EU-funded project holds energy conference in Georgia

12 November 2015
Issues related to Georgia’s membership of the Energy Community and implementation of requirements in the energy sector under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement were in focus at a conference on 11 November in Tbilisi, organized under the EU-funded “Civil Society. Dialogue for Progress” project.  …
EU launches new project on combating discrimination in Moldova

EU launches new project on combating discrimination in Moldova

12 November 2015
The EU and the Council of Europe are launching tomorrow a new joint project on 'Supporting national efforts for prevention and combating discrimination in Moldova'. The launch ceremony will take place in the Moldovan capital Chisinau.   A press release said one of the main objectives is "to…

EU-funded project tests anti-corruption prosecutor candidates in Ukraine

11 November 2015
Around 200 candidates for administrative positions in the specialised anti-corruption prosecution office took part in a general skills test, which was carried out and funded by an EU project for Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine.   All candidates went through computer-based testing of…

Georgia: implementation of the AA is key, says Mogherini

11 November 2015
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini held meetings yesterday in the Georgian capital Tbilisi with President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili.   In her meetings, she stressed the importance of cooperation with Georgia and the…

Moving reforms forward in testing times: EaP Civil Society Forum to hold annual assembly in Kyiv

10 November 2015
The 2015 Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) will take place on 19-21 November in Kyiv, with opening addresses from European Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.   Held this year under the title “Moving…

Youth policy: the way forward – final conference of EaP youth project

10 November 2015
The Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit (EPYRU) is organising its final conference on 18-19 November in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, presenting an overview of recent developments and future initiatives in youth policy in the EaP countries.   The Conference will bring together representatives of…

Mogherini: Ukraine at the top of the EU agenda

10 November 2015
The EU will keep Ukraine high on its agenda and will continue its common work in all fields, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a statement issued yesterday after talks with political leaders and civil society groups in Ukraine.   During her visit to Kyiv, the EU foreign policy chief…
EU Twinning on e-Government launched in Georgia

EU Twinning on e-Government launched in Georgia

10 November 2015
The second phase of a Twinning Project on ‘Support to Strengthening of e-Governance in Georgia’ will focus on assisting the Data Exchange Agency of the Georgian Ministry of Justice and the Georgian government to support the development of and alignment of e-governance and information security…
Council of Europe presents four large-scale projects in Ukraine

Council of Europe presents four large-scale projects in Ukraine

09 November 2015
Four large-scale projects on strengthening human rights standards, advancing penitentiary reform, fighting corruption and supporting elections in Ukraine were presented to the media last week. The total budget for the two-year implementation of these joint EU-Council of Europe projects is €4…

EaP Culture and Creativity programme: website now available in all EaP languages

09 November 2015
The website of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity programme is now available in the languages of all 6 countries covered by the project, in addition to Russian and English.   As well as browsing the full website in English and Russian, users from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,…