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March 7, 2014 EU leaders pledge support to Ukraine, consider sanctions against Russia The European Union has strongly condemned Russia’s “unprovoked violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity” and called on the immediate withdrawal of its armed forces. “The solution to the crisis in Ukraine must be based on the territorial integrity, sovereignty...
March 7, 2014 EBRD ready to support Ukraine with at least €5 billion until 2020 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development stands ready to support the economy of Ukraine with investments of at least €5 billion over the period until 2020 as part of a coordinated international financial assistance programme.     The €5 billion amount in support of credible...
March 7, 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 Israel: temporary archivist at the EU delegation   Opportunities Mediterranean territories...
March 6, 2014 INOGATE launches geospatial mapping mission in support of sustainable energy A team of experts from the EU-funded energy programme INOGATE is currently carrying out Sustainable Energy Map scoping missions in the six Eastern Partnership countries.   The INOGATE Programme is considering dedicating resources in the development of a geospatial mapping tool and related capabilities...
March 6, 2014 EU and NATO discuss Ukraine in joint meeting The European Union's Political and Security Committee (PSC) and NATO's North Atlantic Council (NAC) held a joint informal meeting on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Ukraine, ahead of the meeting of EU Heads of State or Government today.   “The discussions underlined the seriousness of...
March 6, 2014 Russia-Latvia – Cross Border Culture Arts: a masquerade festival to wind down activities The ‘Culture Arts’ project has finalised its activities with a masquerade festival and a final conference. The EU supported Cross-Border Cooperation project – whose aim was the establishment of cooperation in arts development between Limbazi and Salacgriva in Latvia, and Volhov in...
March 6, 2014 TRACECA Road Safety II project launched The newly launched TRACECA Road Safety II project will focus on assisting the Eastern Partnership countries in their efforts to improve road safety. The project aims to support the implementation of the TRACECA Regional Road Safety Action Plan, a press release said, “ensuring that the corridor...
March 6, 2014 Photo story - The young say "no" to corruption A new photo story “The young say ‘no’ to corruption!” has been released by the EU Neighbhourhood Info Centre, highlighting the achievements of an EU-funded project in Moldova and Ukraine.   The 53-secod video talks about a summer course for young people on corruption, organised...
March 6, 2014 Moldovan border guards trained in detecting fake travel documents Over 40 Moldovan border policemen and officers of the Bureau for Migration and Asylum of the Internal Affairs Ministry are learning about modern techniques for detecting forged travel documents during a three-day training course in Chisinau organized this week by the EU Border Assistance Mission...
March 5, 2014 Three states in one Green Heritage tourist route A new, unique tourist map has been created as part of the Green Heritage cross-border cooperation project: for the first time, information on manor houses and their parks in Russia, Estonia and Latvia are assembled in one place. The Green Heritage tourist route includes the parks of St. Petersburg and...
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