Belarusian schoolchildren take part in the EU-supported river cleanliness project

Belarusian schoolchildren take part in river cleanliness project

17 September 2019
In the agricultural town of Lopatino, ninth-grade student and avid fisher, Yana Safursevich, once caught a pike in Styr River, a tributary of Pripyat.
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Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia: Who can study there, how to apply and what are the benefits for youth from the Eastern Neighbourhood?

17 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. The school will be built next to Tbilisi’s Lisi Lake, and is expected to open its doors to the first cohort of students from Eastern…
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EU launches European School in Georgia

16 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. This joint initiative will lead to the establishment of a school for Georgian students, as well as students from across the Eastern…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 September 2019
'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…

Evaluation seminar "Zoom East" in Warsaw

Evaluation seminar of Erasmus+ Youth and the Solidarity Corps projects realised in cooperation between Programme/Participating countries as well as Eastern Partnership countries and Russia. The seminar will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 16-18 October 2019. Main aim of the seminar is to…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
Ursula von der Leyen

The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
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EU launches new EU4Digital programme in Belarus to improve online services

10 September 2019
On 5 September, the EU launched a new programme to support the digital economy and society in Belarus. The programme, EU4Digital, also covers other countries in the Eastern Neighbourhood region. The programme was launched at a conference in the country’s capital of Minsk, an event supported by the…
The Young European Ambassadors

Learn more & get involved

06 September 2019
The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative is a driving force of the ‘Young European Neighbours’ network, created by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The role of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) is to connect the youth from the European Union and the Eastern partner countries (Armenia,…
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More than 700 young people from the Eastern partner countries and the EU are appointed as Young European Ambassadors

05 September 2019
Following an open call for applications, more than 1,200 young people in the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) have expressed their interest in becoming Young European Ambassadors (YEAs). The YEAs were selected…