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EU launches European School in Georgia

16 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. This joint initiative will lead to the establishment of a school for Georgian students, as well as students from across the Eastern…
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EU report: Republic of Moldova moves forward with key reforms

13 September 2019
Following the change of government in June 2019, the Republic of Moldova has moved resolutely to implement key reforms addressing the deterioration of democratic standards and the rule of law, in order to allow citizens to fully benefit from the EU-Moldova Association Agreement. This stems from…
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László Trócsányi of Hungary nominated to lead Neighbourhood and Enlargement portfolio in new European Commission

11 September 2019
On 10 September, the newly elected President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, presented her team and the new structure of the next Commission. She proposed László Trócsányi, the former Minister of Justice of Hungary, as the new Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and…
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Eastern Partnership: what does it mean for you? A set of interactive cards to answer all your questions

05 August 2019
What does the Eastern Partnership means for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine? What is the EU’s interest in partnership with these countries? What are the concrete benefits for ordinary citizens? The answers to these and other questions can be found in…
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EU opens structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership

29 July 2019
On 26 July, the EU announced that it has opened a broad and inclusive structured consultation on the future strategic direction of the Eastern Partnership (EaP). According to the EU, the strengthened cooperation between the EU, its Member States, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the…
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Commissioner Stylianides addresses the 16th Batumi International Conference in Georgia

12 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi is hosting an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. Bringing together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries, the…
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Donald Tusk reflects on 10 years of Eastern Partnership at opening of conference in Batumi

11 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi is hosting an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. Bringing together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sectors of the EU and its six Eastern partner countries, the…
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Donald Tusk on his visit to Georgia: “Georgia is an important partner and friend of the EU”

11 July 2019
On 11 July, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, met with the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili. “Georgia is an important partner and friend of the EU,” Tusk said. “And in our meeting, we discussed the strong EU-Georgia relations, and how to further develop them.” Tusk…
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EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announces senior nominations concerning Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine

10 July 2019
On 9 July, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announced several important appointments, some of which concern the Eastern Neighbourhood. Andrea Wiktorin has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia. She is currently Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus. Dirk Schuebel has…
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Donald Tusk on his visit to Armenia: “the EU will continue to work closely with Armenia to the benefit of all Armenians”

10 July 2019
On 10 July, the President of European Council, Donald Tusk, met with Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. “This is my first visit to Yerevan since Armenia's peaceful revolution,” Tusk started his remarks after the meeting. “I’m glad to be here now when positive dynamics in Armenia have…