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Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership

19 February 2019
Students from the Eastern Partnership region have until 5 April to submit essays on the future of the Eastern Partnership as part of a competition announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of…
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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

13 February 2019
100 Young European Ambassadors from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are gathering this week in Brussels to celebrate the achievements of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) over the past decade. "Young people are…
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Common challenges, common solutions: conference in Estonia to discuss past, present and future of Eastern Partnership

28 January 2019
On 8 February, the Estonian capital of Tallinn will host the 6th Annual Conference on the Eastern Partnership. This year’s event will mark the tenth anniversary of the EU’s Eastern Partnership policy. The conference will gather high-level representatives of all three parties involved in the…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019

18 January 2019
The Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year (download logo package here). Over the past decade, the collective efforts of the European Union, its Member States and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine have brought considerable benefits to…
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Eastern Partnership: Indicative action plan for investment in Trans-European Transport Network published

16 January 2019
In a bid to boost connectivity and economic growth in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, the European Commission and the World Bank have co-authored an “Indicative trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Investment Action Plan” that identifies priority projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan,…
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EU announces new scholarships for students to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

15 January 2019
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 1 March. The scholarship programme is funded by…
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Visa liberalisation: Commission reports on fulfilment of visa-free requirements by the Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries

20 December 2018
On 19 December, the European Commission reported on its assessment of the fulfilment of the visa liberalisation benchmarks by a number of countries, including several in the Eastern Partnership region: Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Other countries covered by the report include…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and neighbouring countries review progress of the 20 Deliverables for 2020 to bring concrete benefits for citizens

15 October 2018
Foreign Ministers from 28 EU Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met with Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn in a meeting chaired by EU High…
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First Eastern Partnership European School opens its doors in Tbilisi

04 September 2018
The first Eastern Partnership European School opened today in Tbilisi, Georgia. One of the Eastern Partnership's 20 deliverables for 2020, it will provide students from the EU’s six Eastern partner countries with an innovative academic programme while fostering multicultural exchanges and…
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EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting discusses Eastern Partnership

18 July 2018
The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council discussed the Eastern Partnership on 16 July, ahead of the Eastern Partnership ministerial meeting in October this year. Foreign ministers reaffirmed the commitment of the EU to the region, to the reform agenda and to the priorities identified as the '20…