The Report

From Vision to Action: The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward

14 June 2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the…
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EU–Armenia Partnership Council – joint press statement

13 June 2019
The second EU–Armenia Partnership Council took place in Brussels on 13 June. The Council reaffirmed the commitment of the EU and Armenia to implement the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) effectively. It highlighted the paramount importance of the rule of law and respect…
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Commissioner Hahn in Baku to attend the EU–Azerbaijan business forum and meet country’s authorities

13 June 2019
On 13 June, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is in Baku on a bilateral visit to the country, during which he will participate in the EU–Azerbaijan Business Forum. Ahead of the visit, Commissioner Hahn said: “Cooperation between the European…
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EU Spokesperson: “EU expects all illegally detained Ukrainians to be released without delay” in Crimea

13 June 2019
On 13 June, the EU Spokesperson Maja Kocijančič said on her Twitter page that the EU expects all illegally detained Ukrainians to be released without delay. The Spokesperson was reacting to the “reports of another round of searches and arrests of Crimean Tatars by Russia in the illegally annexed…
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EU–Armenia Partnership Council takes stock of cooperation between the two sides

13 June 2019
The EU–Armenia Partnership Council took place on 13 June in Brussels. Led by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini from the EU side and co-chaired by Armenia's Foreign Affairs Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, the meeting was organised to review progress of the implementation of the EU-Armenia…
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Federica Mogherini and Johannes Hahn call for calm and restraint in Republic of Moldova

10 June 2019
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said that the EU “takes good note of the decisions taken [on 8 June] by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, including on the formation of the government…
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Event announcement: EU supports introduction of electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance in Armenia

07 June 2019
On 10 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the country’s government will organise a meeting on the introduction of electronic instruments to promote transparency and openness of public governance. The event will take place on 10 June at 10:30. The event has been organised as part of the public…
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Donald Tusk after meeting President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy: “The fact that you’re visiting the capital of the European Union […] is a strong and important signal”

06 June 2019
On 5 June, President of the European Council Donald Tusk welcomed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Brussels during his first visit abroad since taking office. “The fact that you're visiting the capital of the European Union and the headquarters of NATO on your first foreign trip is a…
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Lithuanian police brief Ukrainian officers on tactics used to fight corruption

06 June 2019
Officers from the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) visited Lithuania last week to learn about Lithuania’s experience of preventing and combating corruption. The Lithuanian law enforcement sector and its experience is a good example for Ukraine. It made substantial progress after the country…
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EU supports e-governance in Armenia

06 June 2019
Citizens of Armenia can now submit an online request, complaint or application to any state body authorised to provide information and receive an online response. This became possible partly thanks to EU support, which in the period 2008–2018 provided €25 million to support e-governance in the…