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June 25, 2013 EU-Ukraine Cooperation Council takes stock of Ukraine’s progress ahead of Eastern Partnership summit The EU-Ukraine Cooperation Council has taken stock of Ukraine’s progress in meeting EU targets with a view to the possible signing of the Association Agreement by the time of the Eastern Partnership Summit in November.   The EU stressed the need for Ukraine to achieve tangible progress on...
June 25, 2013 Moldovan Prime Minister signs €150 million EIB loan for upgrading road infrastructure Moldova’s Prime Minister Iurie Leanca has signed a €150 million loan contract with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to fund the rehabilitation and upgrading of its key national road sections. A press release said the loan, signed by EIB Vice-President Wilhelm Molterer, would support improvements...
June 24, 2013 Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit takes off with conference in Kyiv Over sixty delegates from the Eastern Partnership countries took part in a two-day opening conference of the EU funded Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit (EPYRU), which was held in Kyiv on 21 June.   The Conference was opened with addresses from Ukraine’s Minister of Sports and Youth...
June 24, 2013 Council eases EU-Belarus diplomatic contacts In order to facilitate diplomatic contacts between the EU and Belarus, the Council today suspended the EU travel ban on Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey. A press release said Makey would “remain on the list of persons subject to EU restrictive measures, but the visa ban will not be applied...
June 24, 2013 Ashton: talks the only way to stop bloodshed in Syria The bloodshed, the terror, the horror that is going on in Syria needs to be stopped and in the end negotiation is the only way it can be done, said EU Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton ahead of today’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg. The EU is seeking to push forward with a political...
June 24, 2013 Ukraine should adopt Electoral Code, EU and international community say An Electoral Code can help set up a solid regulatory framework for all types of elections and ensure protection of voting rights of Ukrainian citizens. This opinion was expressed by representatives of the EU, US, Venice Commission and OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) at...
June 21, 2013 Euro East culture as a force for economic growth: call for papers    An international conference on the “Notion of Culture as a Force for Economic Growth: New Approach for South Caucasus” will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on September 26-28, within the framework of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Culture programme. Interested speakers are invited...
June 21, 2013 Energy tops agenda as Azerbaijan president visits Brussels President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan held talks in Brussels today focusing mainly on energy issues. He met both European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy, who both described Azerbaijan as “a very important partner for the EU...
June 20, 2013 EIB to help fund Russian micro enterprises with €300 million The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €300 million to Sberbank of Russia to help boost the local private sector, in particular targeting micro enterprises with fewer than 10 employees.   This credit line is being granted in the framework of the EU-Russia Partnership for Modernisation...
June 20, 2013 World Refugee Day: EU leads the way in assistance for refugees The European Union will continue to lead the international community in helping displaced people around the world and in welcoming those seeking refuge from persecution and conflict, according to a statement issued to mark World Refugee Day today.   The statement was issued jointly by EU High...
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