Gas market reform in Ukraine: monitoring report by Energy Community

21 June 2016
The secretariat of the Energy Community has published a monitoring report on Ukraine’s gas market reform implementation plan. The plan, which was adopted by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers in March 2015, aims at ensuring compliance with the Energy Community legal framework. The Energy Community…
EU extends Crimean sanction for one more year

EU extends Crimean sanction for one more year

20 June 2016
Following the illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by Russia in 2014, the Council of the European Union announced on Friday the extension by one more year of restrictive measures it imposed two years ago. The measures, extended until 23 June 2017, apply to EU persons and EU based…

Apply now: advanced print and online training in Moldova

20 June 2016
On 4-6 July, the EU-funded OPEN Media Hub is organising an advanced training course in Moldova targeting reporters from print and online media. The three-day news production course is designed to expand industry relevant skills of the representatives of the country’s media. Participants will…

EU supports Armenia’s 10-year regional development strategy

20 June 2016
The draft Armenian Regional Development Strategy for 2016-2025, elaborated with EU support, was presented last week in the country’s capital Yerevan. The strategy was delivered by Armenian Territorial Development Minister during a meeting chaired by the country’s Prime Minister, the EU Delegation…

World Refugee Day: EU continuously looking at ways to increase support to refugees

20 June 2016
“World Refugee Day commemorates the plight of these men, women and children. It is for this reason that we are launching the #SupportRefugees campaign, with the aim to raise awareness of their situation and to demonstrate how the European Union provides tangible help”, said a joint statement…

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

17 June 2016
Tenders & grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the Eastern Neighbourhood by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre to date.     Jobs & Traineeship opportunities   Ukraine: Job Opportunities: 4 Legal Experts for EU-funded project "Support to Agricultural and Food Policy Implementation" (…

Combating hate speech in EaP media

17 June 2016
Media professionals from six Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries will gather in the Georgian capital Tbilisi between 21 and 22 June for a conference on combating hate speech in the media, organised in the framework of the joint EU/Council of Europe Programmatic Cooperation Framework (EU/CoU PCF). …

Moldova: EU shares experience on ensuring quality of services

17 June 2016
Officials from the Moldovan National Standartisation Institute will visit Spain next week to learn about the country’s experience in ensuring the quality of services through the implementation of European legislation and standards. The study visit, which aims at enhancing competition and consumers…
Armenia: EU support to tackle drug dependence in prisons

Armenia: EU support to tackle drug dependence in prisons

17 June 2016
Two experts from Slovenia visited Armenia last week to share their knowledge on tackling drug dependence in prisons with the country’s 25 prison doctors and psychologists. The workshop, organised as part of the joint EU/Council of Europe (CoE) Programmatic Cooperation Framework (PCF) for the…

EaP disaster risk management: new web platform for information sharing

17 June 2016
A web based platform for the collection and visualisation of disaster risk related information needed for the understanding of disaster hazards in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region has been developed by the EU-funded Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made…