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EU report highlights importance of maintaining reform momentum and depolarising the political environment in Georgia

10 February 2020
Georgia remains committed to the implementation of the EU–Georgia Association Agreement, according to the fourth annual Association Implementation Report. The EU document was published on 7 February – ahead of the next EU–Georgia Association Council, which is scheduled for spring this year.…
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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…

Eastern Neighbourhood countries agree principles of Regional Roaming Agreement

21 November 2019
The basic principles of a Regional Roaming Agreement for the Eastern Neighbourhood countries have been agreed at the Roaming Stakeholder Meeting of the Network of Eastern Partnership Regulators for Electronic Communications (EaPeReg) held in Vilnius, Lithuania on 12 November. The working group…
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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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EU supports discussion on air quality monitoring and reporting in Eastern Neighbourhood

04 November 2019
On 20-22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the second regional workshop on air quality monitoring and reporting. Focusing on the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the event is organised by an EU-funded project in cooperation with Georgian authorities. The aim of the air quality…
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EU approves new budget assistance to Moldova to support rule of law and rural development reforms

01 November 2019
On 31 October, the European Commission approved the disbursement of almost €25 million in budget support assistance for the Republic of Moldova to help the government to deliver key reforms. The reforms will benefit citizens in the areas of policing, the fight against corruption and money…