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Armenia: EU-supported project to ensure transparent and inclusive elections presented its results

19 June 2019
On 19 June, the EU-supported Elections4All project presented its results at its closing ceremony in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. Implemented by six civil society organisations, the project aimed to promote inclusive and transparent National Assembly elections in December 2018. After the…
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Moldova: Commissioner Hahn in Chisinau to reiterate the EU's support to the new government

19 June 2019
The Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, has arrived in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau to meet with the main political stakeholders and discuss the latest developments in the country. Ahead of the visit, Commissioner Hahn said: “I am looking…
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Ukraine: Slavutych shares its energy efficiency experience with Covenant of Mayors signatories

19 June 2019
From 19 to 21 June, the city of Slavutych in Ukraine will host a visit of representatives of five signatory cities of the “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative, financed by the EU. Representatives of Bucha, Koziatin, Novogrodivka, Olevsk and Pokrovsk will gain experience in developing and…
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EU donates equipment to enhance response capacities of police in Kirovohrad region of Ukraine

19 June 2019
On 19 June, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine handed over equipment worth €80,000 to the National Police of Ukraine’s Kirovohrad region in order to enhance response capacities of police in the region. The EUAM provided equipment to the police’s rapid response teams, which will be…
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EU supports tax and customs reforms and capacity building in public finance management institutions in Ukraine

19 June 2019
On 18 June, the EU launched a new programme in Ukraine to support tax and customs reform, as well as capacity building activities in this sphere. The new EU-funded Public Finance Management Support Programme for Ukraine (EU4PFM) will run until the end of 2022 and aim to contribute to further…
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EU and Belarus discuss human rights issues at meeting in Brussels

19 June 2019
On 18 June, the EU and Belarus held the 6th round of their bilateral Human Rights Dialogue in Brussels. They discussed policy developments, the implementation of the National Human Rights Action Plan in Belarus and the human rights situation in the country. Particular attention was paid to the…
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EU Commission celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities promoting European studies worldwide

19 June 2019
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies…
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Armenia: New solar power plant to be built in Vayots Dzor thanks to EU

18 June 2019
On 18 June, the groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar power plant in Gladzor, Vayots Dzor region of Armenia, was held as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. The power plant will be built in the framework of the EU-funded project “Enhancing SME Competitiveness through Promotion and Wider Use…
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Workshop in Ukraine: EU supports monitoring of surface water in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 June 2019
On 3 June, the European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) project organised a workshop in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, focusing on the monitoring of surface water. The event was attended by participants from Belarus and Ukraine, who studied sampling methods…
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EU supports reform of film industry in Armenia

18 June 2019
The EU is supporting the improvement of the legislative framework of the cinema sector in Armenia. On 17 June, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, attended parliamentary hearings on “the main challenges of the film industry in Armenia and necessary legislative…