Eastern Neighbourhood countries agree principles of Regional Roaming Agreement

21 November 2019
The basic principles of a Regional Roaming Agreement for the Eastern Neighbourhood countries have been agreed at the Roaming Stakeholder Meeting of the Network of Eastern Partnership Regulators for Electronic Communications (EaPeReg) held in Vilnius, Lithuania on 12 November. The working group…
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EU supports discussion on air quality monitoring and reporting in Eastern Neighbourhood

04 November 2019
On 20-22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the second regional workshop on air quality monitoring and reporting. Focusing on the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the event is organised by an EU-funded project in cooperation with Georgian authorities. The aim of the air quality…
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EU approves new budget assistance to Moldova to support rule of law and rural development reforms

01 November 2019
On 31 October, the European Commission approved the disbursement of almost €25 million in budget support assistance for the Republic of Moldova to help the government to deliver key reforms. The reforms will benefit citizens in the areas of policing, the fight against corruption and money…
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Next Eastern Partnership Transport Panel to focus on road safety

31 October 2019
On 21-22 November, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Transport Panel. The event’s special focus will be on road safety. The first day of the event will be dedicated to the European Commission’s ongoing agenda of the EaP in the area of transport, including…
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One week left to contribute with ideas regarding the future of the Eastern Partnership

23 October 2019
This summer, the EU opened up a broad, inclusive and structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). During September-October, each of the Eastern partner countries hosted national discussions on the issue, involving various stakeholders. The last one was…
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How to receive EU funding for research and innovation? – new cards answering this question for each of the six Eastern Neighbourhood countries

30 September 2019
“How to receive EU funding for research and innovation in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine?” Answers to these and many other questions can be found in explanatory cards recently developed by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The interactive web cards are…
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Journalists from EU and Eastern Neighbourhood visit EU-supported projects in rural Georgia

19 September 2019
On 17 September, journalists from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) visited EU-supported rural development projects in the Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia. The guests met with members of the Tetritskaro…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…

Ukraine celebrates two years since visa-free travel to the EU entered into force

13 June 2019
On 11 June, Ukraine celebrated the second anniversary since the visa-free travel regime between Ukraine and the European Union entered into force. This allowed Ukrainians with biometric passports to travel without visas to most EU countries for a stay of 90 days in any 180-day period. The number…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and its six Eastern partner countries endorse joint declaration on transport cooperation

07 June 2019
Marking 10 years of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), transport ministers from the 28 EU countries and its six Eastern partner countries met on 6 June in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation in the area of transport. The main topics for discussion were road safety and infrastructure…