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May 26, 2014 EU sets in motion Civil Protection Mechanism to help Georgia deal with aftermath of landslide Following a request for assistance from the Georgian government, the European Commission has set in motion the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to respond to the landslide which occurred on 17 May in Kazbegi district near the border with Russia, a press release said today. A team of experts “will...
May 26, 2014 Helping Ukraine gather better data for a better migration policy The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has presented the results of its migration data assessment recently conducted in Ukraine in the framework of the EU-funded MIGRECO project (Strengthening Migration Management and Cooperation on Readmission in Eastern Europe).   “It is obvious...
May 23, 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: Head of Administration and Finance Unit at The Anna Lindh Foundation Algeria: Project manager...
May 23, 2014 EU-Ukraine: government efforts bringing country closer to visa-free regime with EU Ukraine has done enough to meet the first stage benchmarks of its Visa Liberalisation Action Plan with the EU, according to Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, who welcomed the efforts made by the Ukrainian government, saying it brought the country closer to its goal of visa free...
May 22, 2014 ‘Unprecedented’ high-level meeting in Brussels takes stock of EU-Georgia agenda ahead of Association Agreement signature The domestic and security situation in Georgia and in the wider region, the state of play of EU-Georgia cooperation and the future development of relations were the focus of an “unprecedented” meeting, yesterday in Brussels, between the European Commission and the Government of Georgia. The...
May 22, 2014 New trolleybuses take to the road in Moldova’s ‘capital of the north’ – EU and EBRD helping to modernize public transport Bălți, Moldova’s second biggest city, today celebrated the arrival of a fleet of new trolleybuses financed by a grant from the European Union and a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).   Environmentally friendly and energy efficient, the trolleybuses also...
May 22, 2014 EU welcomes Memorandum of Peace and Concord in Ukraine The EU has welcomed the Memorandum of Peace and Concord, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Supported by a bi-partisan majority, this Memorandum “offers a good platform for concrete steps towards de-escalation of the situation, in particular by facilitating Ukrainian-led solutions adopted...
May 22, 2014 EUBAM alert leads to major cigarettes seizure A tip-off from the EU Border Assistance Mission to the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) has led to a major seizure of illegal cigarettes by Romanian police on the Moldova-Romania border, EUBAM said in a press release today.   Based on information from Moldovan Customs, EUBAM tracked...
May 22, 2014 Likely to move? Poll casts light on attitudes to migration across the Neighbourhood An overwhelming majority of people in the Neighbourhood do not intend to move to another country in the next two years, according to an EU Neighbourhood Barometer on issues of mobility and migration. The survey was conducted over the period December 2013-January 2014 interviewing 1,000 respondents per...
May 22, 2014 EuroEast culture: ‘Richness in Diversity’ photo exhibition starts its tour in Ukraine   The mobile photo exhibition on ‘Richness in Diversity’ has started its tour of 10 communities within the Kyiv oblast, in Ukraine. The photo exhibition – which will last until 17 July – is organized by the GURT Resource Centre and is supported by the European Union within...
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