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EU report: Implementation of reforms continues to bring EU and Ukraine closer together

16 December 2019
The new President, Parliament and Government of Ukraine have all stated their commitment to the continued implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. A report published by the EU on 16 December finds that, over the past year, Ukraine has adopted important legislation and strengthened…
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Journalists and bloggers from the Eastern Neighbourhood visit Estonia and Finland

16 December 2019
On 9-13 December, a group of 30 journalists and social media bloggers from six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) visited Estonia, where they met with the country’s high-level officials and local media. The aim of this press trip…
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Results of EU-Georgia visa liberalisation agreement: Three years on

16 December 2019
With its third anniversary approaching, the EU-Georgia visa liberalisation agreement has allowed half a million Georgians to access visa-free travel to the Schengen zone, participants learned last week at a conference in the country’s capital of Tbilisi. The event gathered policymakers and…
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Eastern Partnership: Young journalists and online influencers discuss strategic communication and the role of independent media

11 December 2019
Around 200 young media professionals, online media influencers, civil society activists, and EU officials met in Helsinki, Finland, on 11-12 December for the “Stronger Together - Eastern Partnership Media Conference" organised by the Finnish Presidency, with the support of the European Commission…
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Tool for assessment of civil society in Eastern partner countries presented in Brussels

05 December 2019
On 3 December, a presentation of the new CSO Meter for civil society organisations (CSOs) took place in Brussels. The CSO Meter is a new tool to monitor and assess the environment in which CSOs operate in the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic…
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Commissioner Várhelyi discusses future of Eastern Partnership with civil society representatives

05 December 2019
On 5 December, the EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, participated in the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum “EaP4EU: Joining forces for a win-win partnership” in Brussels. The forum brought together over 200 civil society…
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Eastern Partnership Investment Summit in London: Time ripe for more international investment in the region

25 November 2019
On 22 November, the inaugural Eastern Partnership (EaP) Investment Summit took place in London, UK. Organised by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the summit brought together political leaders from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine…
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Eastern Neighbourhood countries agree principles of Regional Roaming Agreement

21 November 2019
The basic principles of a Regional Roaming Agreement for the Eastern Neighbourhood countries have been agreed at the Roaming Stakeholder Meeting of the Network of Eastern Partnership Regulators for Electronic Communications (EaPeReg) held in Vilnius, Lithuania on 12 November. The working group…
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EU to participate in Eastern Partnership Investment Summit in London

19 November 2019
On 22 November, the EU will actively participate in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Investment Summit in the British capital, London. Organised by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the event is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership initiative. This…
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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…