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April 2, 2014 EU-Ukraine Association Agreement opens new opportunities for civil society cooperation Following the recent signature of the political provisions of the Association Agreement (AA) between the EU and Ukraine, Ukrainian civil society should in the coming months focus on setting up an effective mechanism of cooperation with the EU: this was one of the key conclusions of a meeting last week...
April 2, 2014 EU-Ukraine: bring your own photos for street photo exhibition in Odessa Tomorrow the EU Delegation to Ukraine is organizing the first EU-related street photo exhibition – “Euro Sooshka” – showing that Ukrainian and European values are identical.  The open-air photo exhibition will held in Odessa from 4-5.30pm.   The format of the exhibition...
April 1, 2014 EU spearheads unparalleled international support for Ukraine, enhanced assistance for Georgia and Moldova  The European Commission has agreed with International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to spearhead enhanced assistance measures to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. A statement said the step had been taken “in the context of growing regional pressures” on the three countries, and following...
April 1, 2014 New cooperation agreement between the Commission and Council of Europe on human rights, democracy and rule of law The European Commission and the 47-nation Council of Europe (CoE) today signed a ‘Statement of Intent’ putting in place a new framework for cooperation in the EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood regions for the period 2014-2020.   The agreement will enable the two organisations to work...
March 31, 2014 Ukraine: Ashton condemns Right Sector pressure on parliament, urges all parties to surrender illegal weapons EU High Representative Catherine Ashton has strongly condemned the pressure by activists of the Right Sector in Ukraine, who surrounded the building of the Verkhovna Rada on Thursday threatening to storm it. In a statement issued on Friday, Ashton said “such an intimidation of the parliament is...
March 28, 2014 Cross-border cooperation: Pskov schoolchildren mobilized in traffic safety campaign An EU-funded cross-border cooperation project has mobilised young children to produce and hand out 17,000 reflectors as part of a road safety campaign in the Russian region of Pskov, following good practices developed in neighbouring Estonia in an effort to raise safety awareness among children.  ...
March 28, 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 Turin, Italy: Deputy Director at the European Training Foundation Tunisia: Administrative and Financial...
March 27, 2014 Neighbourhood at the crossroads: EU takes stock of a year of challenges – East The EU today released its annual report on the implementation of its Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), revealing a mixed picture across the region. “Crucial political and economic reforms were implemented in several countries of the Neighbourhood while in other countries, democratic reforms and economic...
March 27, 2014 Boosting key sectors of the Armenian economy with help from EU-supported project Armenian government and private sector representatives met with international experts in Yerevan yesterday as part of an OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme project on enhancing the competitiveness of key sectors of the Armenian economy. The project is implemented with the financial assistance of...
March 27, 2014 Forecast notice: second Eastern Partnership Culture programme aiming to strengthen cultural policies and capacities The European Commission has published a forecast notice for a €4.57 million service contract for the Eastern Partnership culture programme II. The reference of the forecast notice is EuropeAid/135685/DH/SER/MULTI.   The Eastern Partnership (EaP) culture programme II builds upon the...
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