Council of Europe presents four large-scale projects in Ukraine

Council of Europe presents four large-scale projects in Ukraine

09 November 2015
Four large-scale projects on strengthening human rights standards, advancing penitentiary reform, fighting corruption and supporting elections in Ukraine were presented to the media last week. The total budget for the two-year implementation of these joint EU-Council of Europe projects is €4…

EaP Culture and Creativity programme: website now available in all EaP languages

09 November 2015
The website of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity programme is now available in the languages of all 6 countries covered by the project, in addition to Russian and English.   As well as browsing the full website in English and Russian, users from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,…

INOGATE: first energy policy talk held in Ukraine

09 November 2015
Major players in the energy field have met in Kyiv, Ukraine to discuss short and long-term energy efficiency measures to address the needs of the vulnerable, under the first Energy Policy Talk in the framework of the EU-funded programme INOGATE.   The event was based on elements resulting from a…

eTwinning Plus quality awards for schools in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia and Ukraine

09 November 2015
Schools from participating countries in the EU’s Neighbourhood are among the 1,634 schools awarded the European Quality Label, as part of the eTwinning Plus project, a project that provides a platform for schools in Europe’s immediate neighbourhood, to link with schools participating in eTwinning…

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

08 November 2015
Tenders grants and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.   SOUTH     Jobs Egypt: Joint Rural Development Programme     Opportunities  Call for experts in training on…

Federica Mogherini to visit Ukraine and Georgia next week

06 November 2015
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will travel to Ukraine and Georgia next week. The visits are part of a broader tour of the partner countries of the Eastern Partnership.   On Monday in Kyiv she will meet the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and…

EU supports Georgia to improve its tax administration system

06 November 2015
An EU-funded Twinning project in Georgia, with a total budget of €1.3 million, has come to an end, having brought together officials from Georgian government, EU Member States and the EU Delegation.   The 18-month project aimed to develop an efficient and effective tax administration system in…

New FAQ helps Ukrainians understand European standards and practices in confiscation and recovery of proceeds of crime

06 November 2015
The EU Delegation in Ukraine has released a new quick guide to "Frequently Asked Questions on European Standards and Comparative Practices in Confiscation and Recovery of Proceeds of Crime", published in English and available for download as a PDF.   The guide presents detailed information for…
Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum: experts concerned about issue of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers

Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum: experts concerned about issue of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers

05 November 2015
The comparison of policies and practices on thee issue of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers was the main issue on the agenda of an expert meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum that took place in Kyiv recently.   The event, co-hosted by Ukraine and Sweden, brought…

EU hands over incinerator to help prevent forest fires in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

05 November 2015
EU Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski last week officially handed over a pilot incinerator purchased by the EU to support the prevention of wild forest fires within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and thus decrease the risk of airborne radioactive contamination being spread beyond the zone.   Since…