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Fellowship opportunity for young civil society activists from Eastern Neighbourhood

19 November 2019
Young civil society activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine with new ideas to improve their communities or countries have a chance to develop their leadership skills. The EU-funded Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility (EaP CSF) announced a…
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EU to review pro-Kremlin disinformation tactics and messages at conference in Georgia

19 November 2019
On 22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will gather strategic communication experts, EU officials, diplomats, young professionals, civil society and media from across the EU, its Eastern partner countries, the Western Balkans and other regions for the ‘Disinfo Alert!’ conference. The…
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EU4Climate: regional workshop on working together to counter climate change

19 November 2019
Representatives from the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Tbilisi on 18 November to discuss their progress in mitigating climate change and adapting to its effects by introducing climate-sensitive policies and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Organised by the EU and the United Nations…
Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
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Parliamentary elections in Belarus – lost opportunity in terms of international standards, according to EU

19 November 2019
On 18 November, commenting on the parliamentary elections that took place the day before in Belarus, the EU said it “took place in an overall calm atmosphere”. “Nevertheless, it was a lost opportunity to conduct elections fully in line with international standards,” the EU added. The EU referred…
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European Investment Bank allocates €7 billion for communications, renewable energy and innovation

18 November 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support new investments across Europe and around the world with €6.9 billion to improve communications, renewable energy, sustainable transport, social housing and education infrastructure. The EIB Board of Directors also approved a new energy lending policy…
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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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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…
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Green light for negotiations on modernising the Energy Charter Treaty

11 November 2019
On 6 November, the highest decision-making body of the International Energy Charter – the Energy Charter Conference – approved a mandate, procedural issues and a timeline for negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty. According to the decision, the conference establishes and…