The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

Sustainable development: The Council of the European Union adopts conclusions

10 April 2019
The Council adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its…
The European Maritime Safety Agency launches the “European Neighbours Policy” Maritime Fellowships at the World Maritime University

The European Maritime Safety Agency launches fellowships for Neighbourhood area at the World Maritime University

08 February 2019
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) officially launched nominations of candidates to join the next class of the Master of Science in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the class 2019-2020. The fellowships are provided under the framework of the EU-funded regional…

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching public consultations

26 September 2018
The EBRD is launching public consultations on the draft of its upcoming Energy Sector Strategy (ESS), which will guide the Bank’s operations in the sector for the next five years. The EBRD ESS covers the Bank’s activities in two areas: electricity generation, transmission, distribution, storage and…
TAIEX numbers in 2017

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…

Mobilising investment in the Neighbourhood region: EU provides EUR 200 million for Neighbourhood Investment Facility

07 June 2016
The European Commission announced today the provision of EUR 200 million for the Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF). The money will allow the mobilisation of EUR 2 billion in investments for critical infrastructure covering transport, energy and environment, as well as the development of…
TAIEX: anchoring the Neighbourhood to the EU for 10 years

TAIEX: anchoring the Neighbourhood to the EU for 10 years

26 January 2016
TAIEX celebrates ten years since the instrument, designed for enlargement countries, was extended to the Neighbourhood on 23 January 2006. Since then, more than 3,000 assistance operations have been carried out to the benefit of countries in the south- the Mediterranean - and in Eastern Europe.…