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EU and Georgia mark three years of support to Association Agreement

01 February 2019
On 31 January, the EU and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia marked the successful completion of the project “Facility for the Implementation of the Association Agreement in Georgia”. For more than three years, considerable efforts have been undertaken within the project to facilitate the…
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EU report: Georgia making clear progress on its reform agenda

01 February 2019
In 2018, Georgia confirmed its strong commitment to political association and economic integration with the EU, as highlighted by its government's high-level meeting with European Commissioners in November and substantial progress in delivering on its Association Agreement commitments. These…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: Recommendations on the evaluation of the economic value of civil protection volunteerism

01 February 2019
Existing studies and tools on civil protection (CP) volunteerism have been featured in a new publication presented in January by the EU-funded Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Neighbourhood Area (PPRD East 2). Entitled “…
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EU-supported project helps low- and middle-income families in Armenia

31 January 2019
Low- and middle-income families in Armenia have been given the chance to acquire low-cost furniture, household goods and building materials – both new and used, remodelled and refurbished. This became possible thanks to the EU-supported project “Restoring Living Conditions in Armenia”, which has…
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Ukraine: EU4Energy presents European best practices in monitoring gas supply quality

31 January 2019
On 28 January, Energy Community Secretariat experts presented the results of a report, developed under the EU4Energy Governance project, aimed at improving the regulatory environment in the Ukrainian gas market and harmonisation with the EU acquis. The report features best practices in the…
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EU Advisory Mission advocates for enhanced whistleblower protection in Ukraine

31 January 2019
The current state of whistleblower protection in Ukraine, as well as the experience of Latvia and the Netherlands as potential models to support the development of a Ukrainian whistleblowing framework were discussed during a workshop in the Ukrainian city of Lviv on 29 January. After discussing…
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EU Neighbourhood journalists at UNCOVERED Journalism Conference in Berlin thanks to EU-funded OPEN Media Hub project

31 January 2019
The OPEN Media Hub is supporting investigative journalists from the EU Neighbourhood to join colleagues from EU media at the UNCOVERED Journalism Conference that is taking place in Berlin today and tomorrow, where they will be able to attend, network with practitioners and politicians, and learn…
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Commissioner Hahn discusses EU-Armenia cooperation and announces new assistance package during visit to the country

31 January 2019
On 29-30 January, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn visited Armenia. He met with the country’s President Armen Sarkissian, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Minister for Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. During the meetings, the…
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Georgia: Winners of ‘EU Prize for Peace Journalism’ for 2018 are announced

30 January 2019
On 29 January, the EU Delegation to Georgia and the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) held an award ceremony for the winners of the ‘EU Prize for Journalism 2018’ in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The EU Delegation awarded winners in six categories covering print, broadcast, online, and photo…
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Sweden to share experience of simplified procedure for customs declaration with Azerbaijan

30 January 2019
On 7-8 February, experts from Azerbaijan will visit Sweden to learn about the country’s experience in the simplification and acceleration of customs procedures on goods and means of transport, as well as the management of customs warehouses and terminals. The study visit will cover topics on the…