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October 31, 2018 EU-Armenia cooperation: Development of agriculture and rural areas is a priority sector On 30 October, the EU Delegation to Armenia organised a site visit to Vayots Dzor marz to meet Armenian farmers and take stock of the results of subgrant projects in the province. EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski took part in the visit, accompanied by Armenian media. The EU has supported Armenian farmers...
October 31, 2018 EU4Energy to support Eastern Partner countries to improve energy infrastructure planning The Energy Community Secretariat under the EU4Energy Governance Project organised a two-day workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 30-31 October. The aim is to help the six Eastern Partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – to improve their energy infrastructure...
October 31, 2018 Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists On this day, which has been proclaimed as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, by virtue of the UN General Assembly Resolution 68/163, we pay tribute to all those journalists around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks in the exercise of their profession...
October 30, 2018 EU launches campaign to celebrate 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights The promotion and protection of human rights is at the heart of multilateralism, a central pillar of the UN system, and a core and founding value of the EU. This year we mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and join UN Human Rights in inviting everyone...
October 30, 2018 Austria to share experience with value added tax legislation implementation with Ukraine On 6–8 November, three representatives of the Tax Policy Department of Ukraine’s Finance Ministry will visit Austria to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for aligning Ukrainian value added tax (VAT) legislation with EU legislation. During the three-day visit, the Ukrainian experts will discuss...
October 30, 2018 Youth projects with Ukrainian participants to again receive funding from EU’s Erasmus+ programme The European Commission's Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has announced the selection results of the 2018 Call for Proposals under the Erasmus+ programme’s Key Action 2 for Capacity Building in the field of youth. As a result, 29 cooperation projects with Ukrainian participation...
October 30, 2018 Commissioner Hahn visits Belarus for Munich Security Conference core group meeting Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is in Belarus on 30–31 October for an official bilateral visit to the country and to attend the Munich Security Conference (MSC) core group meeting. At the MSC core group meeting, Commissioner Hahn will address...
October 30, 2018 EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine: Real-time intelligence exchange leads to seizure of seven million cigarettes Border agencies seized more than seven million cigarettes during a Joint Border Control Operation (JBCO) coordinated by the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) in cooperation with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). The JBCO – code name “JANUS” – ran between May...
October 30, 2018 Opportunity for doctoral students and scholars focusing on EU-Eastern Partnership topics Doctoral students and early-career scholars specialising in EU or EU-Eastern Partnership topics are invited to apply to participate in the EU-Eastern Partnership Academy. The event will be held on 11–15 February 2019 in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The Academy will address core questions related to...
October 30, 2018 EU on the first round of presidential elections in Georgia: Ensuring high democratic standards remains key On 29 October, the EU made a statement following the first round of presidential elections in Georgia, held the previous day. “According to the preliminary conclusions of the OSCE [Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe]/ODIHR [Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights] Election...
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