EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
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EU presents interactive map of its projects in Armenia

11 October 2019
The spectrum of the EU-Armenia partnership and cooperation, the EU-supported projects implemented in various sectors and beneficiary stories are now available online. On 10 October, the EU launched EU4Armenia.am, an overarching platform containing this information. The EU4Armenia.am is an…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

11 October 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Neighbours Inspire! – Belarus campaign to present EU’s transboundary cooperation programmes

07 October 2019
‘Neighbours Inspire!’ is the title of the EU-supported communication campaign that will be held in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, and the country’s regional capitals. Initiated by the EU Delegation to Belarus, the campaign is aimed at highlighting the outcomes and outlining the prospects of the…
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EU guidance on handling visa applications from residents of Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions

04 October 2019
This week the European Commission and the European External Action Service have sent EU Member States and non-EU Schengen countries guidance on how to handle visa applications lodged by residents of the non-government controlled areas of Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The guidance follows…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

27 September 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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EU expert mission to Azerbaijan to focus on analysing risk of illegal migration

26 September 2019
On 1 October, an expert from Slovenia and two experts from Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, will visit Azerbaijan to meet representatives of the country’s State Migration Service. The EU experts will share with their Azerbaijani counterparts the methods applied in the EU…
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Ukraine: EU supports renovation of two kindergartens in Melitopol

25 September 2019
Children and teachers at the Barvinok and Berizka kindergartens in the Ukrainian city of Melitopol are now able to enjoy the benefits of new windows, new heating systems, and insulated roofs. These are just two of the more than 260 facilities that are to be renovated as part of EU projects using…
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Armenia: EU-Armenia Joint Visa Facilitation Committee meets in Yerevan

18 September 2019
On 13 September, the 5th Meeting of the EU-Armenia Joint Visa Facilitation Committee took place in the country’s capital of Yerevan. The event was co-chaired by Diederik Paalman, Deputy Head of the Visa Policy and Document Security Unit of the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs…
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European Training Foundation: Skills dimensions of migration to promote decent employment for all

04 September 2019
In 2017 an estimated 258 million people were living in a country other than their country of birth, up from 173 million in 2000 and often they do not enjoy decent work conditions. Moreover, the simultaneous inflows and outflows of migration are experienced today by more countries. In this context…