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May 19, 2014 Belarus: EU concerned at detention of civil society activists ahead of World Ice Hockey Championship The EU has voiced concern over the harassment, arbitrary arrest and detention of several dozens of representatives of civil society and opposition organisations in the run up to the World Ice Hockey Championship in Belarus. “We condemn the use of administrative detention by the Belarusian authorities...
May 19, 2014 Ukraine: Commissioner Füle on stabilization agenda, national dialogue, Crimean Tatars EU-Ukraine cooperation is entering a new phase, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle has said following meetings in Kyiv on Friday, with acting President Oleksandr Turchinov, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, representatives of civil society...
May 19, 2014 Moldovans see EU as important partner, but pessimistic about their lives   Most Moldovans feel that the European Union is an important partner that contributes substantially to the development of their country. This is one of the key findings of the recently released Autumn 2013 EU Neighbourhood Barometer for Moldova, conducted in the framework of an EU-funded opinion...
May 19, 2014 Ministers reaffirm EU commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in development action Gender equality should be at the heart of the EU’s rights-based approach to development cooperation, EU Foreign Affairs Ministers gathering today in Brussels for a Council meeting on Development have said, welcoming the latest report on the implementation of the EU Action Plan on Gender Equality...
May 16, 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 Algeria: Project manager at the EU delegation Opportunities Call for Tender: UfM secretariat launches...
May 15, 2014 Snapshot of Ukrainian opinion in December 2013: most Ukrainians want greater EU role in their country Most Ukrainians felt at the beginning of the year that the European Union was an important partner, and would like it to play an even greater role in their country, across a range of areas, according to an opinion poll just released by the EU Neighbourhood Barometer, an EU-funded opinion polling project...
May 15, 2014 Commissioner Füle: our political commitment to Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia stronger than ever The European Union is committed to Ukraine's unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, said on 14 May addressing the EBRD annual meeting in Warsaw. The EU will not accept annexation of...
May 15, 2014 Azerbaijan – Georgia: new ideas for territorial cooperation The opportunities and benefits of territorial cooperation for the border regions of Azerbaijan will be brought into focus at a series of seminars organized on 20-22 May by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme (EaPTC Support Programme).   The...
May 14, 2014 Barroso and Yatseniuk take stock of EU-Ukraine agenda The EU and Ukraine will step up work towards the country’s political association and economic integration with the EU, European Commission President Barroso and Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yatseniuk said in a joint statement following an “unprecedented” meeting, yesterday in Brussels...
May 14, 2014 Van Rompuy: EU-Georgia Association Agreement marks a new phase in relations The EU-Georgia Association Agreement, due to be signed on 27 June, is an important milestone and will “mark the beginning of a new phase in our relations and in the history of your country,” President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, said today, following a meeting in Tbilisi with...
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