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EU-Ukraine Association Council to take place next week

23 January 2020
On 28 January, the EU and Ukraine will meet for the next Association Council. The meeting will review the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the developments related to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. This will be the first Association Council chaired by…
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EU announces new scholarships for students to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

21 January 2020
A new call for scholarships is now open for students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe and the European Union. Applications can be submitted until 14 March 2020. The scholarship programme is…
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EU and Armenia take stock on Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement implementation

18 December 2019
Established under the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA), the EU-Armenia Partnership Committee met for the second time in Brussels on 16 December to assess the implementation of the Agreement. The EU expressed appreciation for the progress made by Armenia in…
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EU report: Implementation of reforms continues to bring EU and Ukraine closer together

16 December 2019
The new President, Parliament and Government of Ukraine have all stated their commitment to the continued implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. A report published by the EU on 16 December finds that, over the past year, Ukraine has adopted important legislation and strengthened…
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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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Results of EU-Georgia visa liberalisation agreement: Three years on

16 December 2019
With its third anniversary approaching, the EU-Georgia visa liberalisation agreement has allowed half a million Georgians to access visa-free travel to the Schengen zone, participants learned last week at a conference in the country’s capital of Tbilisi. The event gathered policymakers and…
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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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Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting focuses on future of teaching and learning

27 November 2019
On 22 November, the Belgian capital of Brussels hosted an Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting on the topic of education. In particular, the event was an opportunity to discuss the future of teaching and learning in the Eastern Partnership region. The event focused on past, current and future…