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May 12, 2014 EU deems polls in Eastern Ukraine illegal, expands assets freeze and visa bans The EU will not recognise yesterday's polls in Eastern Ukraine, nor will it recognise any future illegitimate and illegal "referenda,” EU foreign ministers said today. Meeting in the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, the ministers said the EU “stands firm in upholding Ukraine...
May 9, 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 Palestine: Task Manager (Local Agent) Infrastructure, Water, Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Land...
May 9, 2014 Side by side with the EU: Europe Day in Ukraine and other Eastern Neighbourhood countries “The EU stands side by side with those who fight for European values” said Jan Tombiński Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine remembering that Europe Day (9th of May) – the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration - is a perfect occasion to highlight how European Integration has helped...
May 8, 2014 Georgia: EUMM Peace Journalism Prize will propel winner to London Institute for War and Peace Reporting The European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) has launched the second edition of the EUMM Special Prize for Peace Journalism as part of the EU Journalism Prize. The contest seeks to recognise and reward conflict-sensitive journalistic work, encouraging reporters to cover conflict situations...
May 7, 2014 FLEG II helps mobilize young foresters in Azerbaijan The role of young people in forest protection was the focus of a conference and a round-table discussion with young foresters, which were held recently in the Ismailli and Shamakhi regions of Azerbaijan under the EU-funded ENPI FLEG (Forest Law Enforcement and Governance) II programme. Both events were...
May 7, 2014 Armenia marks World Press Freedom Day by launching the photo exhibition The Freedom of Information Center, in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia and the OSCE Office in Yerevan, has marked World Press Freedom Day by launching the fourth photo exhibition "Freedom of the Press, the Right to Know".   As press release said "the aim of the exhibition...
May 7, 2014 EBRD to provide €200 million loan to Ukraine as part of international support package The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a €200 million loan to finance the modernisation of Ukraine’s road transport sector, in a move that will see a significant increase of the bank’s public sector lending in the country as part of the effort of the...
May 7, 2014 Eastern Partnership cooperation against irregular migration: Latvia hosts study visit by eleven border guards The institute of the so-called Plenipotentiary Border Representatives (PBR) was the focus of a study visit to Latvia by eleven border service officials and education specialists from the Eastern Partnership countries. The visit was organised by an EU-funded project that supports cooperation among Eastern...
May 7, 2014 Workshop in Baku to focus on best practices in sharing environmental data Streamlining the collection, exchange and use of the data required for the design and implementation of environmental policy in Azerbaijan will be the focus of a workshop in Baku on 26-27 May, due to be held underthe EU-funded ENPI Shared Environment Information System project (ENPI-SEIS).   The...
May 7, 2014 Ashton: presidential elections in Ukraine vital step towards stability The EU and US share great concern over the political crisis in Ukraine, in particular over the illegal actions by armed separatist groups, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton said yesterday after meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington.     Both Brussels and Washington...
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