EaP News

June 28, 2013 EU Commission welcomes decision on gas pipeline: Door opener for direct link to Caspian Sea The European Commission has welcomed today's final selection of the pipeline delivering Azeri gas to Europe. The Consortium of the Shah Deniz II gas field, which holds the licence for exploiting the 16 billion cubic meters a year gas reserves, has chosen the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to bring the...
June 28, 2013 Photo story: New life for avant-garde buildings from Russia and Ukraine The EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has released a photo story highlighting the achievements of an EU-funded project in preserving valuable early twentieth century urban heritage in the cities of Moscow and Kyiv.   ‘A new lease of life for avant-garde buildings from Russia and Ukraine’...
June 27, 2013 Eastern Partnership Integrated Border Management Training project ends, paving way to sustained cooperation in the region The EU-funded Eastern Partnership – Integrated Border Management Flagship Initiative Training Project (EaP IBM FIT) has made a major contribution to strengthening the capacity of officers of partner countries’ border guards, police and customs/revenue services at all levels, from high-level...
June 27, 2013 Eastern Partnership cooperation on culture – a package of resources as ministers meet in Tbilisi With Culture Ministers from the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and the EU gathering in Tbilisi for the first EaP Ministerial Conference on Culture on 27-28 June, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has released a package of material highlighting EU support for culture in the Eastern Neighbourhood, including...
June 27, 2013 First Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture taking off in Tbilisi The first Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture is taking place in Tbilisi on 27-28 June.  The conference, hosted by the Georgian government, in the presence of Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, brings together Ministers of Culture from across the region and the EU, a press release...
June 26, 2013 EUBAM and Moldovan Border Police discover cannabis field close to Ukrainian border The Moldovan Border Police (MDBP) and the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) have discovered a cannabis field close to the Moldova-Ukraine border. A press release from EUBAM said the discovery had been made in the context of ongoing joint exercises to combat drug...
June 26, 2013 EU approves €4 million for budget support to agriculture in Georgia The has EU approved the first payment of €4 million to the Georgian state budget as part of the Budget Support component of the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The decision was taken following the EU’s conclusion that Georgia had made...
June 26, 2013 EU-Moldova Cooperation Council takes stock of progress ahead of Eastern Partnership summit and stresses need to reach out to Transnistria The EU-Moldova Cooperation Council has confirmed the substantive completion of the talks on the future EU-Moldova Association Agreement, which is now expected to be initialed at the next Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius on 29 November and signed as soon as the technical procedures are completed...
June 26, 2013 Civil Society Forum: Steering Committee looks ahead to Vilnius summit Preparations for the 2013 Civil Society Forum meeting in Chisinau and the Forum’s short-term and long-term priorities were discussed at the third meeting of its Steering Committee (SC) in Brussels last week. The Committee set up a task-force to work on the questions raised during the discussion...
June 26, 2013 Your vision of Black Sea region matters: student essay competition launched "The Black Sea Region 20 years from Now" is the topic of a student essay competition launched on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).   The competition aims to involve students from the BSEC Member States in shaping the...
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