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EU expert mission on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

17 September 2019
On 23–26 September, experts from Germany will visit Ukraine to assist with improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the country's Constitutional Court. The experts will study the effectiveness of the division of work in the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. This information will be crucial…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 September 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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New EU Monitoring Mission bulletin describes work of its human security teams

13 September 2019
On 13 September, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia presented a new issue of its ‘Monitor’ bulletin. This issue is dedicated to the EUMM human security teams. Each of the three EUMM field offices have a specialised human security team consisting of between five and seven monitors. The…
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EU report: Republic of Moldova moves forward with key reforms

13 September 2019
Following the change of government in June 2019, the Republic of Moldova has moved resolutely to implement key reforms addressing the deterioration of democratic standards and the rule of law, in order to allow citizens to fully benefit from the EU-Moldova Association Agreement. This stems from…
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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
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Italy to share experience of combatting corruption in judicial sector with Azerbaijan

12 September 2019
On 16–20 September, senior prosecutors from Azerbaijan’s Anticorruption Directorate and Prosecutor General Department will visit the Italian capital of Rome to learn about Italy’s experience of combating corruption in the judiciary sector. The visit will also serve for Azerbaijani prosecutors to…
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EU extends sanctions over actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity

12 September 2019
On 12 September, the Council of the European Union prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until 15 March 2020. The measures consist of an asset freeze and travel…
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Georgia: Local Action Group officially established in Tsalka municipality with EU support

12 September 2019
On 11 September, a Local Action Group (LAG) was officially established in the Tsalka Municipality of Georgia. The establishment of the group was a result of active information and mobilisation campaigns conducted by implementing organisations of the EU-funded programme ENPARD (European…