COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

19 March 2020
EU Leaders agreed to temporary restriction of non-essential travel from third countries into the EU area for 30 days. Any possible prolongation of this period should be assessed depending on further developments. The temporary travel restriction foresees exemptions for nationals of all EU Member…
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Eastern Partnership: new policy objectives for beyond 2020

18 March 2020
On 18 March, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (EU High Representative) have put forward a proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership beyond 2020. These aim at increasing trade, strengthening…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

18 March 2020
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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EU provides over €5 million in additional support to eastern Ukraine

18 March 2020
The EU announced that it will provide additional assistance to support the conflict-affected population in eastern Ukraine. An additional €3.2 million will be allocated to the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, bringing the EU’s total financial engagement in this mission to €52 million…
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Energy Community Summer School 2020 open for registration

17 March 2020
The Energy Community Summer School 2020 is now open for registration, offering participants the opportunity to better understand the science and policy of energy markets in transition, and the challenges behind implementing EU energy law. Registration is open for postgraduate students (master’s…
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Call for proposals: European Media Facility in Armenia

17 March 2020
The EU has announced a new call for proposals in Armenia, titled ‘European Media Facility’. The call will allocate €2 million to promote an independent, professional, more innovative and financially sustainable media sector in Armenia. Proposals should include measures aimed at increasing the…
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EU4Digital: Eastern Neighbourhood countries discuss broadband infrastructure mapping

17 March 2020
On 20-21 February 2020, national policymakers and regulatory authorities from the Eastern Neighbourhood region gathered in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss broadband infrastructure mapping. Hosted at the headquarters of the Polish Regulator, the Office of Electronic Communications, the event allowed…
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EU publishes declaration condemning annexation of Crimea

17 March 2020
On 16 March, EU High Representative Josep Borrell made a declaration on behalf of the EU on the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol “Six years on from the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the European…
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Deadline extension: 14 extra days to apply for scholarship to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

16 March 2020
The European Union has extended the application deadline by two weeks, until 28 March 2020, for students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe and the EU and attend the Eastern Partnership European…
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EU and Armenia to strengthen cooperation in civil protection and disaster risk management

16 March 2020
On 11-12 March, the EU and Armenia held a sub-committee meeting on energy, transport, climate action and civil protection. Because of the current coronavirus pandemic, the event took place via a video link between Yerevan and Brussels. The meeting took stock of Armenia's progress in the fields of…