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EU and Armenia present roadmap for CEPA implementation

13 November 2019
On 12 November, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the Armenian government jointly organised an event during which the parties presented the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) roadmap implementation. The EU also presented the instruments of assistance available to…
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Ukraine: EU experts to discuss statistics on information and communication technologies at enterprises

13 November 2019
On 18-22 November, experts from Italy and Romania will visit Ukraine to discuss the production of statistics on information and communication technologies at entreprises. The expert mission will aim to assess the organisational and methodological approaches existing in Ukraine to carry out…
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EU on land reform discussion in Ukraine: “It is essential to put in place safeguards to this market opening”

13 November 2019
Following the current discussion of land market reform in Ukraine, the EU issued a statement on 13 November. “The EU supports the government’s plan to open the land market in Ukraine, a move that could unleash huge potential for Ukraine’s economy,” said the EU, adding that the reform should be…
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Eastern Partnership Media Conference focuses on economic sustainability and shaping future donor support

13 November 2019
On 13-14 November, the Latvian capital Riga will host ‘The Eastern Partnership Media Conference 2019: Business and Sustainability’. Organised by the European Commission with the support of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the Government of Latvia, the event will bring together 100…
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EU4Youth: Transnational skills competition for Armenian and Georgian youth

12 November 2019
A skills competition involving Georgian and Armenian youth was organised the EU4Youth project ‘SAY YES Skills for Jobs’ on 6 November with participants taking part in three professional skills, landscape design, cheese making and confectionery. The Transnational Skills Competition was organised by…
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EU reacts to recent developments in Moldova

12 November 2019
“The vote of no-confidence of the government in the Republic of Moldova over questions concerning the recruitment process of the Prosecutor General sends worrying signals for the reform process in the country,” said the EU in a statement on 12 November. “The coalition had started a number of…
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EU supports Ukrainian parliament discussion on strengthening country’s European integration

12 November 2019
Strengthening Ukraine’s European integration and speeding-up implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement were the main topics of a discussion supported by the EU Delegation to Ukraine last week. Members of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) and experts participated in the event…
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Second European Film Festival started in Armenia

12 November 2019
On 10 November, the second European Film Festival began in Armenia. The grand opening in Yerevan was followed by a screening of the French-Italian ‘Gliria Mundi’, by renowned Armenian film director Robert Guédiguian. The festival will last until 2 December and will take place in four cities around…
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Eastern Partnership panel on security, civil protection, common security and defence policy convened in Brussels

11 November 2019
On 7 November, the Belgium capital Brussels hosted the 13th edition of the Eastern Partnership panel on security, common security and defence policy (CSDP) and civil protection. The panel gathered over 70 participants from all of the EU’s Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,…
10th anniversary of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

11 November 2019
On 1 December 2019, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights will celebrate its 10th anniversary since it became legally binding, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. To mark this anniversary, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of…