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EU renews support for recovery, peacebuilding and governance reforms in conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine

12 November 2018
A contribution of €25 million from the EU marks the beginning of a new phase of the “EU Support to the east of Ukraine – Recovery, Peacebuilding and Governance, 2018-2022” project, to be jointly implemented by four agencies: United Nations Development Programme, UN Women, UN Population Fund, Food…
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EU-funded project supports state institutions responsible for migration management in Azerbaijan

09 November 2018
Representatives of Azerbaijani state institutions, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, experts representing the Netherlands, Lithuania and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) gathered on 6-8 November in the Azerbaijani capital of in Baku. The event was organised within…
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Ukrainians received the most first residence permits in the EU in 2017

26 October 2018
In 2017, citizens of Ukraine continued to receive the highest number of residence permits in EU Member States of any non-EU country. There were 662,000 Ukrainian beneficiaries. According to Eurostat, most (88%) of the permits were issued in Poland. Ukrainians benefited from residence permits…
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Moldova: Chess schools in Ribnita and Rezina renovated with EU support

23 October 2018
Children from the neighbouring towns of Ribnita and Rezina have been developing their analytical thinking in chess schools renovated with EU support. On Sunday 21 October, both schools, which sit on either side of the Dniester River, hosted tournaments. The Rezina chess school operates within the…
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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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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

12 October 2018
'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 Monitoring Mission marks 10 years since deployment to Georgia

01 October 2018
On 1 October, the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) marks 10 years since it was deployed to Georgia. For a decade, the EUMM has contributed to enhanced security and stability, conducting over 65,000 patrols on the ground. Over 1,700 EU nationals have served the Mission over the years. “…
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Netherlands shares experience of processing advance passenger information with Georgia

01 October 2018
On 25–26 September, seven representatives from the Revenue Service and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia visited the Netherlands to learn how the country deals with advance passenger information. They visited the Advance Passenger Information (API) Centre, learned about the roles of air…
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Belarusian city of Braslaŭ joins in European Mobility Week

24 September 2018
The Belarusian city of Braslaŭ has hosted number of activities to mark European Mobility Week, which has been taking place for the past week. Two EU-funded projects in Braslaŭ helped bring together the region’s authorities and non-governmental organisations for a topical celebration at the local…
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Belarus: Minsk takes part in European Mobility Week

17 September 2018
On 20–22 September, cyclists in the Belarusian capital of Minsk will join in with European Mobility Week (EMW), an international campaign to raise awareness about sustainable urban mobility. On 20 September, a study on the advantages of cycling for cities and urban residents will be presented in…