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August 21, 2014 EU-funded project launched in Ukraine: green tourism and new jobs for rural areas in the Odessa region A new EU-funded project "Tourism as catalyst of rural economic development for green tourism development" has been presented in Odessa last week, aiming to increase the number of tourists choosing green tourism and create new jobs in rural areas of the Odessa region.    The new project will...
August 19, 2014 President Barroso calls Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, expressing his concern with the security situation in Ukraine European Commission President José Manuel Barroso has voiced concern "with the security situation and condemned the shelling of a convoy of internally displaced people", emphasizing the need to stop border hostilities and the flow of arms and personnel from Russia into Ukraine.   In a phone...
August 16, 2014 Increasing EU concern at worsening crisis in Eastern Ukraine EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels have expressed increasing concern at the worsening crisis in Eastern Ukraine, urging Russia to “put an immediate stop to any form of border hostilities, in particular to the flow of arms, military advisers, and armed personnel into the conflict region, and...
August 13, 2014 Ukraine: EU increases humanitarian assistance for conflict-affected population The European Commission is giving additional funding of €2.5 million to assist the most vulnerable people affected by the continuing fighting in Eastern Ukraine. This humanitarian aid is geared towards helping to register and relocate internally displaced people (IDPs), provide shelter, food, water...
August 12, 2014 President Barroso calls Presidents of Ukraine and Russia, expressing increasing concern at humanitarian impact of conflict European Commission President José Manuel Barroso yesterday made separate telephone calls to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the situation in Ukraine, expressing to both the EU’s increasing concern regarding the humanitarian impact of the...
August 12, 2014 Ukraine: head of EU mission for civilian security reform arrives in Kyiv Kálmán Mizsei, the head of the new European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform (EUAM) in Ukraine has arrived in Kyiv to take up his new role.   “I strongly believe that EUAM-Ukraine’s support and advice to the security sector reform framework in...
August 8, 2014 Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Neighbourhood Tenders grants and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.   SOUTH Jobs Egypt: Programme Manager (1) Egypt: Programme Manager (2) Senior Logistics Clerk at the EU Delegation...
August 8, 2014 EU regrets Russia's 'politically motivated' food import ban The European Union has said it regrets Russia's decision to impose measures targeting imports of food and agricultural products. "This announcement is clearly politically motivated," said a statement issued on 7 August by a spokesman for the European Commission.   The statement said the Commission...
August 7, 2014 Azerbaijan: EU dismay at arrest of another human rights activist The EU has expressed dismay at the arrest of another prominent human rights defender, Rasul Jafarov, in Azerbaijan, on charges related to his work for the Human Rights Club NGO, which "appear to be directly linked to recent changes in Azerbaijan's legislation covering non-governmental organisations....
August 7, 2014 Electronic thematic press packs: an indispensible information source Online and interactive, packed with information and examples, and with plenty of links to where one can find out even more: these are the key characteristics of the new format EU Neighbourhood Info Centre press packs. A new series covering over a dozen themes and cooperation areas - from the environment...
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