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EU workshop in Ukraine to discuss issues related to small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices

15 October 2019
On 21-22 October, experts from Poland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the implementation of international standards in the conduct of comprehensive research of small arms, artillery weapons and explosive devices. The workshop will help with adapting to the constant technical evolution…
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10 years of Eastern Partnership: Vilnius to host EU and Eastern partner leaders forum

14 October 2019
On 24-25 October, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host a forum of local leaders from the EU and its Eastern partner countries. Titled ‘10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: Localising Sustainable Development Goals in the EU and the EaP’, the event will gather 120 mayors, councilors and…
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Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission supports discussion on Criminal Code review

14 October 2019
Representatives from Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (parliament), Supreme Court, Ministry of Justice and eminent university professors of law convened at EUAM headquarters on 10 October to chart an agenda for the review of the country’s Criminal Code. The purpose of the review is to help Ukraine align…
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Ukraine hosts regional seminar on tourism development in Eastern Neighbourhood

14 October 2019
On 9 October, the west Ukrainian city, Lviv, hosted a regional networking event on tourism development. Supported by the EU’s ‘Mayors for Economic Growth’ (M4EG) project, the event was attended by 34 representatives of M4EG signatories from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

11 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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‘EU Versus Disinformation’ website revamped with new features

11 October 2019
On 10 October, the EU announced that the EUvsDisinfo website, which guides users through the disinformation world, has been revamped with exciting new features being added. Disinformation’s main source has become more accessible and comprehensive. The user will be able to enjoy the online search…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
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Mogherini at European Parliament debate on Ukraine: “I am proud of the progress we have achieved together in these years”

10 October 2019
On 9 October, the European Parliament hosted a plenary debate on the situation in Ukraine. EU High Representative, Federica Mogherini, opened the event saying that when she started in her current post five years ago, Ukraine was almost the only issue on the foreign policy agenda. “In one sense I…
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EU diplomats meet Ukrainian film director, Oleh Sentsov, Russia’s former political prisoner

10 October 2019
On 10 October, EU diplomats met with Ukrainian film director from Crimea, Oleh Sentsov, who was illegally detained by Russia in 2014, sentenced to 20 years in prison and released in September 2019. The EU said it expects that all Ukrainian political prisoners who remain in Russia and temporarily…