Poland to share experience of reforming safety management system in rail sector with Ukraine

17 July 2018
On 23-25 July, representatives of the Transport Committee of the Ukrainian Parliament will visit Poland to learn about the country’s experience of reforming its safety management system in the rail sector. They will also be provided with practical advice on the existing system for compliance…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern Partner countries

11 July 2018
Almost half of all citizens (46%) in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 2 percentage points on the 2017 figure – while just 13% have a negative perception. 63% believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good, with citizens of Georgia…
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EU supports project to improve urban road safety in Ukraine

10 July 2018
Five major cities in Ukraine, including its capital of Kyiv, will benefit from a new loan of €75 million provided by European Investment Bank (EIB) to invest in the country’s road safety. Investments will also encourage a shift to a more environmentally friendly public transport system and…
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EU and European Bank of Reconstruction and Development support renewal of public transport in Ukraine

10 July 2018
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the modernisation of public transport in Ukraine with a loan of up to €13 million, which will be used to bring 72 low-floor trolleybuses to the city of Mariupol. The loan will be fully secured by a municipal guarantee and…
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EU project helps to launch national transport strategy in Ukraine

22 June 2018
On 21 June, Ukraine’s Ministry of Infrastructure, in partnership with the EU project Support to the Implementation of the Association Agreement and of the National Strategy of the Transport Sector in Ukraine (AASISTS), officially launched the country’s national transport strategy "Drive Ukraine".…

European Investment Bank supports upgrading of energy and road infrastructure in Ukraine

01 June 2018
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support the extensive modernisation of the electricity transmission infrastructure in Ukraine, helping to ensure that Ukrainian citizens and companies have a reliable source of electricity. The Ukrainian Government strongly supports this project, as evidenced…
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The 2017 TAIEX and Twinning Activity Report has just been published

01 June 2018
Supporting public administrations in their daily efforts to create better living conditions for their citizens is one of the most effective ways to help our neighbours face today’s challenges. Ownership of the results of the provided support is key in the long run to tackle the root causes of…
Happy Europe Day!

Happy Europe Day!

09 May 2018
Sixty-eight years ago today, French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed a joint authority to oversee French and German production of coal and steel, launching an ambitious and remarkable project which has shaped the course of European history and redefined Europe's place in the world. In her…
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EU expert mission to assist Moldova with air operations legislation

09 May 2018
On 15 and 16 May, two experts from France will visit Moldova to provide a gap analysis of the country’s current air operations legislation and the European Commission Regulation related to air operations, with a view to implementing the regulation. They will meet with colleagues from the Civil…
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Eastern Partnership Transport Ministerial meeting endorses declaration on road safety

03 May 2018
On 27 April, the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana hosted the Eastern Partnership Transport Ministerial meeting, which took place in the framework of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) days in the country. The aim of the meeting was to foster transport connectivity between the European…