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EU assists Azerbaijan with carrying out efficient customs control of travellers

18 February 2019
On 25-26 February, experts from Estonia, Italy and Lithuania will visit Azerbaijan to provide guidance and support to the Customs Service of Azerbaijan in order to facilitate and simplify border control and clearance of passengers and their baggage. The workshop is being organised by the European…
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Commissioner Oettinger on an official visit to Belarus

18 February 2019
Günther H. Oettinger, the EU Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, was on an official visit to Belarus on 17-18 February. In meetings with President Lukashenko, Prime Minister Sergei Rumas, Minister of Finance Maxim Yermalovich and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko, the…
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EU to further assist parliamentary reform in Ukraine

18 February 2019
The EU and the United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine (UNDP) are launching a new “Parliamentary Reform Project” to foster internal reform and strengthen institutional capacity of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. This will help the Verkhovna Rada – the parliament of Ukraine – to carry out its…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 February 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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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

14 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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Moldova’s civil protection and emergency response authorities to discuss results and follow-up of large EU-funded programme

13 February 2019
On 13-14 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts gather in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East…
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Azerbaijan’s civil protection and emergency response authorities to discuss results and follow-up of large EU-funded programme

08 February 2019
On 21 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts will gather in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD…
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Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum: Statement ahead of parliamentary elections in Moldova

08 February 2019
During their meeting on 7 February in Brussels, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) Steering Committee issued a statement on the Republic of Moldova, addressing the situation before the parliamentary elections scheduled for 24 February 2019. “We call on Moldova’s judicial and…
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EU and Azerbaijan hold consultations on justice, freedom, security and human rights and democracy

07 February 2019
On 5-6 February, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku hosted the seventh EU-Azerbaijan Subcommittee on justice, freedom, security and human rights and democracy. The meeting provided an opportunity to take stock of developments since the last Subcommittee, held in October 2017. In preparation for the…
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EU Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

07 February 2019
Ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on 6 February 2019, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, Commissioner European Neighbourhood Policy Enlargement Negotiations…