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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Georgia: Head of EU visits Kakheti region and opens ‘Euroclub’ in Kvareli

12 November 2019
Last week, the Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carle Hartzell, travelled to Kakheti as part of his visit to the country’s regions. During the visit, Ambassador Hartzell attended several EU-supported projects. He observed how the EU helps local women to increase their income and…
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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Ukraine: Kyiv hosts Charity Bazaar to fundraise for people in need

08 November 2019
In November, the Ukrainian capital Kyiv traditionally hosts a Charity Bazaar participants from foreign embassies working in the country, including those from EU Member States. This is the 27th year since this biggest fundraising event came to Ukraine aiming to help local people in need.  It is…
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Commissioner Hahn remembers Ukrainian activist Kateryna Handziuk one year on: “She is not forgotten”

05 November 2019
The EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, remembered on his Twitter account on 4 November the passing away of Ukrainian activist Kateryna Handziuk one year ago. Handziuk passed away one year ago after she was attacked in her hometown with acid. “She…
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Conference in Kyiv: EU supports Ukraine’s efforts to fight disinformation and hybrid threats

04 November 2019
On 31 October, the Ukrainian capital Kyiv hosted a conference on ‘Disinformation and Cyber Security during Elections in Ukraine: Lessons Learned and Future Steps’. Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Matti Maasikas, attended the event. “The EU expresses solidarity with Ukraine in…
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – 2nd November 2019

31 October 2019
Freedom of expression, in all its forms, is the very essence of democracy. Only with a thriving, free and independent media landscape, we can hold governments, businesses and society at large accountable. And precisely for this fundamental right, far too often, journalists and media workers are…
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Opportunity for creative industry: House of Europe in Ukraine – new EU-supported programme

31 October 2019
In October, the new EU-funded programme in Ukraine, ‘House of Europe’, launched its first 11 calls for applications and proposals. The programme aims at fostering professional and creative exchanges between Ukraine and the EU in the sectors of culture and creative industries, education, health,…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

29 October 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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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations Day

24 October 2019
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights…