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EU4Energy: Ukrainian Parliament takes steps to unbundle gas transmission system

20 November 2019
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a Law on amending several legal acts in order to unbundle the gas transmission system on 15 November. As a result, it has created the necessary conditions for establishing an independent system operator (ISO) for gas in line with the EU’s Third Energy Package…
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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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Romania to share experience in developing the effective market-monitoring tool with Ukraine

19 November 2019
Between 27 and 29 November, representatives of the Economic Analysis Department and Agricultural Markets Unit (Antimonopoly Committee) and the Department of Structural Statistics (State Statistics Service) of Ukraine will visit Romania to learn from the country’s experience in developing the…
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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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Erasmus+: Opportunity for students in Ukraine

19 November 2019
On 25-28 November and 2 December, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv will host training courses on the ‘EU as an Endeavor Entrepreneur’ and ‘Benchmarking and Strategic Implementation of the European Business Model for Ukraine’. Aimed at students and…
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EU to participate in Eastern Partnership Investment Summit in London

19 November 2019
On 22 November, the EU will actively participate in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Investment Summit in the British capital, London. Organised by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the event is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership initiative. This…
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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…
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EU4Climate: regional workshop on working together to counter climate change

19 November 2019
Representatives from the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Tbilisi on 18 November to discuss their progress in mitigating climate change and adapting to its effects by introducing climate-sensitive policies and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Organised by the EU and the United Nations…
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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…
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Parliamentary elections in Belarus – lost opportunity in terms of international standards, according to EU

19 November 2019
On 18 November, commenting on the parliamentary elections that took place the day before in Belarus, the EU said it “took place in an overall calm atmosphere”. “Nevertheless, it was a lost opportunity to conduct elections fully in line with international standards,” the EU added. The EU referred…