Georgia: official launch of Rural Development component under ENPARD

17 November 2015
A new pilot project for rural development in Lagodekhi funded under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) was launched in the Georgian municipality of Stepantsminda last week.   The event also included the presentation of the two other pilot projects in…

EU-Georgia Association Council hails Georgia as one of the front-runners of the EaP

17 November 2015
The EU and Georgia yesterday held the second meeting of the Association Council, assessing Georgia as “one of the front-runners of the Eastern Partnership”. The Association Council is the highest formal body established under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement to supervise the implementation of…

Moldova: EU launches 30 new projects to optimize social infrastructure across the Nistru

17 November 2015
The EU last week launched 30 new projects to optimize social infrastructure on both banks of Nistru River in the Republic of Moldova, as part of the EU-funded Programme "Support to Confidence Building Measures". The EU is providing a total financial contribution of €3 million.   A press release…

EU Delegation presents new e-book for Ukrainian entrepreneurs

16 November 2015
A guide developed within the EU Delegation to Ukraine to assist Ukrainian businesses to find partners in the EU, start or grow exports of their goods and take advantage of the opportunities offered by the DCFTA, has been published online.   The e-book, "Business Internationalisation and Entry to…
Project develops enhanced space cooperation between EU and Ukraine

Project develops enhanced space cooperation between EU and Ukraine

16 November 2015
An EU-funded Twinning Project in space cooperation with Ukraine has succeeded in harmonizing Ukrainian legislation to EU standards and supporting Ukraine’s involvement in EU Space Programmes, particularly in Satellite Navigation (EGNOS/Galileo) and Earth Remote Sensing (GMES-Copernicus).   The…

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

13 November 2015
Tenders grants and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.   SOUTH   Jobs   Tunisia : Assistant to the Twinning Resident Adviser (Ministry of Justice)    …

EU Delegation in Ukraine welcomes new amendments of the Labour Code

13 November 2015
The Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Jan Tombinski has welcomed new amendments to the Labour Code, prohibiting discrimination on various grounds. The amendments were adopted by Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine yesterday.   "This is an important element in meeting the requirements of the Visa…

EU Trade Commissioner visits Ukraine to discuss DCFTA’s implementation

13 November 2015
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström visits Ukraine today, to discuss the implementation as of 1 January 2016 of the agreement on a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) between the EU and Ukraine.   During her visit, she is planning to meet with Ukrainian leaders including President…

Eco-design in focus at Kyiv workshop

12 November 2015
The EU-funded INOGATE energy programme is organizing a workshop in Kyiv on eco-design, focusing on developments in eco-design in the EU, and on current activities in this field in Ukraine.   The workshop is part of an Energy Efficiency Forum organised from 10-13 November by the State Agency on…

EU supports businesses of internally displaced persons in Ukraine

12 November 2015
An EU-funded project is supporting businesses of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine, including providing compensation for business loans and costs for the development of business plans.   A round table was held in the city of Vinnytsia this week to explain the opportunities and…