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July 28, 2014 New press pack: Civil society at the heart of the Eastern Partnership In order for reforms in Eastern Partnership countries to be successful, a stronger participation of civil society is needed so as to enhance the oversight of public services and strengthen public confidence in those services. The European Union has been consistent in supporting civil society organizations...
July 28, 2014 EaP Cultural Policy: lessons from Azerbaijan How is digitalisation changing the approach to museum audiences? What is the ideal curriculum for real art education? These were among the questions addressed by around 70 participants attending the second Culture Policy Exchange Workshop, organised in Baku, Azerbaijan in the framework of the Eastern...
July 28, 2014 EU broadens sanctions over Ukraine crisis The Council of the European Union added 15 further persons and 18 entities responsible for action against the Ukraine’s territorial integrity to the list of those subject to an asset freeze and a visa ban. The Council adopted reinforced EU sanctions over the situation in Ukraine following up on...
July 28, 2014 Photo Competition: Special Audience Award Given the enormous success of the "Put your project in the picture" photo competition, we have decided to publish other eligible photos we have received and ask you to vote again to give a "Special audience prize". This time there will be no shortlisted photos, and it will be up to you to promote...
July 25, 2014 Further EU sanctions over Ukraine crisis agreed Ambassadors of the EU member states have agreed to expand the list of those subject to assets freeze and visa banover the situation in Eastern Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea, adding more people and entities to the currently 72 persons and two entities under EU sanctions. Senior EU...
July 23, 2014 Ukraine: Ministers call for independent probe into Malaysian plan crash, agree on possible future sanctions against Russia The EU is “shocked and deeply saddened” by the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Donetsk and the tragic loss of many innocent lives. Meeting in the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels yesterday, ministers called on the separatist groups in the area to ensure full, immediate...
July 23, 2014 CORLEAP inputs in debate with EU foreign ministers on Ukrainian crisis and role of regions in boosting local democracy Recent developments in Ukraine and the role of regions and cities in strengthening local democracy in the context of the Eastern Partnership were among the issues discussed yesterday by EU foreign ministers in Brussels. Speaking at the meeting, representative of the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities...
July 23, 2014 Ukraine: EU establishes mission to advise on civilian security sector reform The Council of the European Union has established the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine), a civilian mission under the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy.   The mission is being deployed on request of the Ukrainian authorities to provide support...
July 22, 2014 Photo competition: and the winners are… The Euromed Audiovisual programme’s training for South Mediterranean film producers and distributors in Jordan and the Rural regeneration project in central Azerbaijan are the winners of the 2014 “Put your project in the picture” photo competition. Congratulations! Ballots closed on...
July 22, 2014 Association Agreement is an investment by today’s Georgians in tomorrow, Commissioner says Georgia will transform itself over the coming years by implementing the Association Agreement, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, said on 18 July in Kutaisi, addressing the Georgian Parliament meeting in an extraordinary session to ratify...
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