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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…
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10th anniversary of Eastern Partnership on agenda at international conference in Georgia

09 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi will host an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. The event will bring together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner…
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Donald Tusk after meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev: “The EU and Azerbaijan come closer to each other every year”

09 July 2019
On 9 July, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, met with President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. “The EU and Azerbaijan come closer to each other every year,” Tusk said. “Our relations have intensified and my visit today is another clear sign of this.” He reminded that in 2018 the…
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EU-Ukraine Summit: moving forward together in solidarity

09 July 2019
On 8 July, at the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit in Kyiv, the EU and Ukraine reaffirmed their strong partnership and shared commitment to a comprehensive reform agenda. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk represented the EU alongside the President…
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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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EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics in Tbilisi to discuss promotion of education and culture in Eastern Partnership

25 June 2019
On 24–25 June, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, is in Tbilisi for the Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Values through Education and Culture. Over 200 participants have gathered for the event to consider how cooperation in the fields of…
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Three ideas for addressing community needs nominated for EU award at Hackathon in Georgia

20 June 2019
Digital solutions for cleaner environment, better health and accessibility for all were the three ideas nominated for the EU Digitalisation for Civil Society Award by participants and mentors at the 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon, which took place last week in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. On…
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EU–Armenia Partnership Council – joint press statement

13 June 2019
The second EU–Armenia Partnership Council took place in Brussels on 13 June. The Council reaffirmed the commitment of the EU and Armenia to implement the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) effectively. It highlighted the paramount importance of the rule of law and respect…
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Ukraine celebrates two years since visa-free travel to the EU entered into force

13 June 2019
On 11 June, Ukraine celebrated the second anniversary since the visa-free travel regime between Ukraine and the European Union entered into force. This allowed Ukrainians with biometric passports to travel without visas to most EU countries for a stay of 90 days in any 180-day period. The number…