EaP News

June 5, 2019 Armenia: Europe Day celebrations concluded in country’s northern marzes Europe Day celebrations in Armenian marzes have come to an end. The town of Ijevan hosted celebrations on 17 May, Dilijan city - on 18 May, and Gyumri - on 19 May. These days were a festival for hundreds of Tavush and Shirak residents who enjoyed music, dances, competitions, hospitality, and gifts. This...
June 5, 2019 Johannes Hahn: “Moldova has no time to lose” “Moldova has no time to lose,” said EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn on 3 June on Twitter. “Snap elections could impact on the economy, especially the EU macro-financial assistance.” Hahn added that the country "should keep making use of the opportunities...
June 5, 2019 European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker receives newly elected President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky in Brussels On 4 June, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker received Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Brussels during his first visit abroad since taking office. As stated on the Facebook page of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations...
June 4, 2019 EU Advisory Mission Ukraine: New Head of Mission appointed On 4 June, Antti Hartikainen was appointed as the new Head of Mission for the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine). He will take up his duties on 1 July 2019 and his mandate will last until 30 June 2020. Hartikainen is currently Director General...
June 4, 2019 Armenia to host Sevan Startup Summit – call for applications is open until 15 June Between 28 July and 3 August, Armenia will host the Sevan Startup Summit. Entrepreneurs from Armenia, rest of the Eastern Neighbourhood and the world are invited to submit their start-up ideas in order to participate in the event. The camp is expected to welcome around 1,000 entrepreneurs from all over...
June 4, 2019 Registration opens for Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Common Values through Education and Culture On 25–26 June, the European Commission is organising an Eastern Partnership conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The event will focus on promoting common values through education and culture. The conference will address key issues related to democratisation, citizenship, integrity and inclusiveness...
June 4, 2019 Georgia and Moldova to join multi-country workshop on animal welfare during sea transportation On 11 June, Chief Veterinary Officers and experts from the Republic of Moldova and Georgia will join their counterparts from some of the EU’s other Neighbourhood countries at a seminar in Bucharest, Romania, to discuss animal welfare during transportation by sea. This multi-country workshop aims to identify...
June 4, 2019 Belarus to host meeting on integrated border management and exchange between EU and Eastern partner countries On 13–14 June, migration experts from the EU and its Eastern partner countries will meet in Belarus for their regular Panel meeting on Integrated Border Management (IBM). While the overall purpose of the meeting is to exchange information on border management issues, specific attention will be given...
June 4, 2019 EU experts to share experience of establishing entrepreneurship centres at higher education institutions of Azerbaijan On 10–11 June, experts from the Netherlands, Poland and Slovenia will visit Azerbaijan to conduct a workshop on establishing entrepreneurship centres at the country’s higher education institutions. The event is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange...
June 3, 2019 Ukraine: EU supports Odesa judges to enhance skills for complex trials On 28–30 May, British judges helped 30 Ukrainian judges from the Odesa region of Ukraine to enhance their skills for managing complex criminal trials and handling witnesses. The training seminar was organised by the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine and carried out with judicial experts from the Honourable...
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