been one of the largest humanitarian donors amid the crisis in eastern Ukraine. A new article promoted in the recent EU Cooperation Monthly Digest talks about the…
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Commissioner Hahn met with Young European Ambassadors during his recent visit to Azerbaijan

21 June 2019
During his visit to Azerbaijan on 13-14 June, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn met with the country’s Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) to discuss Azerbaijani youth perspective on the Eastern Partnership and EU funded opportunities available…
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The European Council adopted conclusions on external relations

21 June 2019
The European Council on 20 June 2019 adopted conclusions on the next institutional cycle, external relations, the multiannual financial framework (MFF), climate change, disinformation and hybrid threats, the European Semester and enlargement. On External relations: . On the occasion of the…