Armenia: EU and CoE discuss health care services in closed institutions

Armenia: EU and CoE discuss health care services in closed institutions

30 August 2016
The provision of health care services in closed institutions were discussed with the staff of the Armenian Human Rights Defender’s Office last week. The meeting aimed at strengthening the capacity of this institution to visit and monitor any detention place that is under the authority and control…
Edit News EU Police mission facilitates study trip of Palestinian Judges to Romania _ EU Neighbours

EU Police mission facilitates study trip of Palestinian Judges to Romania

30 August 2016
  As part of the creation of a pool of trainers at the Palestinian Judicial Council (PJI) composed of judges from the High Judicial Council, nine Palestinian judges have been sent by the PJI with the help of the EU police mission for the Palestinian Territories (EUPOL COPPS) to Romania to finalise…

Apply now: Opportunity for TV and online journalists in Ukraine

30 August 2016
Are you a journalist working for regional TV or online media in Ukraine? Are you interested to improve your broadcast production skills and learn more about featuring stories on the integration of internally displaced people in Ukraine? If so, the Thomson Foundation together with the Institute for…

EU congratulates Moldova on Independence Day: profound changes in the past years

29 August 2016
The EU on Saturday congratulated the Republic of Moldova on its 25th anniversary since independence. In its statement, the EU said the country has undergone profound changes in these past years. “The European Union will continue to support the current reform efforts undertaken by the Republic of…
EU urges Russia to immediately release Crimean Tatar leader

EU urges Russia to immediately release Crimean Tatar leader

29 August 2016
“The forced psychiatric confinement and examination of the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis, Ilmi Umerov, who was charged of ‘separatism’ in May 2016, represents a clear violation of international human rights standards,” EU High Representative Federica Mogherini has said, reacting to last week’s news…
Azerbaijan: EuroSchool paves way for greater youth engagement

Azerbaijan: EuroSchool paves way for greater youth engagement

26 August 2016
The EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and the EU-funded OPEN Neighbourhood Programme (EU Neighbours East project) recently held the first edition of the “EuroSchool” in Gabala, Azerbaijan. The event took place between 19 and 22 August in the framework of the “Young European Neighbours” (YEN) youth…

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

26 August 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,…

Energy Community conditionally approves Naftogaz obligation to supply Odessa Port Plant

26 August 2016
The Energy Community Secretariat has conditionally approved amendments to Ukraine’s Resolution of the Council of Ministers on public service obligations for undertakings operating on the gas market. The amendments, initiated by the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF), are aimed at obliging…

Confidence-building in Georgia: new Call for Proposals for Civil Society organisations

26 August 2016
A new call for proposals has been launched under the EU's Confidence Building Early Response Mechanism (COBERM) in Georgia. COBERM is a grant programme funded by the EU and implemented by United Nations Development Programme, which finances initiatives of local Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in…

Georgia: EU project hosts regional agriculture forum in Kakheti

25 August 2016
A regional forum is being held today in Kakheti, Georgia, supported by the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs. The forum brings together officially registered agricultural cooperatives, agricultural…