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EU to support European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations ahead of elections in Armenia

21 November 2018
The EU supported a project in Armenia to organise an observation mission to observe and provide recommendations for the upcoming elections in December 2018. The project aims to support Armenia’s efforts to harmonise the Armenian electoral framework with international standards and recommendations…
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EU and Georgia discuss progress of reforms at meeting in Brussels

21 November 2018
On 21 November, European Commissioners, headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker, met in Brussels with members of the Government of Georgia, led by Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze. According to the EU, this high-level meeting takes place amid flourishing relations between the EU and Georgia, both…
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Georgia hosts Tbilisi Mediation Days to promote reform in country’s justice system

21 November 2018
Alternative mechanisms of dispute resolution and ongoing reforms in the justice system of Georgia are the focus of the two-day international conference “Mediation Days 2018” that kicked off in Tbilisi on 21 November. The event is bringing together more than 100 leading experts and practitioners of…
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EU to support preparation, observation and monitoring of December 2018 electoral cycle in Armenia

20 November 2018
On 21 November, Piotr Świtalski, the EU Ambassador to Armenia and the representatives of three civil society organisations will host an event to announce new EU-funded projects, worth €850,000, geared towards enhancing civic engagement and oversight during the December 2018 electoral cycle in…
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Mayors for Economic Growth: New staff exchange opportunity in Eastern Neighbourhood

20 November 2018
Acting members of the EU-funded Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) initiative have until 30 January 2019 to apply for a new opportunity for staff exchange missions. This exchange is aimed at supporting the M4EG acting members with the implementation of their Local Economic Development Plan by…
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EU joins international community in its support of electoral processes in Armenia

15 November 2018
In response to a formal request from the Government of Armenia, the EU, as well as the governments of Member States Germany, the United Kingdom and Sweden, agreed to provide electoral assistance in the holding of early parliamentary elections in Armenia on 9 December. On 14 November, the document…
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EU condemns “elections” in so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” and “Donetsk People’s Republic”

13 November 2018
On 12 November, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini issued a statement on behalf of the EU following the “elections” in the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” and “Donetsk People’s Republic” that were planned for 11 November 2018. Mogherini said that “the EU condemns these ‘elections…
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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 report: Ukraine makes important progress on reforms but more needs to be done on the judiciary and fight against corruption

09 November 2018
Ukraine has made progress in a number of important areas over the past year, but several outstanding reforms still need to be reinforced so that Ukrainian citizens can fully reap the benefits of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area.On 7 November, the…
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Commissioner Hahn visits Ukraine to discuss reform progress and reiterate EU support to civil society

08 November 2018
Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is visiting Ukraine on 8-9 November to take stock of reforms in Ukraine with key actors. He will also hand over the annual implementation report on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to the country’s Prime…