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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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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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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…

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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One week left to contribute with ideas regarding the future of the Eastern Partnership

23 October 2019
This summer, the EU opened up a broad, inclusive and structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). During September-October, each of the Eastern partner countries hosted national discussions on the issue, involving various stakeholders. The last one was…
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Eastern Partnership: what does it mean for you? A set of interactive cards to answer all your questions

05 August 2019
What does the Eastern Partnership means for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine? What is the EU’s interest in partnership with these countries? What are the concrete benefits for ordinary citizens? The answers to these and other questions can be found in…

10th anniversary of Eastern Partnership on agenda at international conference in Georgia

09 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi will host an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. The event will bring together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…