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Assessing the civil society environment in Eastern Partnership countries

19 November 2019
The European Centre for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) has launched a new website assessing civil society environments in the EU’s Eastern partner countries. Based on a unique methodology,the CSO (civil society organisations) Meter has been designed to support regular and consistent monitoring of civil…
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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…
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…

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…