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June 16, 2017 Latest opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood EU NEIGHBOURS east has selected exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The first Call for Proposals issued in the framework of the new EU4Youth grant scheme has been published! Make sure to review it...
June 15, 2017 Azerbaijan: EU celebrates launch of its media projects On 14 June, the European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan brought together partners and friends to celebrate the launch of the 'AvropadASAN' radio programme and SizinAvropa.az web platform. The EU Delegation also presented awards to the winners of two recent competitions: the ‘#EUaroundU – Tell your story...
June 15, 2017 Ukraine to align with EUROPOL’s methodology for assessing serious and organised crime threats Ukrainian law enforcement agencies will be one step closer to developing the EUROPOL methodology for Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessments (SOCTA) as a result of a five-day training course that concludes on 16 June in the country’s capital, Kyiv. The organiser, the European Union Assistance...
June 15, 2017 European Training Foundation launches Entrepreneurship Award – open to all VET providers across the EU neighbourhood The European Training Foundation (ETF) is looking for examples of good practice of entrepreneurial learning as a key competence in the vocational education and training (VET) curriculum, to take part in its Torino Process Award. The award is open to all VET providers in the ETF’s 29 partner countries...
June 15, 2017 Moldova: European Council endorses agreement on financial assistance On 15 June 2017, EU ambassadors endorsed an agreement reached with the European Parliament on macro-financial assistance for the Republic of Moldova. Up to €100 million of assistance is to be directed at supporting the country's economic stabilisation and structural reform agenda, helping to cover its...
June 14, 2017 EU encourages Ukraine to continue reforms for strengthening human rights The European Union and Ukraine held their annual Human Rights Dialogue on 13 June in Kyiv. Officials discussed the current human rights situation in Ukraine and the progress since the last dialogue held in July 2016. The EU and Ukraine expressed concern over the further deterioration of the human rights...
June 14, 2017 EU supports the establishment of anti-corruption court in Ukraine The Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Thomas Frellesen, and the Head of the EU’s Anti-Corruption Initiative, Eka Tkeshelashvili, voiced their support for the launch of the anticorruption court on 13 June. The EU’s Anti-Corruption Initiative aims at enhancing the capacity of local government...
June 14, 2017 Belarusian Covenant of Mayors signatories meet to exchange experiences Representatives of local authorities and non-profit organisations from the Belarusian Covenant of Mayors signatory cities met on 8 June. During the conference "Covenant of Mayors Agreement for Climate and Energy: Experience and Cooperation", the representatives discussed reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
June 14, 2017 EU helps organise workshop to support Moldovan and Ukrainian exports Customs experts from Moldova and Ukraine have been briefed on the implementation of the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) Convention on preferential rules of origin. A special workshop was provided to Moldova’s Customs Service and Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service to ensure the full benefits of the Convention...
June 14, 2017 Azerbaijan: EU helps to combat human trafficking On 12 June, the EU launched the project “Enhancement of National Capacities to Combat Human Trafficking in Azerbaijan” (ENCT). The project, which is being implemented together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan and the International Organisation for Migration, will enhance judicial capacity...
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