Georgia: EU Support to the Georgian Bar Association - updated entrance examination software

Georgia: EU Support to the Georgian Bar Association - updated entrance examination software

03 June 2016
An updated version of the professional entrance examination was launched yesterday at the Georgian Bar Association, following support from a joint EU/Council of Europe (CoE) project aimed at assisting the association in assessing and modernising the exams that select lawyers wanting to enter the…

Building Europe in Ukraine: EU delegation invites Ukrainians to meet Eurobus in their cities

03 June 2016
A bus carrying EU diplomats and information about the European Union will be travelling to the Ukrainian cities of Zaporizhzhia, Kryvyi Rih, Lutsk and Khmelnytsky between 6 and 13 June. Organised by the EU Delegation to Ukraine, the bus will invite citizens to take part in contests and quizzes on…
Azerbaijan: EU shares experience on customs procedures

Azerbaijan: EU shares experience on customs procedures

03 June 2016
Experts from Bulgaria, Italy and Slovakia will travel to the Azerbaijani capital Baku to discuss with the country’s state customs officials the EU rules and best practices in the area of customs declarations, particularly on the use of the latest methods and technologies. The two-day event that…
Mogherini and Hahn on constitutional amendments in Ukraine: “crucial step towards strengthening the judiciary”

Mogherini and Hahn on constitutional amendments in Ukraine: “crucial step towards strengthening the judiciary”

03 June 2016
“The adoption in the final reading of constitutional amendments related to the judiciary by the Verkhovna Rada in Ukraine is a crucial step towards strengthening the judiciary, improving its efficiency, safeguarding its independence and impartiality, and combating corruption,” EU High…
EU-Belarus cooperation featured in new issue of Eurobulletin

EU-Belarus cooperation featured in new issue of Eurobulletin

03 June 2016
The Delegation of the European Union to Belarus has published a new issue of the Eurobulletin, an interactive and informative publication featuring the EU-funded projects in the country. The latest issue is dedicated to education and professional training. It features EU experts, representatives of…

Armenia: EU supports authorities to prepare for disaster relief scenarios

02 June 2016
National authorities responsible for disaster relief in Armenia met in the country’s capital Yerevan to participate in a simulation exercise on dealing with international partners when responding to natural and man-made disasters. An The was conducted in the framework of the EU-funded Programme on…
Ukraine: 36 students win Erasmus scholarships to study in European universities

Ukraine: 36 students win Erasmus scholarships to study in European universities

02 June 2016
Thirty-six graduate students from Ukraine will this autumn start their Master's and Doctorate Programmes at Austrian, Dutch, British, Spanish, French, Italian, Belgian, German, Swedish and Portuguese universities. These opportunities have become available thanks to the successful enrolment of these…
20 years of TAIEX: judicial cooperation in criminal matters in EaP countries and beyond

20 years of TAIEX: judicial cooperation in criminal matters in EaP countries and beyond

02 June 2016
Justice, freedom and security, in particular judicial cooperation in criminal matters, are the focus of a seminar for public officials from 13 countries of the European Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, including Eastern Partnership countries that started in the Polish capital Warsaw today. The…

Georgia: EU facilitates tea plantation rehabilitation

31 May 2016
Georgian tea producers, representatives of state institutions, tea cooperatives and tea plantation rehabilitation companies will meet in the country’s capital Tbilisi on 3 June to discuss the state programme on tea plantation rehabilitation, called “Georgian Tea”. The event is organised as part of…

Eastern Partnership study: civil participation in decision making

31 May 2016
Challenges and opportunities in the field of participatory policymaking in the six Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine) are featured in a new study on civil participation in decision-making in this region, supported by the joint EU/…