EU supports suicide prevention programme in Georgian prisons

EU supports suicide prevention programme in Georgian prisons

03 August 2016
The newly appointed coordinators and members of the Georgian Suicide Prevention Council met for the first working group meeting to discuss the current situation in the country’s prisons, identify the future steps needed to reinforce suicide prevention activities and the best ways of implementing…

CLEEN project facilitates public discussion on energy efficiency in Armenia

03 August 2016
The EU-funded Civil Society Local Energy Efficiency Network (CLEEN) Project has announced that tomorrow, 4 August, it will be supporting a public discussion in the north-eastern Armenian town of Noyemberyan on the strategic planning of energy efficiency and renewable energy in this community. The…

Georgia and Moldova evaluate progress in food safety and consumer protection after Association Agreements with the EU

03 August 2016
The progress of reform in food safety and consumer protection in Georgia and Moldova since the two countries signed Association Agreements (AA) with the EU was in focus of a conference in the Georgian capital Tbilisi last week. Organised by the Europe Foundation in Georgia, the event is part of an…
Armenia-Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme presents its results

Armenia-Georgia Territorial Cooperation Programme presents its results

01 August 2016
The results of nine different projects addressing common environmental, economic and social challenges, changing people’s lives in Armenia and Georgia were presented in the Armenian capital Yerevan last week by the EU-funded Armenia-Georgia Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme (…
Ukraine: EU Mission engages regional journalists to discuss fight against corruption

Ukraine: EU Mission engages regional journalists to discuss fight against corruption

01 August 2016
Regional journalists gathered in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa last week to meet with the staff from Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and discuss the fight against corruption in the country. The event was facilitated by the European Advisory Mission in Ukraine (EUAM), which…
Armenia: EU calls to refrain from excessive use of force and violence during demonstrations

Armenia: EU calls to refrain from excessive use of force and violence during demonstrations

01 August 2016
“The latest developments in Armenia's capital Yerevan, related to the seized Erebuni police station, are very worrying,” EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said on Saturday in response to the violent incidents that took place in Armenia over the weekend. “We call for an immediate release of…

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

29 July 2016
Dear all, we have selected the latest interesting opportunities offered by EU institutions, EU projects, as well as EU member states to individuals, civil society organisations and companies from the Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Please,…

EU helps Belarus improve energy efficiency standards

29 July 2016
Contributing to a more competitive and energy efficient economy in Belarus was the overall goal of a three-year EU-funded project which has just come to an end. The project, which focused on raising energy saving and energy efficiency standards in the field of consumer goods and industrial…

Apply now: culture and creativity, media and student opportunities for the Eastern Partnership region and beyond

29 July 2016
New opportunities for artists and creative professionals, as well as media professionals and students of these subjects, including those residing and working in Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, have been published by the EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme. Deadlines are…
Armenia:  EaP Civil Society Forum condemns detention of an activist

Armenia: EaP Civil Society Forum condemns detention of an activist

29 July 2016
The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) condemned the detention of Levon Barseghyan, Chairman of the Board of the Gyumri Journalists Club ‘Asbarez’, by Armenian authorities. According to their statement, Barsedhyan was detained after making a public speech in…