Situation in Moldova: EaP CSF Steering Committee sends open letter to Commissioner Hahn and High Representative Mogherini

Situation in Moldova: EaP CSF Steering Committee sends open letter to Commissioner Hahn and High Representative Mogherini

01 February 2016
The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) has addressed an open letter on current developments in Moldova to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and…

Armenia: €51 million from EIB to upgrade strategic transport infrastructure

01 February 2016
The European Investment Bank (EIB) reports that it is lending € 51 million to Armenia to finance the rehabilitation of the country’s strategic M6 interstate road, which serves as a transport corridor with Georgia. The EIB funds will support the rehabilitation and upgrading of infrastructure along…

EC report on progress and shortcomings in countries that benefit from greater EU market access

29 January 2016
The European Commission (EC) and the EU High Representative published their first report on the concrete effects of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences plus  (GSP+), the EU trade policy instrument created to encourage third countries to comply with core international standards in the areas of…

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

29 January 2016
Tenders & grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the Eastern Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week?   Check out the new opportunities selected by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre to date.     Jobs & Traineeship opportunities   Moldova: Head of EUBAM Office in Moldova…

Ukraine: New biogas plant for heat and power generation in Lviv

29 January 2016
The west Ukrainian city of Lviv is installing a biogas plant for the generation of heat and power with support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation and the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership, reports…
Georgia: Prime Minister’s statement on European Parliament resolution

Georgia: Prime Minister’s statement on European Parliament resolution

28 January 2016
“We are grateful to the European Parliament (EP) for its latest resolution, supporting Georgia's association process with the European Union,” said Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili. “Effective implementation of the Association Agreement (AA) is the first priority of our Government…
Ukraine: Public order techniques on display at EUAM police training

Ukraine: Public order techniques on display at EUAM police training

28 January 2016
The maintenance of public order and the right to freedom of assembly during peaceful demonstrations is in focus of a training session for the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) organised by the European Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Kyiv.   “The idea of public order that our training tries to convey…

TAIEX: workshop on new strategies for innovation in Moldova

28 January 2016
Creating and managing innovation clusters of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and university/research institutions will be the focus of a TAIEX  workshop organised in Moldova on 28-29 January 2016. Enterprises, in particular active and innovative SMEs, researchers, academia, government…

Armenia: Call for Proposals to support organic agriculture initiatives

28 January 2016
The Austrian Development Agency (ADC) has announced a new grant scheme under the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) in Armenia. Financial support will be provided to farmers' groups, cooperatives, processing units as well as other actors along the organic agriculture production value…

INOGATE to host second Energy Policy Talk in Ukraine

27 January 2016
The EU-funded INOGATE Programme will host on 3 February 2016 in Kyiv a second Energy Policy Talk in a series of discussions that aim to address energy issues in Ukraine. The Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing of Ukraine, Hennadiy Zubko, senior figures…