Youth Essay Prize Competition: the fifth call

We announce here the fifth round of competition inviting young (under 30 years) citizens of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to submit essays of up to 3,000 words in English on any topic relevant to the Association Agreements & DCFTAs of their…

Eastern Partnership policy beyond 2020: Council approves conclusion

The Council today approved conclusions (download by clicking the link above) on the Eastern Partnership policy beyond 2020, reaffirming its strategic importance, and the joint commitment to…


COVID-19 pandemic and its immediate impact on the Ukrainian economy

The Covid-19 pandemic has already inflicted severe damage on the Ukrainian economy despite relatively mild public health implications so far. The number of new Covid-19 cases seems to have stabilized over the last few weeks, and the…

Culture: Yet Another Omission from the EU's Thoughts on the Future of the Eastern Partnership

The recent Joint Communication of March 2020 outlined how cooperation with the EU’s Eastern partners may be envisaged after 2020, which in May was followed by Council Conclusions. In contrast to the EU’s May 2018 Joint Communication…


MENA COVID-19 Bulletin No 2

In this second bulletin, we review the latest data on the Covid–19 pandemic in the Middle East and North Africa, the general easing of restrictions, the economic impact so far and recovery measures. As most EU member states are gradually…

COVID-19 Bulletin No 6

All the Eastern Partnership states, with the exception of Georgia, now see disturbingly high rates of new infections and deaths, contrasting with both EU and Balkan states where the peaks have passed. Belarus still sees no preventive…


Eastern Partnership policy beyond 2020: Council approves conclusion

COVID-19: Council greenlights €3 billion assistance package to support neighbouring countries

Coronavirus: Commission proposes €3 billion macro-financial assistance to the Neighbourhood

COVID-19 Crisis Response in EU Eastern Partner Countries (as of April 14)

Coronavirus: guidance to governments on respecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law

COVID-19 Crisis Response in EU Eastern Partner Countries