The EU’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in the Eastern Partnership

The EU’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in the Eastern Partnership

08 April 2020
As part of its global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission is mobilising an emergency support package for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine.
The Eastern Partnership beyond 2020: Reinforcing Resilience – an Eastern Partnership  that delivers for all

The Eastern Partnership beyond 2020: Reinforcing Resilience – an Eastern Partnership that delivers for all

18 March 2020
Launched in 2009 as a joint policy initiative, the Eastern Partnership (EaP) aims to deepen and strengthen relations between the European Union (EU), its Member States, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. In 2019, as the partnership marked its 10th …
Facts and figures about EU-Belarus relations

Facts and figures about EU-Belarus relations

17 March 2020
For the past four years EU-Belarus cooperation has increased. EU assistance to Belarus has doubled to around €30 million annually. Visa Facilitation and Readmission Agreements were signed on 8 January 2020, and are expected to enter into force in the summer of 2020. Belarus has been participating…
Stronger women: stronger Belarus – factsheet

Stronger women: stronger Belarus – factsheet

14 February 2020
Across the Eastern Partnership, the European Union works to defend women’s rights and to empower them to realise their full potential. This factsheet highlights how the EU is driving real change in Belarus, by strengthening women in business, providing opportunities for quality education and…

CSO METER: Assessing the civil society environment in the Eastern Partnership countries: Belarus 2019

06 December 2019
This report presents the findings of research conducted under the CSO Meter to assess the enabling environment for CSOs in Belarus. The CSO Meter is a tool developed to assess the civil society environment in Eastern Partnership countries, and consists of a set of standards and indicators in 10…
CSO METER: Assessing the civil society environment in the Eastern Partnership countries

CSO METER: Assessing the civil society environment in the Eastern Partnership countries

22 November 2019
The CSO Meter is a tool developed to support the regular and consistent monitoring and assessment of the environment in which CSOs operate in the EU’s six Eastern partner countries. Consisting of a set of standards and indicators, the CSO Meter helps to evaluate CSOs’ legal framework as well as…
The EU and Belarus: Creating opportunities for youth

The EU and Belarus: Creating opportunities for youth

22 July 2019
Giving young people a bright future lies at the heart of the European Union's cooperation with Belarus. Together with Belarus, the EU creates opportunities for young people to fulfill their potential and take an active role in society. This factsheet outlines youth opportunities and how to apply…
Supporting Media for Democracy (2013-2019)

Supporting Media for Democracy (2013-2019)

22 July 2019
This publication presents the work of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) in the area of independent media, and reflects on lessons learned in six years of media and democracy support. It offers an analysis of the worrying trends and challenges faced by media today and calls for an urgent re…
Opinion Survey 2019: Belarus report in English

Opinion Survey 2019: Belarus

03 July 2019
The EU NEIGHBOURS east project, in collaboration with ACT LLC, carries out opinion polls in the six EU's Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) on an annual basis. According to the 2019 survey: 89% of Belarusians have either a…
Opinion Survey 2019: Regional Overview report in English

Opinion Survey 2019: Regional Overview

03 July 2019
The EU NEIGHBOURS east project, in collaboration with ACT LLC, carries out opinion polls in the six EU's Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) on an annual basis. According to the 2019 survey: 52% of Eastern partner countries’…