EaP News

November 23, 2017 Humanitarian community urges stronger action on crisis in eastern Ukraine International and local humanitarian agencies in Ukraine gathered in Berlin on 22 November to draw the attention of the international community to the humanitarian crisis in the east of the country. The EU-supported conference “Ukraine: A Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis in Europe?” held a constructive...
November 23, 2017 EU call for proposals: Cross border cooperation initiatives in Belarus, Latvia and Lithuania invited to apply The EU has invited organisations working in border regions of Belarus, Latvia and Lithuania to submit project proposals to strengthen relations, increase capacities and share experience among people and organisations in the regions. On 22 November, the EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Latvia...
November 22, 2017 Kindergartens in Ukrainian cities of Zhovkva and Zhmerynka fit for winter thanks to EU project assistance Children in a kindergarten in the Ukrainian town of Zhovkva will be able to enjoy this winter in a warm, energy-efficient building. Thermal insulation and renovation works have been undertaken in the kindergarten as part of the town’s participation in the EU-financed Covenant of Mayors Demonstration...
November 22, 2017 Belarus: EU project supports climate education for schoolchildren in Braslaŭ Braslaŭ, the first climate-neutral municipality of Belarus, is hosting its Energy Week. Various themed events are being organised with the EU’s support, including climate lessons for schoolchildren. During the lessons, young people are learning what it means to be climate neutral and what the municipality...
November 21, 2017 EU Advisory Mission helps promote gender awareness among law enforcement agencies in Ukraine Representatives of five agencies from the Interior Ministry of Ukraine last week attended a training seminar on gender awareness. The event was organised by the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine as part of its efforts to support a new organisational structure created under the Ministry to promote gender...
November 21, 2017 European Council grants extension to EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine On 20 November, the European Council extended the mandate of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine until 31 May 2019 and approved a budget of €32 million for the next 18 months. The European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine) has been deployed...
November 21, 2017 EU to continue supporting small businesses in Moldova A new EU-funded project to support small and medium-sized enterprises in the Republic of Moldova will be launched in 2018, the EU4Business initiative has said in a press release. Referring to the challenges of economic development in the country’s regions, Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...
November 21, 2017 200 Young European Ambassadors selected to continue connecting youth from the EU and Eastern Partner countries Following an open call for applications, more than 200 ‘Young European Ambassadors’ (YEAs) have been appointed. The YEAs were selected jointly by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project, the European Commission, the European External Action Service’s (EEAS) East StratCom Task Force and the respective EU Delegations...
November 20, 2017 College of Europe offers scholarships for university graduates from Neighbourhood countries The College of Europe is offering a large number of scholarships to university graduates coming from European Neighbourhood Policy countries for post-graduate studies during the academic year 2018-2019. The scholarships cover academic expenses, accommodation, meals and travel costs. The countries concerned...
November 17, 2017 Belarus: EU-supported audit shows positive trend in CO2 emissions in Braslau An audit conducted with EU support has shown that CO2 emissions in the Belarusian town of Braslau have decreased since 2011. The audit was carried out as part of the town’s participation in the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme. The overall goal of the project is to transform...
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