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July 3, 2013 Commissioner: Moldova should draw lessons from political crises and focus on Association Agreement Moldova should address the serious issues revealed by the recent political crisis without undue delay, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle told Moldova’s President Nicolae Timofti during their meeting in Strasbourg yesterday.  Füle...
July 3, 2013 Lithuanian Presidency stresses role of cooperation with Eastern Partners for European security Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas has underlined the importance of the EU’s cooperation with its neighbours for European security in his opening address today at the high-level seminar on the Eastern Partnership, which marked the beginning of Lithuania’s Presidency...
July 3, 2013 EU and Eastern Partnership countries can mutually gain from labour migration, EU funded project concludes Unleashing the potential for mutual gain from workers from Eastern Partnership countries in EU labour markets was one of the key topics discussed at the final seminar concluding the two-year EU-funded project Costs and Benefits of Labour Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Countries,...
July 2, 2013 CIUDAD, new sports ground inaugurated today in Yerevan The multifunctional sports ground of School 52 in Shengavit, Yerevan, will be officially inaugurated today, 2 July 2013, by the Mayor of Yerevan, Mr Taron Margaryan. The refurbishment of sport grounds is one of the main pilot actions of the EU-funded GOSPEL- CIUDAD programme.   The major of Yerevan...
July 2, 2013 East Invest, come and learn on the ground how to do business! The EU-funded East Invest programme is offering consultancy missions and traineeships programmes to the staff of business support organisations within the six Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.    East Invest is about...
July 1, 2013 EU-funded project to hold Dnieper Day celebrations in Ukraine The EU-funded project for the Environmental protection of international river basins (EPIRB) is holding the Dnieper Day Celebrations on 4-5 July in Khotyanovka village, Kyiv region. A press release saidthe event would feature around table discussion titled “50 years of Upper Dnieper Basin...
July 1, 2013 Revised visa facilitation accord with Ukraine comes into effect Ordinary Ukrainian citizens will now face fewer hurdles to travel to the EU under an amended EU-Ukraine visa facilitation agreement, which entered into force today.     The amended agreement simplifies requirements for documents demonstrating the purpose of the journey for a wider category...
July 1, 2013 Press releases that… grab attention! A new EU Neighbourhood Info Centre handbook   Your press release is competing with dozens of others. So what do you do? Make it interesting… to grab attention, of course! A step-by-step guide prepared by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has been released today: it provides you with inside information on how to write press releases...
July 1, 2013 EU approves €10 million to support SMEs in Eastern Partnership countries The European Commission has adopted a €10 million programme to support Small and Medium Sized enterprises (SMEs) and trade opportunities in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.  A press release quoted EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle as saying...
June 28, 2013 Weekly Round Up: Best blogs, opinions and research papers from the Neighbourhood Have you missed our EU Neighbourhood Post’s new entries this week? Check out the most popular posts of the week:    SOUTH   #South - The EU and the Palestinians: anticipating the third Intifada   #Arab Spring: Geo-Strategic Consequences   #Egypt - Little impact of...
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