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Europe's East 30-11-2021

Eastern neighbours trio make rounds in Brussels before summit

Prime ministers of the self-designated trio of the EU's Eastern neighbours hoping to one day join the bloc came to Brussels on Tuesday (30 November) in an effort to chart a way forward for their cooperation.
Eastern Europe 16-11-2021

EU meets troubled Eastern Partners in run up to leaders’ summit

Despite proclamations of “strong commitment” to Eastern partners, the EU’s reluctance to fast-track integration for its most ambitious next-door neighbours is causing increasing frustration as top diplomats met in Brussels on Monday (15 November) to chart the policy’s future. EU...

Why the EU’s 8th environmental action programme matters

The new EU environmental action programme must be given real teeth to drive much needed action, argues Rebecca Humphries.
Europe's East 13-05-2019

Future of the Eastern Partnership: The Polish view

An “Association Agreements plus” with a secretariat, a rotating presidency, and the creation of a regional economic area. These could be the next steps for the "Eastern Partnership" (EaP) launched 10 years ago, writes Prof. Jacek Czaputowicz.
Europe's East 10-05-2019

Ambassador: For Georgia, the Eastern Partnership means a lot

In a wide-ranging interview, the Ambassador of Georgia to the EU talked about the lessons learned from 10 years of Eastern Partnership, her country’s reforms, relations with neighbours, including the biggest one – Russia.

Environmental groups hope soil directive will grow out of EU’s 7th green masterplan

In a victory for conservationists, negotiators representing the EU’s three institutions have backed the 7th Environment Action Programme that includes a call to consider legislation governing soil quality throughout Europe.
Armenia 28-03-2013

Experts slam red tape in EU Eastern Partnership

After four years, the EU's Eastern Partnership has not delivered any tangible political or social results, say experts who slammed its bureaucratic procedures.