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Ukraine: British barristers put Odesa prosecutors through unique witness-handling training

25 September 2018
A group of 35 prosecutors from the Odesa region of Ukraine were given an intensive one-week training course in effective techniques to present evidence and handle witnesses in court between 16 and 21 September. The training was organised by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) and delivered by…
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EU-funded project supports people with disabilities in Armenia

24 September 2018
On 21 September, a group of 25 people with disabilities climbed Mount Aragats in Armenia. The ascent was organised by an EU-funded project that seeks to promote the social rights of Armenians living with disabilities. “Disability is not a barrier to [an] active lifestyle,” said EU Ambassador to…
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EU supports opening of first inclusive bakery and coffee shop in Armenia

19 September 2018
On 14 September, the EU Delegation to Armenia opened Armenia’s first inclusive and barrier-free bakery and coffee shop, in the town of Gyumri. The new establishment will employ people with disabilities and become an example of a social enterprise that can serve as an example of inclusive, barrier…
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EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee to take place in Tbilisi

17 September 2018
On 18 and 19 September, the 7th meeting of the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee will take place in Tbilisi. The European Parliament will be represented by Co-Chairman Sajjad Karim, and members Clare Moody, Heidi Hautala and Valentinas Mazuronis. In addition to participating in the…
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Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission puts road safety on agenda of first Coordination Security Board in Lviv

17 September 2018
Road safety in the western Ukrainian region of Lviv was in focus at the first workshop of the Coordination Security Board (CSB), jointly organised by European Advisory Mission (EUAM) and Lviv Regional State Administration on 12 September. The event gathered 20 experts from all CSB agencies,…
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European Commission signs €1 billion in Macro-Financial Assistance to support reforms in Ukraine

14 September 2018
On 14 September, the EU and Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a new €1 billion Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme.With the assistance in the form of medium- and long-term loans, the EU will continue to support economic stabilisation in the country, including through…
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EU in Georgia: New Head of EU Delegation appointed

13 September 2018
Earlier in September, Carl Hartzell was appointed as Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia. As the EU's top diplomat in the country, Ambassador Hartzell oversees the bilateral relationship between the EU and Georgia, and the work of the Delegation including political and economic affairs, as…
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EU Statement on the announcement of "elections" in the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" and "Donetsk People's Republic"

10 September 2018
A statement has been released by the Spokesperson of the EU on the announcement of "elections" in the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" and "Donetsk People's Republic". “The European Union fully supports the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its…
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EU calls to apply for positions of judges at the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine

06 September 2018
On 6 September, the Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Hugues Mingarelli, and the Head of the EU Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine, Eka Tkeshelashvili, recorded a short video appeal in which they explained the importance of the new High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC) and its key…
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EU Advisory Mission’s judicial cooperation initiative continues with return visit of senior Irish judges to Ukraine

05 September 2018
This week, a delegation of senior judges from Ireland are visiting Ukraine to deliver training to the country’s sitting judges, and to candidates for judicial posts who are currently being trained at the National School of Judges of Ukraine. The trip is supported by the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM…