Georgia: EU shares Code of Ethics best practice with police

23 September 2016
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia is updating its current police Code of Ethics as part of an EU-Council of Europe project. International experts from the Council of Europe facilitated a workshop on values and principles of policing at the Police Academy on 20-21 September in Georgian…
Eastern Partnership youth to build links at human rights conference

Eastern Partnership youth to build links at human rights conference

23 September 2016
Young human rights activists from Armenia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Russia and EU will come together to make stronger links between countries as part of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF). The “Youth for Rights” conference on 27-28 October in…

EU-Azerbaijan relationship ‘mutually beneficial’, says EP delegation

23 September 2016
The head of the European Parliament’s delegation to Azerbaijan has said the EU’s relationship with Azerbaijan is a very important and mutually beneficial one. Speaking at the 13th meeting of the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC) in Baku on 20 September, Sajjad Karim said…

EU Ambassador: Belarus and EU share common interests and challenges

22 September 2016
The EU shares common history, common interests, and common global challenges, the Head of the European Union Delegation to Belarus, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, has said in an interview with EU Neighbours East project.   “We are looking towards our direct neighbours, because they are our most…

EU project identifies forestry potential in Georgia

22 September 2016
Experts have identified the best ways to increase forested areas in Georgia, as part of the EU-funded Clima East project. Concluding a study in the Dedoplistskaro district of eastern Georgia, the experts found that the approach to the regulation, maintenance and land management of Georgian forests…

Young Azerbaijanis call for forest protection on EU-funded Russia trip

22 September 2016
Young foresters have called for a unified approach to preserving Azerbaijan’s forests during an EU-funded trip to the International Junior Forest Contest in Peterhof, Russia on 20 September. Young people from Azerbaijan took part in heated discussions, art evenings and sightseeing tours, with the…

Mogherini on International Day of Peace: All wars can come to an end

22 September 2016
"Let us keep in mind that all wars can come to an end. Peace is possible – if we don’t lose hope, and we never stop working for it," said the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini in a message on the occasion of the International Day of Peace (Wednesday 21 September).   “Our Union itself is…
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Human rights and democracy: EU annual report 2015 adopted

21 September 2016
  The European Union Council adopted the "country and regional issues" part of the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2015 which complements the thematic part of the report published on 20 June 2016.    The 2015 annual report sets out the efforts of the EU, through…
Employability in the cultural and creative sectors in Arab Mediterranean countries: Med Culture study looks at the cases of Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco

Employability in the cultural and creative sectors in Arab Mediterranean countries: Med Culture study looks at the cases of Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco

21 September 2016
The EU-funded Med Culture programme published a study on Employability in the cultural and creative sectors in Arab Mediterranean countries with a focus on Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.   One of the main purposes of this study is to provide the conceptual and policy framework for…
EU project brings research and agriculture together in Georgia

EU project brings research and agriculture together in Georgia

21 September 2016
Georgian academic staff and students will come together to strengthen the cross regional higher education network in agriculture, at a workshop hosted by the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). Participants will share their experience of agricultural…