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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…

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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…

European Union Competition Policy during and beyond the Corona Crisis: Key Takeaways for Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia

The COVID-19 outbreak is a dire public health emergency. At the same time, the economic impact of the corona crisis cannot be overlooked. To temper the economic turmoil, the European Union (EU) has swiftly adapted its competition framework…

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Southeast Europe COVID-19 Bulletin No 2

In this second bulletin, we review the latest data on the Covid–19 pandemic in the Western Balkans and Turkey, the general easing of restrictions, the economic impact so far and recovery measures.

Catch me if you can: Updating the Eastern Partnership Association Agreements and DCFTAs

The Association Agreements (AAs) and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas (DCFTAs) concluded with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia oblige the EU partner countries to implement in their domestic legal order a significant part of the…

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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