Moldova: human rights online and offline

Moldova: human rights online and offline

24 February 2016
Ensuring the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in offline and online environments was the focus of a recent training seminar for thirty judges and prosecutors in Moldova. The participants widened their knowledge on the European Court of Human Rights case law, the Council of Europe…

Call for participation: Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum in Brussels

23 February 2016
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) invites all interested parties to apply  for its 8th Annual Assembly. The event will take place between 28 and 30 November 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. The Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum is a key event held since…

Georgia: New grant support programme now available to local farmers

23 February 2016
A new grant support programme is now available to local farmers in the Racha-Lechkhumi region of north-western Georgia. The goal of the grant scheme is to support the modernisation and renovation of pig farms and the construction of ham smoking facilities. The grants are available through the EU-…

"Ukraine week" at European Parliament in Brussels

23 February 2016
Members of the Ukrainian Parliament will visit Brussels next week to attend a three day high-level conference on capacity building hosted by the European Parliament. The “Ukraine week” will take place between 29 February and 2 March 2016 and will allow Members of European Parliament, national MPs…
TAIEX addresses state aid regulation in Ukraine

TAIEX addresses state aid regulation in Ukraine

23 February 2016
An expert mission of the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) is visiting Kyiv, Ukraine on 23-26 February 2016 to assist with state aid regulation in the country. The experts will provide support to Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee, the…
Belarusian civil society reacts to recent EU Council conclusions on the country

Belarusian civil society reacts to recent EU Council conclusions on the country

22 February 2016
Civil society organisations of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) Belarusian National Platform have reacted to the latest EU Council Conclusions on Belarus. “The cancellation of the European Union’s restrictive measures against Belarusian officials responsible for politically…

TRACECA: Maritime safety and security in Eastern Neighbourhood and beyond

22 February 2016
Officials from maritime and port administrations of the partner countries of the EU-funded TRACECA Maritime Safety and Security II Project met in Kyiv, Ukraine for the second Steering Committee meeting within the project. They discussed the safety and security of maritime shipping as well as ways…

INOGATE: High-level conference in Brussels to celebrate 20 years of energy cooperation

22 February 2016
The European Commission is marking 20 years of energy cooperation with its eastern partners by holding a high-level conference, entitled “EU Energy Cooperation with the Eastern Neighbourhood and Central Asia” in Brussels on 17 March 2016. According to the EU Energy Cooperation Programme INOGATE,…
EaP national authorities learn about civilian Common Security and Defence Policy in Finland

EaP national authorities learn about civilian Common Security and Defence Policy in Finland

19 February 2016
On 17-19 February, twenty five government officials from different institutions of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries gathered in Helsinki to learn about civilian Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). During the study visit, the participants - national decision makers responsible for…

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

19 February 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   Azerbaijan: RTA Assistant/ RTA Language…