EU provides €100 million to support reform and economic development in Georgia

27 November 2015
The EU has adopted a new assistance package for Georgia totalling €100 million. The money will support reforms related to the EU-Georgia Association Agreement and agreements on mobility.   Speaking from the Georgian capital Tbilisi, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy JohannesHahn said…

INOGATE regional workshop: Energy interconnection infrastructure as a key for increased security of supply

26 November 2015
 Key decision makers involved in planning, developing and financing energy infrastructure, policy makers, energy regulators, network operators and financing institutions will gather in Brussels for a workshop on ensuring supply and competitiveness through energy infrastructure connectivity.   The…

New ENP and role of civil society in focus at EaP CSF Annual Assembly

26 November 2015
The 7th Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) Annual Assembly was held in Kyiv on 19-21 November attracting around 300 participants, observers and guests who attended more than 20 sessions and a Networking Fair in the framework of the Assembly. The event was opened by European…

EU Commissioners and EaP ministers meet for partnership dialogue in Tbilisi

26 November 2015
EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis, and Helga Schmid, Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service, will meet their counterparts from Eastern Partnership countries during an Informal Partnership…
EU, Moldova and Ukraine strengthen border cooperation

EU, Moldova and Ukraine strengthen border cooperation

26 November 2015
In an agreement signed yesterday, the EU, Moldova and Ukraine decided to strengthen their border cooperation, with an enhanced mandate strengthening the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the EU Border Assistance Mission to the Republic of Moldova and to Ukraine (EUBAM), as well as its…

Mogherini to Lavrov: we must join forces in the fight against Daesh

25 November 2015
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has underlined the importance of joining forces and coordinating efforts in the fight against Daesh, in a phone conversation today with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on the downing of a Russian fighter plane in Syria.   Mogherini conveyed her…

Eastern Partnership Youth: closing conference looks to the future

24 November 2015
The Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit (EPYRU) held its closing conference in Kyiv last week, around the title, ‘Youth Policy: The Way Forward for Eastern Partnership Countries’.   Among those addressing the Conference were representatives of the Ministries responsible for Youth Policy and of…

EaP Civil Society Forum publishes resolutions adopted at Annual Assembly

24 November 2015
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) has published the nine resolutions that were adopted at its Annual Assembly in Kyiv last week.   Every year, a number of resolutions are adopted by the EaP CSF during its Annual Assembly - the highest decision-making body of the Forum. This year…

Clima South and Clima East projects host meeting ahead of COP21 Paris Climate talks

24 November 2015
In the run-up to the Paris COP21 climate conference, the EU-funded ClimaSouth and ClimaEast projects last week jointly hosted a meeting in Brussels of EU and Neighbourhood partner countries on the expected 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. The meeting was attended by senior officials representing their…

Georgia: organising a platform for exchange of views on local democracy

24 November 2015
A workshop under the title “Mayors – Leaders for change” will take place in Tbilisi on 24–26 November, aiming to exchange best practices with members of the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe, and increase their knowledge on standards of local self-governance. The…