UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

22 February 2019
Member States have endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's proposal to modernise the EU's common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological…
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YES Armenia programme concludes as beneficiaries discuss its results

22 February 2019
On 30 January, the EU-funded YES Armenia programme officially concluded its work. Launched in December 2017, the programme offered 21 young professionals a unique opportunity and challenge to work in different ministries and government agencies to deliver tangible results. For 12 months, they…
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Armenia’s international community honours rights advocates

21 February 2019
On 20 February, the EU joined a number of international partners to honour individuals working to promote human rights, freedom of expression, diversity, democracy, transparency, legal reform and equal rights in Armenia. Ten awards were given to Armenians at the Universal Rights Awards Ceremony,…
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EU donates books to library in Armenia to mark birthday of famous poet Hovhannes Tumanyan

20 February 2019
On 19 February, to mark the birthdate of the famous Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan, the European Union National Institutes for Culture and the EU Delegation to Armenia joined to donate books in a ceremony. This was a joint initiative to donate around 67 books to the central library named after…
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EU promotes accessible winter sports for children with disabilities in Armenia

19 February 2019
On 18 February, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, joined a group of children with disabilities to ski at the country’s Tsakhadzor ski resort. 10 children from the Shirak marz arrived in Tsakhadzor yesterday for a two-day skiing getaway, during which they were…
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Belarusian students and activists to gather at cycling conference in Minsk

19 February 2019
On 23 February, cycling activists and students from across Belarus will gather in the country’s capital of Minsk for the Second Student Cycling Conference. The event’s agenda provides for a discussion on the challenges faced by student cyclists, the state of the cycling infrastructure in…
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EU launches “Reinforcing the Child Welfare and Protection System in Georgia” project

19 February 2019
On 18 February, the EU announced the launch of a new initiative in Georgia aimed at reinforcing child welfare reform in the country and ensuring the provision of quality alternative care for children. This support will be provided within a new three-year EU-funded project entitled “Reinforcing the…
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Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership

19 February 2019
Students from the Eastern Partnership region have until 5 April to submit essays on the future of the Eastern Partnership as part of a competition announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of…
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Fair in Ukraine: Opportunities to study in Europe

18 February 2019
Ukrainian youth interested in learning more about studying in Europe have the chance to attend the Study in Europe Fair, which will take place on 2 March in the country’s capital of Kyiv. The fair is being organised through the largest EU-funded programme for education, training, youth and sport,…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 February 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…