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Тонкощі безвізу: коли українців можуть не впустити до Європи

Mobility and migration

Ukraine, Published on: 16 December 2018

Експерти озвучили тривожну статистику, за дев'ять місяців 2018 року кількість відмов у в'їзді українцям до Польщі зросла на 57%.


OSCE SMM's UAV spots electronic warfare equipment in occupied Donbas

Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 15 December 2018

SMM mini-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) again spotted two military trucks with multiple masts, each with several antenna arrays, a generator unit and a trailer assessed as electronic warfare equipment near Lozivskyi.


Єврокомісія запросила Росію і Україну на переговори щодо газу

Energy, Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 15 December 2018

Віце-президент Єврокомісії Марош Шефчович запросив Росію і Україну на тристоронні переговори щодо транзиту газу, які відбудуться у січні.


NATO-Georgia commission emphasises importance of judicial reform in Georgia

Information Society, Justice Freedom & Security

Georgia, Published on: 15 December 2018

Judicial reforms being carried out by Georgian government have been assessed by the allies at the NATO-Georgia commission held at the NATO headquarters in Brussels yesterday.


UE aprobă un PLAN ambiţios de blocare a ştirilor false

Culture and Media, Justice Freedom & Security

Moldova, Published on: 15 December 2018

Liderii naţiunilor din cadrul Uniunii Europene au aprobat, vineri, un plan de contracarare a ştirilor false, iar, în acest context, preşedintele Comisiei Europene, Jean-Claude Juncker, l-a criticat pe premierul Ungariei, Viktor Orban, pentru dezinformare, relatează site-ul agenţiei Reuters citat de Mediafax.


Німеччина надасть Україні 35 мільйонів євро на екологічні проекти

Environment and climate change

Ukraine, Published on: 14 December 2018

Мінекології погодило з Федеральним міністерством Німеччини з питань навколишнього середовища, збереження природи і радіаційної безпеки надання Україні 35 млн євро в рамках Міжнародної кліматичної ініціативи на екологічні проекти за чотирма напрямками.
Про це повідомила прес-служба Міністерства екології та природних ресурсів.


Statele din Europa de Sud-Est vor face schimb de date ADN şi de înregistrare a autovehiculelor

Justice Freedom & Security

Moldova, Published on: 14 December 2018

Statele din Europa de Sud-Est vor face schimb automatizat de date ADN, date dactiloscopice şi date de înregistrare autovehiculelor. Parlamentul a votat în prima lectură, în şedinţa plenară de astăzi, ratificarea Acordului semnat între părţile Convenţiei privind cooperarea poliţienească şi documentul de implementare a acestuia.

Bilanţul proiectului european „Promovarea libertăţii şi pluralismului mass-media în Republica Moldova”

Culture and Media

Moldova, Published on: 14 December 2018

Adoptarea concepţiei securităţii informaţionale, Legii privind atragerea investiţiilor străine în domeniul producţiilor TV şi de film, Codului serviciilor media, va contribui la îmbunătăţirea jurnalismului în Moldova, în conformitate cu cele mai înalte standarde europene. Opinii în acest sens au fost exprimate la conferinţa de totalizare a rezultatelor proiectului european „Promovarea libertăţii şi pluralismului mass-media în Republica Moldova”. La elaborarea proiectelor de legi, grupul d...

Україна отримає 36 млн євро на сонячні електростанції від двох міжнародних банків

Energy

Ukraine, Published on: 14 December 2018

Європейський банк реконструкції і розвитку та Чорноморський банк торгівлі і розвитку дадуть Україна по 18 млн євро кожний на будівництво сонячних електростанцій на Миколаївщині.


Чи покращить європейське законодавство якість українських продуктів

Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 14 December 2018

В Україні змінюється законодавство щодо захисту прав споживачів, яке змусить недобросовісних виробників нести відповідальність за небажання писати правду про склад продукту.


EU reiterates support to Azerbaijan’s sovereignty, territorial integrity

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 December 2018

By  Trend

The EU reiterated commitment to support its partners' sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity, Trend reports on Dec. 14 referring to the European Parliament’s resolution of Dec. 12, 2018 on the annual report on the Common Foreign and Security Policy.

The document, adopted by an overwhelming majority of votes (401 for, 173 against), underlines the need to address all frozen conflicts in the territories ......


Armenia: Young European Ambassadors invite citizens of Gyumri for a cup of coffee to mark Human Rights Day

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Youth

Armenia, Published on: 14 December 2018

On 15 December, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Armenia will visit Aregak bakery and coffee shop in the country’s city of Gyumri. Known as the very first barrier-free, inclusive coffee shop and bakery in the country, Aregak was supported by EU. YEAs will offer free coffee to visitors of Aregak using with special cups. Each cup …


8 Georgian Buildings at European Architecture Awards

Culture and Media

Georgia, Published on: 14 December 2018

383 projects, 238 towns and 38 countries will fight for the victory at MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD 2019 (EUMIESA).

The Prize takes this statement into account and pursues the following objectives:
— to recognise and commend excellence in European architecture in conceptual, social, cultural, technical and constructive terms
— to highlight the European city as a model for the sustainably smart city, contributing to a sustainable European economy
— to promote transnational...


40% of Armenia’s textile and apparel production exported to EU countries

Economy and trade

Armenia, Published on: 14 December 2018

Business Armenia has published a marketing package presenting investment opportunities, production potential and key indicators of Armenian textile industry.

According to the information provided by Business Armenia research team, the annual export growth of Armenian textile & apparel, leather & shoes products was 35%-43% during the last 3 years and more than 40% is exported to EU countries.

In addition to mass consumption products Armenian textile companies are also...


Consiliul Uniunii Europene cere României să elimine sursele de preocupare din raportul MCV şi să aplice recomandările

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 14 December 2018

Consiliul Uniunii Europene salută concluziile raportului MCV elaborat de Comisia Europeană şi îndeamnă România să elimine sursele de preocupare şi să adopte recomandările formulate, inclusiv cele ale Comisiei Veneţia şi ale Grupului Statelor împotriva Corupţiei (GRECO).


Հայերին արտաքսում են Եվրոպայից Հայաստանում հեղափոխության հաղթանակի «պատճառով»

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Mobility and migration

Armenia, Published on: 14 December 2018

«Փաստ» օրաթերթին հասած տեղեկությունների համաձայն, վերջերս բավականին մեծ թվով մարդիկ են արտաքսվել Գերմանիայի Դաշնային Հանրապետությունից եւ տեղափոխվել են Հայաստան: Նրանց մեծ մասը ընտանիքներով են եղել, որոնք տարիներ առաջ Հայաստանում վաճառել են իրենց տուն ու տեղը եւ մեկնել Եվրոպա՝ փախստականի կարգավիճակ ստանալու եւ եվրոպական երկրներից մեկում հաստատվելու ակնկալիքով:

Միգրացիոն ծառայության հանրային կապերի պատասխանատու Նելլի Դավթյանը, «Փաստի» հետ զրույցում անդրադառնալով եվրոպական երկրներից...