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Ukraine: Grants for national and international cooperation projects for cultural organisations

19 December 2018
Ukrainian institutions located in at least two non-neighbouring regions of Ukraine have until 31 January 2019 to apply for funding for the implementation of joint projects. This opportunity is available through the EU-funded Culture Bridges programme in Ukraine. Another opportunity is also offered…
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Joint press statement following the fifth Association Council meeting between the EU and Ukraine

18 December 2018
On 17 December, the EU and Ukraine held the fifth meeting of the Association Council in Brussels. The Council took place after the first full year since the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (including its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area) entered into force on 1 September 2017 which,…
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Deadline extension: new call for proposals from Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

18 December 2018
A new deadline of 31 December 2018 has been set for civil society organisations from the Eastern Neighbourhood to apply for the fifth call for proposals recently announced by the Secretariat of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) among its members. The call is part of the EaP CSF…
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Ukraine: international mobility grants for culture and creative organisations

18 December 2018
Professionals from culture and creative industries sector in Ukraine and the EU have until 9 January 2019 to apply for international mobility grants for professional travel or study in EU Member States or Ukraine. This opportunity is available through the EU-funded Culture Bridges programme in…
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Statement by the European Commission on International Migrants Day 2018

17 December 2018
On the occasion of International Migrants Day on 18 December, the European Commission and the High Representative made the following statement: “The history of humankind is a history of migration. For thousands of years people have migrated from one place to another, for a variety of reasons, and…
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EU provides further humanitarian funding for Ukraine

14 December 2018
On 13 December, the EU announced that it has allocated an additional €4 million to continue delivering much-needed humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine at the onset of winter. This brings the EU’s humanitarian assistance in Ukraine to €116 million since 2014. The conflict has affected over 4…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 December 2018
'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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Energy Community highlights opportunities of low-carbon transition at COP24 in Poland

13 December 2018
On 10 December, the Energy Community Secretariat held a side event to the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, entitled “Shifting to a low-carbon economy: Just transition pathways in the Energy Community and beyond”. The event, chaired by Connie Hedegaard, former EU Commissioner for Climate…
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European Parliament awards Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov the 2018 Sakharov Prize

13 December 2018
Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director being illegally detained by Russia, is this year’s winner of the European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The award ceremony was held in Strasbourg on 12 December. Sentsov was not in Parliament to collect his award in person, as he remains…
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Federica Mogherini on the state of play of the implementation of the Association Agreement with Ukraine

13 December 2018
On 11 December, the European Parliament (EP) held a plenary session on the state of play of the implementation of the Association Agreement with Ukraine. Addressing the Parliament, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini referred to the awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg…