Georgia: EU and Council of Europe share experience on jury trial standards

Georgia: EU and Council of Europe share experience on jury trial standards

29 April 2016
Georgian judges and their assistants discussed jury trial standards, as well as the recent practice of the European Court of Human Rights in the framework of two seminars that the joint project of the EU and the Council of Europe organised in the Georgian capital Tbilisi this week. Besides European…

Moldova: TAIEX assists with personal data protection in banking sector

29 April 2016
Representatives of the National Centre for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Moldova will visit the Italian capital Rome, between 3 and 4 May to learn how to deal with unlawful processing of personal data in the highly technologised financial-banking sector. The visit is organised by the…

Ukraine: EU reacts to country’s legislative amendments on external economic activity

29 April 2016
“The EU has taken note with disappointment of the proposed amendments to Article 13 of the Law of Ukraine 'On external economic activity' voted on 21 April in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine,” the European Union Delegation to Ukraine said on its facebook page yesterday reacting to the proposal of the…

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

29 April 2016
Tenders & grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the Eastern Neighbourhood by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre to date.   Jobs & Traineeship opportunities   Vacancies at the College of Europe (Bruges and Natolin Campus)   European Endowment for Democracy: Local Consultants South/East…

Georgia: EU-supported agricultural census results presented in Tbilisi

29 April 2016
The results of the 2014 Census of Agriculture in Georgia were presented in the country’s capital Tbilisi on 28 April. The study was conducted by the National Statistics Office of Georgia in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The…
Azerbaijan: EU discusses migrant workers’ protection with country’s authorities

Azerbaijan: EU discusses migrant workers’ protection with country’s authorities

28 April 2016
The protection of migrant workers’ rights, as well as their integration, will be discussed during the workshop for public officials of Azerbaijan in the country’s capital Baku between 5 and 6 May. The event is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European…

EP President: Chornobyl remains a ruin, a memorial to the disaster

28 April 2016
The President of European Parliament (EP) Martin Schulz opened the session yesterday by recalling the victims and heroes of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster, 30 years ago in what was then the Ukrainian Soviet Republic. He praised the heroes, mostly young men, who were sent in without proper…
Georgia: EU project demonstrates modern strawberry growing methods to local farmers

Georgia: EU project demonstrates modern strawberry growing methods to local farmers

27 April 2016
Modern techniques of strawberry growing in household greenhouse conditions will be demonstrated to Georgian farmers on 28 April in the framework of the EU-funded European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). During this demonstration day, the guests will not only…

Georgia: INOGATE opens first sustainable energy information centre

27 April 2016
A Sustainable Energy Information Centre opened its doors last week in the Georgian capital Tbilisi for visitors interested to learn about energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. The centre is supported by the EU-funded regional energy cooperation programme INOGATE to serve as a focal point…

Ukraine: Clima East experts to assess vulnerability of forests to climate change

27 April 2016
European and Ukrainian experts will study the vulnerability and impacts of climate change on flatland forests in Ukraine under most likely climate change scenarios developed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The assessment was commissioned by the EU-funded Clima East Expert…