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Central Asia 05-05-2021

EU prioritises climate, connectivity, regional cooperation in its Kazakhstan relations

Ahead of the EU-Kazakhstan Cooperation Council on 10 May, EURACTIV spoke to an EU official to gather information about the EU's expectations for the cooperation with Kazakhstan and with Central Asia in the years to come.
Central Asia 03-12-2019

Central Asia leaders meet again in sign of increased regional cooperation

A five-way summit hosted by Uzbekistan’s President Shavket Mirziyoyev took place in the Kuksaroy Palace in Tashkent, the country's capital, on Friday (29 November). The second meeting of Central Asia leaders in as many years focused on geopolitics and stability, but also on environmental concerns.
Central Asia 15-11-2019

Clear path for EU-Kazakhstan agreement to enter into full force

Italy was the last EU country to ratify the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) with Kazakhstan, signed in 2015, paving the way for the trade deal to enter into full force.
Central Asia 30-09-2019

Kazakhstan positions itself as a bridge between Asia and Europe

The main areas that Central Asia region wants to be focused on in the next years are environment protection and trade liberalization. EURACTIV.cz reports from Nur-Sultan. 
Central Asia 08-07-2019

Central Asia ministerial welcomes the EU’s new strategy for the region

Gathered in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, on Sunday (7 July), the Foreign Ministers of the five Central Asian countries welcomed the new EU Strategy on Central Asia recently adopted by the EU.
Central Asia 24-11-2018

Brussels ministerial paves the way to launching EU Central Asia strategy

The European Union is expected to define its strategy for Central Asia in early 2019. A preparatory meeting between the EU and the foreign ministers of the five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) took place in Brussels on Friday (23 November).
Global Europe 17-08-2017

Turkey proposes free movement of workers with Kazakhstan

Central Asian countries are exploring forms of integration resembling those of the European Union, the latest one being the establishment of free movement of people and workers between Turkey and Kazakhstan.
Development Policy 08-06-2015

Africa moves towards common market

Senior officials of three African economic blocs held talks on a "one trade regime" that would forge a common market spanning the continent, at a meeting in Egypt on Sunday (7 June).
Enlargement 26-03-2015

First Serbian politician accepts invitation to Kosovo

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Da?i? became the first government official to visit Pristina at Kosovo's invitation since the territory unilaterally declared independence from Belgrade in 2008.
Enlargement 19-02-2013

Belgrade and Pristina to exchange ‘ambassadors’

Ivica Da?i? and Hashim Tha?i, the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo, are due to meet today (19 February) under the auspices of EU’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, to continue discussions on their future relations and to exchange envoys. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Regional Policy 04-02-2013

Northern Ireland peace fund faces EU budget uncertainty

Despite the recent sectarian violence that saw dozens of policemen injured in Northern Ireland, the EU programme for peace and reconciliation in the region could be in jeopardy, senior Irish representatives have told EURACTIV.
Global Europe 24-06-2010

Slovenia surprisingly joins Balkan regional body

Slovenia, a country that since its independence from former Yugoslavia has insisted that it belongs to the Adriatic and Alpine regions, has surprisingly joined the Southeast European Cooperation Process (SEECP), a regional body centered on the Western Balkans. EURACTIV Turkey contributed to this article.