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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…
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EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics in Tbilisi to discuss promotion of education and culture in Eastern Partnership

25 June 2019
On 24–25 June, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, is in Tbilisi for the Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Values through Education and Culture. Over 200 participants have gathered for the event to consider how cooperation in the fields of…
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Three ideas for addressing community needs nominated for EU award at Hackathon in Georgia

20 June 2019
Digital solutions for cleaner environment, better health and accessibility for all were the three ideas nominated for the EU Digitalisation for Civil Society Award by participants and mentors at the 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon, which took place last week in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. On…
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EU–Armenia Partnership Council – joint press statement

13 June 2019
The second EU–Armenia Partnership Council took place in Brussels on 13 June. The Council reaffirmed the commitment of the EU and Armenia to implement the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) effectively. It highlighted the paramount importance of the rule of law and respect…

Ukraine celebrates two years since visa-free travel to the EU entered into force

13 June 2019
On 11 June, Ukraine celebrated the second anniversary since the visa-free travel regime between Ukraine and the European Union entered into force. This allowed Ukrainians with biometric passports to travel without visas to most EU countries for a stay of 90 days in any 180-day period. The number…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and its six Eastern partner countries endorse joint declaration on transport cooperation

07 June 2019
Marking 10 years of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), transport ministers from the 28 EU countries and its six Eastern partner countries met on 6 June in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation in the area of transport. The main topics for discussion were road safety and infrastructure…

Delivering on a stronger partnership: the EU and its six Eastern partners agree to develop better transport links

06 June 2019
On 6 June, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, hosted the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting on Transport. The event brought together EU Ministers responsible for transport and their counterparts from the six Eastern partner…
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Registration opens for Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Common Values through Education and Culture

04 June 2019
On 25–26 June, the European Commission is organising an Eastern Partnership conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The event will focus on promoting common values through education and culture. The conference will address key issues related to democratisation, citizenship, integrity and…
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10 years of the Eastern Partnership: EU report takes stock of achievements and draws recommendations for civil society

23 May 2019
A new report on “Advancing Eastern Partnership: 23 Civil Society Ideas for the Policy beyond 2020” has been published by the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF). The report is the result of six focus groups coordinated by the EaP CSF, which brought together experts and members from…
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Federica Mogherini on the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: “it is all about people and a cooperative approach”

15 May 2019
On 14 May, Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine), foreign ministers of the EU Member States, civil society representatives, business leaders, young people and journalists from across the 34…