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“The Wooden Anniversary of Crimean Annexation” – new issue of Disinformation Review

22 March 2019
This week’s Disinformation Review reflects on the fifth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. Published by the ‘EU vs Disinfo’ website, the review mentions how the disinformation outlets continue to attempt to depict the illegal land-grab as something noble.…

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
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EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

15 March 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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“What? Where? When?”: Moldova’s Young European Ambassadors organise quiz to raise awareness of the Eastern Partnership among youth

15 March 2019
On 30 March, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in the Republic of Moldova will organise a quiz for young people in the country’s capital of Chisinau, dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). Entitled “What? Where? When?”, the quiz will consist of a series of questions…
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EU Delegation to Belarus accepting applications for European Union Visitors Programme 2020

12 March 2019
Young leaders from Belarus interested in a career in the EU have until 5 April to express their interest in taking part in the European Union Visitors Programme (EUVP). Established by the European Parliament and the European Commission in 1974, the programme is designed to enable active or future…

European Training Foundation analysis on education trends in the European neighbourhood

08 March 2019
The study – which focuses on countries such as Algeria, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Moldova, Palestine and Ukraine – highlights a striking trend: In all countries, women participate less than men in vocational education. Given the increase of employability that this type of education offers,…
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Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the inter-parliamentary committee meeting on "Women's Power in Politics"

08 March 2019
(…) If you only see sixty, seventy years old white men in ties and the society does not look that way, you might feel a certain distance that might translate into a lack of trust, or a lack of confidence or a lack of identification. I believe we are serving not only girls' dreams, not only…
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Armenia: Young European Ambassadors organise Equal Opportunities Fair to mark International Women’s Day

06 March 2019
On 8 March, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Armenia will organise an “Equal Opportunities Fair” in the country’s capital of Yerevan. Various non-governmental organisations working in the sphere of women’s rights will be invited to present their activities. The event is being organised to…

EU facilitates coordination meeting on better waste management systems in Georgia

06 March 2019
On 4 March, over 35 representatives of donor organisations, the international community, governmental and civil society organisations and projects met for a coordination meeting on waste sector projects in Georgia. They discussed current and planned initiatives in the country’s waste management…