Ukraine: EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship visits Kyiv

Ukraine: EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship visits Kyiv

12 May 2016
Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship is visiting the Ukrainian capital Kyiv today. During his visit, the Commissioner will meet Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Vice-Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna…

EU-Moldova Civil Society Platform meets for the first time in Brussels

11 May 2016
Nine civil society representatives from Moldova visited Brussels on 10 May to participate in the inaugural meeting of the EU-Moldova Civil Society Platform (CSP) at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). The participants discussed the state of play in the implementation of the EU-…
Ukraine: EU Mission strengthens cooperation with anticorruption body

Ukraine: EU Mission strengthens cooperation with anticorruption body

11 May 2016
Cooperation between the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine and the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) deepened this week with the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding between the two bodies. The EUAM has been providing support to NABU on several fronts from the…
Georgia: Information campaign on visa free travel to EU

Georgia: Information campaign on visa free travel to EU

11 May 2016
An information campaign on visa free travel to the EU has been launched in Georgia by the country’s Ministry of Justice, according to a press release from the Eastern Partnership Panel for Migration and Asylum. As part of the campaign, an information leaflet explaining the rules and regulations of…

Moldova: EU expert support with valuation of financial assets

11 May 2016
An expert from Spain will visit the Moldovan capital Chisinau between 12 and 13 May to provide an overview of the methods of valuation of financial assets, with a special focus on the valuation of takeover bids under EU legislation. The event is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information…

Principles of Public Administration: SIGMA sets framework for reform in ENP Countries

11 May 2016
The EU-funded programme SIGMA programme (Support for Improvement in Governance and Management) organised a regional conference yesterday in Jordan to present a report on “The Principles of Public Administration: A Framework for ENP Countries”.   These Principles aim to support the national…

Belarus: EBRD to help upgrade main transport corridor to meet EU standards

10 May 2016
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide Belarus with comprehensive support in preparation for an upgrade of a section of the M10, an international transport corridor and an alternative route between the EU, Belarus, Russia and China. The project envisages the…
Media freedom: Azerbaijani journalists to visit Strasbourg

Media freedom: Azerbaijani journalists to visit Strasbourg

10 May 2016
A group of 15 journalists and media professionals from Azerbaijan will be on a two-day visit to Strasbourg starting from tomorrow. The study trip is organised within the EU/Council of Europe Joint Programmatic Cooperation Framework (EU/CoE PCF) project titled ‘Freedom of Expression and Media…
Georgia: EU calls on Russia to fulfil obligations under the 2008 ceasefire agreement

Georgia: EU calls on Russia to fulfil obligations under the 2008 ceasefire agreement

10 May 2016
“The European Union is concerned by the recent conclusion of the so-called ‘Agreement on the State Border’ by the Russian Federation with the breakaway region of South Ossetia,” the EU said in a Statement during the Permanent Council meeting of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in…

Armenia: EU to discuss development of green growth indicators

10 May 2016
The methodology for green growth measurement, development of green growth indicators and their integration into the government's agenda will be discussed during a workshop in the Armenian capital Yerevan tomorrow. The event is organised in the framework of the EU-funded Greening Economies in the…