EU assistance to Georgia is increasing!!

The disbursement decided today is part of the EU’s long-standing support to Georgia and its citizens. On the back of successful completion of critical reform commitments and improved stability, but at a time when our partner continues to face a challenging balance-of-payments and fiscal situation, the EU’s assistance will help alleviate Georgia’s short-term financing needs.   It will also support… Read more →

Interview with Tarlev Vasile from AEGEE-CHISINAU

Did you ever wonder where Chisinau is, in which country it is and how its relations with the EU are? We asked to Tarlev Vasile of AEGEE-CHISINAU to know more about their country!!   -How would you describe the democratic progress in your country? (independent press, rule of law, rights of minorities) +EU-Moldova relations have deepened as a result of… Read more →

Crackdown in Belarus, the EU at Splitting Pathways

Months long protests lead to escalation In the EaP March report on the situation in Belarus, the high tensions and widespread dissatisfaction in the general population of Belarus was pointed out. Since then the situation grew more complicated and explosive, culminating in the internationally reported Freedom Day protest on March, 25th. Those gatherings, happening not only in Minsk but all… Read more →

Europe opens up to the Ukrainian youth

On Thursday, 6th of April 2017 the European Parliament approved the Ukraine visa waiver, allowing citizens of Ukraine, who fulfill certain standard criteria noted in the Schengen Border Code, to enter the Schengen countries for a short term visit of maximum 90 days for every 180 days period. The liberalisation is on track to enter into force already in june… Read more →

An interview with AEGEE-Tbilisi

Did you ever wonder where Tbilisi is, in which country it is and how its relations with the EU are? We asked the Vice-President of AEGEE-Tbilisi, Maryam Mumladze!   How would you describe the democratic progress in your country? (independent press, rule of law, rights of minorities) As Georgia is the developing country, a lot of changes happens in a… Read more →

Between the EAEU and the EU

36% out of 1145 Armenians perceive the EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union – comprising Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia) a more preferable path of integration for Armenia, whereas 27,2% support the EU and 21,7% argue that Armenia should not take part at the integration process. This was the outcome of an opinion poll conducted by the Armenian representation of the… Read more →

6 000 000th lucky tourist

Georgia prepared a special surprise for the 6 millionth tourist who entered the country in 2016. Jesper Black is a young journalist from the Netherlands, who loves to travel and to capture his journey across the world. He found out about Georgia, when he was active in an international student organization and showed students from abroad around. Ninutsa from Georgia… Read more →

Unemployment: Belarusian Style

While in most European states recently unemployed are provided with financial and educational support for the purposes of a successful transition to a new workplace, Alexandr Lukashenka, the long time president of Belarus, took a different approach. As Belarus fell into recession in 2015, following the economical struggles in both Russia and Ukraine, its biggest trading partners, he issued his… Read more →

Path or Platform? Attempts for peace-building actions!

Each “frozen” conflict has its own peculiarities, said OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier few days ago during the conference ‘’Europe Under Pressure’’, and clearly he wanted to remind that the world should never forget about them. Last November, Baku hosted an international conference with the participation of Armenian human rights activists and NGO leaders for the first time in the… Read more →

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