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EU hosts presentation of Election Observation Mission Final Report on parliamentary elections in Armenia

17 May 2019
On 17 May, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, hosted colleagues from the Elections Department of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Head of Department Alexander…
Reporting On Migration Course

Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…

The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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Federica Mogherini on the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: “it is all about people and a cooperative approach”

15 May 2019
On 14 May, Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine), foreign ministers of the EU Member States, civil society representatives, business leaders, young people and journalists from across the 34…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates 10-year anniversary at high-level conference in Brussels

14 May 2019
On 14 May, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker hosted a high-level conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. The conference brought together Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries, foreign ministers of the EU Member…
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Donald Tusk speaks at celebratory dinner marking 10th anniversary of Eastern Partnership

14 May 2019
“Ten years ago, many of us here contributed to establishing the Eastern Partnership, although some of us in different capacities than today,” said President of the EU Council Donald Tusk on 13 May, at the celebratory dinner dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. “It was based…
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Moldova: EU expert mission on effective model against counterfeit money

14 May 2019
On 20-22 May, experts from Latvia will visit the Republic of Moldova to advise on developing an effective model for the national system against counterfeit money. The aim is to identify an effective model for a national system for preventing and combating currency counterfeiting, with a well-…
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Human rights and democracy in the world: The 2018 EU annual report is adopted

14 May 2019
On 13 May 2019, the Council adopted the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world for 2018. The report noted that in 2018 the EU remained at the forefront of the protection and promotion of human rights in a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape. The EU engaged in activities…
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Eastern Partnership foreign ministers gather in Brussels to mark 10th anniversary of the initiative

14 May 2019
On 13 May, foreign ministers and representatives of Member States of the European Union, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the foreign ministers of the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Brussels to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Eastern…
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Remarks by HR/VP Federica Mogherini upon arrival to the Foreign Affairs Council

13 May 2019
First I will start with a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Libya [Fayez al-] Sarraj. Libya is the main point on our Foreign Affairs Council agenda today. We will also hear from the United Nations Special Representative [for Libya] Ghassan Salamé about the latest developments in Libya…