EaP News

September 25, 2017 EU Spokesperson issues statement on the sentencing of journalist Mykola Semena “The two-and-a-half year suspended prison sentence handed down to the journalist Mykola Semena today, which includes a ban on conducting journalistic work, is a clear violation of the freedom of expression and of the media,” the EU has said on 22 September in a statement following the sentencing of a...
September 25, 2017 EU4Business: Improving business statistics in Armenia On 4 October, Armenian statistics experts, policy makers, representatives of the private sector and international organisations will gather in the country’s capital of Yerevan to discuss the methodology for producing statistical data on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). They will also make use...
September 22, 2017 Ukrainians participate in EU4Business exchange to help their compatriots trade in the EU market Elvira Sevostianenko is one of seven employees of the Donetsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) to have participated in the Business Support Organisations exchange. As part of the exchange, organised by the EU-supported East Invest Academy of the EU4Business initiative, Sevostianenko visited The...
September 22, 2017 Young European Ambassadors engage with young people in Azerbaijan Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) are visiting Azerbaijan between 21 and 29 September to tour schools and universities in the country as part of the ‘EU Bus Tour’ and ‘School Visits’ , organised by the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan. The activities, which will be taking place in Zagatala...
September 22, 2017 Recommendations and examples on urban adaptation to climate change discussed in Belarus The successful experiences of the Belarusian town of Čavusy in climate change adaptation were presented and discussed at a round table in the town last week. Organised within the EU-supported project "Strong CoM – Strengthening the Covenant of Mayors Movement in Belarus", the event also hosted a presentation...
September 21, 2017 Twinning project prepares Georgian experts to lead DCFTA Information Centres The EU-funded Georgia Reaching European Access and Trade (GREAT) project is preparing Georgian experts to lead its Deep and Comprehensive Fair Trade Agreement (DCFTA) information centres. The establishment of ‘one-stop-shop’ information centres throughout Georgia was an objective of the twinning activity...
September 21, 2017 Connecting youth through art: EU-EaP summer camp 2017 opens in Georgia Around 80 young people from the Eastern Partner countries and Visegrad group have arrived in Georgia to participate in an EU summer camp in Bazaleti resort near Tbilisi. Over six days the participants, aged 16-22, will use art to discuss European values and intercultural dialogue. The camp is organised...
September 21, 2017 Ukrainian companies benefit from new funding for climate technology innovation Six Ukrainian companies have been chosen as recipients of Climate Innovation Vouchers (CIVs) in a new scheme aimed at developing and improving technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy consumption in Ukraine. The new scheme has been supported by the European Union and the European...
September 21, 2017 Azerbaijani journalists to receive new textbooks thanks to EU/CoE project Azerbaijani journalism students will now benefit from four new textbooks thanks to the joint EU and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance for the Eastern Partner countries. Textbooks on TV journalism, radio journalism, new media journalism and photo journalism have been developed to cover...
September 21, 2017 Civil society organisations to discuss priorities in the Eastern Partnership ahead of November summit The 9th Annual Assembly of the Forum and the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference will take place on 25-27 October in Tallinn, Estonia. The highest decision-making body of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF), this year’s Assembly will be conducted as a side event to the Eastern...
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