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June 24, 2014 Ukraine: Council welcomes President’s peace plan, prohibits imports from Crimea and approves civilian mission to assist security sector reform The EU welcomes Petro Poroshenko as new President of Ukraine and supports his peace plan, including a ceasefire, EU foreign ministers said yesterday. Meeting in the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg, ministers praised the President's “determined actions towards peace and stability...
June 23, 2014 EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: Council clears technical procedures for signature The Council of the European Union completed today technical preparations for the signature of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, due to take place in the margins of the European Council on 27 June. The agreement aims “to deepen Ukraine's political association and economic integration with the...
June 23, 2014 Background info on the EU's Association Agreements with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine On 27 June, the EU will sign Association Agreements (including DCFTA) with Georgia and the Republic of Moldova and complete the signature process with Ukraine. How will relations between each of these countries and the EU change as a result? What will the new agreements mean for the citizens? How will...
June 19, 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 Tunisia: communication and knowledge management consultant at FISHINMED Morocco: office assistant...
June 18, 2014 Youth: the engine of society – press pack highlights EU youth cooperation in the Neighbourhood Across the EU’s Neighbourhood, young people have been in the front line of change – “they want freedom, they want opportunities, they want jobs, they want education, they want a future”, in the words of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton. A new press pack...
June 18, 2014 Ukraine: FLEG II round table looks into ways of combating corruption in forest sector Combating corruption in the forest sector in Ukraine was the focus of a round table discussion in Kyiv, organized by the EU funded forestry programme FLEG II (ENPI East). The event on 12 June aimed to identify the causes of corruption in the forest sector and look into ways of overcoming them, a press...
June 18, 2014 Eastern Partnership youth unit seminar in Moldova: more cooperation needed between state actors and civil society A cross-sectoral approach to youth policy in Moldova was the main focus of the first national workshop, co-organised by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit (EPYRU) and Moldova’s Ministry of Youth and Sport. The event on June 12-13 brought together experts, representatives of the...
June 18, 2014 Georgia: local government elections further step in democratic development The European Union has congratulated the voters and candidates for taking part in the first round of local government elections in Georgia on 15 June. The vote was “a further step in the continued democratic development of Georgia,” said a statement by the spokesperson of the EU’s External...
June 17, 2014 Joint Moldova-Transnistria customs operation proposed by EUBAM Carrying out a joint Moldova-Transnistria customs operation to prevent and combat smugglingwas one of the two proposals presented by the EU Border Assistance Mission to the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) at a high-level conference on 10-11 June in Freising, Germany, which was devoted to...
June 17, 2014 Photo Competition: 'Put your project in the picture' On the occasion of EU Cooperation Day 2014, 21 September, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre, in cooperation with INTERACT ENPI, invites all EU funded projects implemented in the EU Neighbourhood to submit their best photo describing how they are making a difference. As a reward, the two...
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