EaP News

March 19, 2014 EU rejects Crimea’s annexation, EU leaders to work out European response to crisis The sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine must be respected, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said in a joint statement issued yesterday. “The European Union does neither recognise the illegal and illegitimate...
March 19, 2014 Ukraine: EU proposes a further €1 billion in macro-financial assistance The European Commission has proposed new macro-financial assistance (MFA) to Ukraine of up to €1 billion in medium-term loans. The new MFA programme, expected to be approved by the EU's Council of Ministers in the coming weeks, is part of the support package to Ukraine announced by the European...
March 19, 2014 EU Neighbouring Countries: third of youth out of school and without a job Almost a third of young people in the Neighbourhood are out of education and out of work – almost double the EU average, according to a study conducted by the European Training Foundation (ETF).   ETF Director Madlen Serban presented the situation of Young people not in employment, education...
March 19, 2014 Reconnecting the Baltic and the Black Sea: international conference in Brest on restoration of key water connection On 27-28 March 2014, the city of Brest in Belarus will host an international conference focused on efforts to restore the E40 waterway linking the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea, as part of an EU-funded cross-border cooperation project.   The E40 waterway connects the basins of the Baltic and the...
March 18, 2014 European drugs agency in new project with seven ENP countries A new, two-year technical cooperation project between the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) and seven countries of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) kicked off at a meeting in Lisbon this month. The project involves Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Israel, Moldova, Morocco and Ukraine.   The EU-funded...
March 18, 2014 Eastern Partnership youth unit organising study tour to Czech and Slovak Republics Representatives from the youth ministries and youth NGOs of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries will take part in a study tour to the Czech and Slovak Republics organized by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit(EPYRU).   The tour, from 24-28 March, will focus on the three EPYRU...
March 17, 2014 Cross border cooperation to train business managers   Coaching sessions for border business companies are taking place within the framework of the EU funded project “Create4Compete – Creativity for boosting Competence and Competitiveness“. International coaching specialists are supporting companies to develop their business, to...
March 17, 2014 Cross border cooperation between Russia and Lithuania against smugglers   Two new mobile x-ray control systems have been launched at border control points between Russia and Lithuania. The equipment is financed by the EU within the framework of the cross border project “Improvement of accessibility of the state border between the Republic of Lithuania and the...
March 17, 2014 EBRD offers €20 million mortgage facility to Belarussian businesses The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €20 million loan to Belgazprombank (BGPB) to support business mortgage lending in Belarus. This is the first business mortgage financing credit line provided by the EBRD to a Belarusian bank, a press release said. The loan...
March 17, 2014 Fight against HIV/AIDS: launch of new enhanced action plan in EU and neighbouring countries The European Commission has put forward an Action Plan on HIV/AIDS for the period 2014-2016, which prolongs and extends existing EU action in this area, and includes improved cooperation with neighbouring countries, building on the achievements of the previous 2009-2013 Action Plan.   The new Action...
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