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EU and Armenia discuss implementation of Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement

27 February 2020
On 26 February, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, co-chaired a hearing in the country’s National Assembly on the implementation of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA). She was joined by the Chair of the Standing Committee on European…
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EU supports probation reform in Ukraine in line with European standards

27 February 2020
On 26 February, Kyiv City Council hosted the first forum to discuss the results of the EU project on supporting Ukraine’s probation reform. The probation system in Ukraine is an alternative to imprisonment, and has been in place for five years. Since the implementation of the new system, more than…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
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EU High Representative and Armenian Foreign Minister discuss bilateral issues

27 February 2020
On 25 February, High Representative of the EU Josep Borrell had a phone call with Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan to discuss bilateral and regional issues. The High Representative welcomed Armenia’s commitment to reform and the implementation of the EU–Armenia Comprehensive and…
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Council extends mandate of EU Special Representative for South Caucasus and crisis in Georgia

25 February 2020
On 25 February, the Council of the EU extended the mandates of six EU Special Representatives (EUSRs), including Toivo Klaar – the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia. Klaar’s mandate has been extended until 28 February 2021. He was first appointed in…
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EU helps to strengthen communication and trust between media and police in Ukraine

24 February 2020
The EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine co-organised a workshop for the local media and the police in Lviv, Ukraine, aiming to strengthen the communication and build trust between the two institutions. A communications expert from EUAM Ukraine shared tips and good practice examples with journalists…
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EU to share good practice on personal data protection with Ukraine

24 February 2020
On 27–28 February, experts from Austria, Germany and Poland will visit Ukraine to hold a workshop on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. The aim of the workshop is to acquaint national officials in Ukraine with good practice examples on data protection from Europe, and help the country…
COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 February 2020
'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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EU Special Representative for South Caucasus visits Armenia

20 February 2020
On 17–18 February, the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia – Toivo Klaar, visited Armenia. Accompanied by the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia – Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, Toivo Klaar met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs…