Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood

09 September 2016
Dear all, we have selected the latest interesting opportunities offered by EU institutions, EU projects, as well as EU member states to individuals, civil society organisations and companies from the Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Please,…

Video: Europe through the eyes of first year school children in the Eastern Partnership

08 September 2016
September is considered a month of knowledge in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region, as the school year traditionally starts on 1 September. As thousands of children in EaP countries opened the school doors for the first time last week, the EU OPEN Neighbourhood Programme (EU Neighbours East…

Apply now: culture and creativity, media and student opportunities for the Eastern Partnership region and beyond

08 September 2016
New opportunities for artists and creative professionals, as well as TV and online journalists, students in the arts and media, including those residing and working in Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, have been published by the EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme. Deadlines…

ALDA calls for effective cooperation in Eastern Neighbourhood countries

08 September 2016
The Secretary General of the European Association of Local Democracies (ALDA) has published a series of recommendations on cooperation with civil society to promote public administration reform and decentralisation in Eastern Partnership countries. Antonella Valmorbida’s recommendations include…
One week left to become a Young European Ambassador in the Eastern Partnership region

One week left to become a Young European Ambassador in the Eastern Partnership region

08 September 2016
Over 400 applicants from the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region have already expressed their interest to become Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) and engage in EU-related activities and events in the EaP countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) as well as the EU. The EU-…

Moldovan journalists invited to learn new media techniques through OPEN Neighbourhood

08 September 2016
Moldovan journalists are invited to learn new skills under an EU-funded initiative run by the Open Media Hub project. The training will focus on issues around the Association Agreement between Moldova and the EU and will take place on 12-17 September in the Moldovan capital Chisinau. As well as new…
Ukraine: boosting professional standards for housing advisors

Ukraine: boosting professional standards for housing advisors

08 September 2016
A workshop for advisory organisations working in the housing sector is being organised in the framework of an EU-funded project in Ukraine. It will aim to improve the professional knowledge of experts of technical advisory centres (TACs), which provide information about housing management to…

Looking for official documents or project reports? It’s time to visit the EU Neighbourhood Library

08 September 2016
From the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy to a study on civil society organisations in Moldova, from a European Parliament report on the activities of the European Endowment for Democracy to the Annual Action Programmes for all the EaP partner countries… these and hundreds of other…

Writing to grab attention: revised handbooks offer practical advice for projects

08 September 2016
Clear communication can be one of the greatest challenges for EU-funded projects: it can feel daunting, and you may be unsure how to say clearly what you do and why it matters. Help is at hand: two handbooks, designed by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre specifically for projects, and recently…

Energy Community: Ukraine in the spotlight for non-compliance with Environmental Impact Assessment Directive

07 September 2016
The Secretariat of the Energy Community yesterday sent an Opening Letter to Ukraine addressing the lack of complete transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive. In sending the letter, the Secretariat initiated a preliminary procedure, the purpose of which is to give Ukraine the…