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March 3, 2014 Ashton urges Russia to promote views through peaceful means EU High Representative Catherine Ashton deplores Russia’s decision on the use of armed forces in Ukraine. In a statement issued on Saturday, Ashton cited “unwarranted escalation of tensions,” calling on Russia not to dispatch troops in Ukraine, but to promote its views through peaceful...
March 3, 2014 EU to come up with firm response to Ukrainian crisis, Barroso says The European Commission is working with all EU member states to have a common, firm response to the latest developments in Ukraine, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso has said, adding there would be a Foreign Affairs Council today and the Heads of States and Government of the...
March 3, 2014 Apply now: Social Leader Forum 2014 Caucasus The Social Leader Forum of Joint Civic Education invites all who are interested in Social Innovations through Cross-Sector Cooperation and live in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia (North Caucasus) or Turkey, to take part in series of events on professional exchange of expertise and innovative concepts...
March 3, 2014 G7 leaders condemn Russia over Ukraine European Council and European Commission Presidents have joined the G7 leaders in condemning Russia’s deployment of armed forces in Ukraine. In a joint statement issued today, they cited a “clear violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, in contravention of Russia...
February 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 12 new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.       SOUTH   Jobs Israel: temporary archivist at the EU delegation Opportunities Twinning: Modernization...
February 28, 2014 Commissioner Füle to visit Georgia next week European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle will visit Georgia next Monday and Tuesday, according to a press release issued on his website today.   The Commissioner will meet the President, Prime Minister and several members of government, the...
February 28, 2014 One step closer to easier travel as EU signs readmission agreement with Azerbaijan The EU and Azerbaijan today signed an agreement on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation. The agreement is a part of a wider package including a visa facilitation agreement with Azerbaijan, signed in November 2013, which is paving the way for easier travel and people-to-people contacts...
February 28, 2014 ‘EU is ready when Ukraine is ready’ says EU Trade Commissioner The EU is ready to sign the Association Agreement with Ukraine, as soon as Ukraine is ready, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said after a meeting of EU trade minister in Athens today, adding: “We will react appropriately to any request from a new inclusive government committed to political...
February 27, 2014 Will of the Ukrainian people should prevail, Commissioner Füle tells MEPs The new Ukrainian government – interim and beyond – should deliver the changes the people have asked and fought for, Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Commissioner Štefan Füle has said addressing the European Parliament’s plenary in Strasbourg yesterday. He said the...
February 27, 2014 A cross-border cooperation ‘Tour’ in the Baltic States The cross-border cooperation project ‘Tour’ has attended three international fairs taking place in Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn – capitals of the Baltic States – to highlight the attractiveness and increase knowledge of the regions of Latgale (Latvia) and Pskov (Russia). The project...
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