EaP News

May 5, 2014 Azerbaijan: EU concern at treatment of human rights defenders by authorities EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle have voiced deep concern over treatment of two human rights activists at the hands of the authorities in Azerbaijan. They cited the detention on 19 April of Rauf Mirkadirov...
May 2, 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 Lebanon: International Cooperation Officer, Operations at the EU delegation Palestine: Task Manager...
May 2, 2014 Apply now to take part in annual meeting of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) is inviting all interested parties to submit expressions of interest to take part in the sixth annual meeting of the EaP Civil Society Forum. This year the meeting will take place on 20-21 November in the Georgian capital Tbilisi  ...
May 2, 2014 Ashton on World Press Freedom Day 2014: Free, diverse and independent media pillar of democratic society On the eve of the 21th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton said in a statement that “free, diverse and independent media constitutes one of the cornerstones of a democratic society by facilitating the free flow of information and ideas, and by ensuring...
April 30, 2014 Experts work with Azerbaijani University to improve curriculum for energy audit and management A team of experts from the EU-funded energy programme INOGATE is currently in Baku, conducting their second and concluding visit as part of their assistance to the Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction (AzUAC), aimed at developing a course curriculum and proposals for a master’s...
April 30, 2014 EU programme assists Azerbaijani State Agency to improve renewable energy environment Experts from the EU-funded energy programme INOGATE are visiting Azerbaijan on 29-30 April to provide assistance to the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources of the Azerbaijan Republic (SAARES), one of the key stakeholders in the area of renewables in Azerbaijan. This work is aimed...
April 29, 2014 Info Centre Library: civil society documents Thirty-nine documents related to civil society are available on the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre Library. The documents range from Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum roadmaps, reports and strategies, to national reports such as a civil society mapping study done in the Palestinian territories or...
April 29, 2014 EU-Ukraine: dispelling the myths about the Association Agreement How much will reforms linked to the Association Agreement cost Ukraine? Will Ukrainian companies lose out to EU competitors as a result? What will it all mean for ordinary citizens? Will Ukraine be forced to allow same sex marriage? Confused: then check out a special section on the website of the EU...
April 29, 2014 EU-Moldova: setting the facts straight on impact of Association Agreement A threat to Moldovan culture and traditional values? Fewer jobs, lower wages, lost pensions? Negligible benefits for a high cost of reform? Setting Moldova on a collision course with Russia? The EU Delegation in Moldova has released a page on its website dispelling these and other myths about the impact...
April 29, 2014 Actions undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity trigger fresh EU sanctions The European Union has added 15 more people to the list of persons subject to a travel ban and asset freeze within the EU “for actions undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity sovereignty and independence,” in a move that brings the total number of persons targeted by the sanctions in...
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