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Eastern Partnership: new policy objectives for beyond 2020

18 March 2020
On 18 March, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (EU High Representative) have put forward a proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership beyond 2020. These aim at increasing trade, strengthening…
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EU and Armenia to strengthen cooperation in civil protection and disaster risk management

16 March 2020
On 11-12 March, the EU and Armenia held a sub-committee meeting on energy, transport, climate action and civil protection. Because of the current coronavirus pandemic, the event took place via a video link between Yerevan and Brussels. The meeting took stock of Armenia's progress in the fields of…
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Eastern Neighbourhood countries agree principles of Regional Roaming Agreement

21 November 2019
The basic principles of a Regional Roaming Agreement for the Eastern Neighbourhood countries have been agreed at the Roaming Stakeholder Meeting of the Network of Eastern Partnership Regulators for Electronic Communications (EaPeReg) held in Vilnius, Lithuania on 12 November. The working group…
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EU supports discussion on air quality monitoring and reporting in Eastern Neighbourhood

04 November 2019
On 20-22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the second regional workshop on air quality monitoring and reporting. Focusing on the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the event is organised by an EU-funded project in cooperation with Georgian authorities. The aim of the air quality…
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Next Eastern Partnership Transport Panel to focus on road safety

31 October 2019
On 21-22 November, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Transport Panel. The event’s special focus will be on road safety. The first day of the event will be dedicated to the European Commission’s ongoing agenda of the EaP in the area of transport, including…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and its six Eastern partner countries endorse joint declaration on transport cooperation

07 June 2019
Marking 10 years of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), transport ministers from the 28 EU countries and its six Eastern partner countries met on 6 June in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation in the area of transport. The main topics for discussion were road safety and infrastructure…
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Delivering on a stronger partnership: the EU and its six Eastern partners agree to develop better transport links

06 June 2019
On 6 June, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, hosted the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting on Transport. The event brought together EU Ministers responsible for transport and their counterparts from the six Eastern partner…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates 10-year anniversary at high-level conference in Brussels

14 May 2019
On 14 May, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker hosted a high-level conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. The conference brought together Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries, foreign ministers of the EU Member…
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Eastern Partnership foreign ministers gather in Brussels to mark 10th anniversary of the initiative

14 May 2019
On 13 May, foreign ministers and representatives of Member States of the European Union, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the foreign ministers of the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Brussels to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Eastern…