Belarusian National Platform Denounces Legislative Elections in Belarus Despite Minor Improvements

The Belarusian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum released a statement in which expresses its concern about how the legislative elections were organized in Belarus on 11 September 2016. The statement acknowledges minor positive changes during the electoral campaign. Compared to previous campaigns, the collection of signatures for nomination of candidates did not encounter major obstacles. Moreover, the conditions for organizing

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New Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign and Security Policy

The new EU Global Strategy “Shared Vision, Common Action: Stronger Europe” outlines EU’s key interests and principles guiding EU’s external action. According to the Strategy, EU’s Foreign and Security Policy will pursue five priorities, three of which are directly pertinent to the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region: Security of the Union State and Societal Resilience to

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Third EaP CSF Steering Committee of the Year Held in Brussels

On 3-4 June Brussels hosted the third meeting of the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum in 2016. The main topics of the discussions covered the organization of the 8th Annual Assembly and the NP regional event in Tbilisi, the creation of a task force on Nagorno-Karabakh, talks about re-granting and updates from the National

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Panel Discussion on Dialogue between Citizens and Institutions Held at the European Parliament

The European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) in cooperation with MEP Bogdan Zdrojewski, CORLEAP; Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) and its Belarusian National Platform, EaP CSF members Centre for European Transformation and Lev Sapieha Foundation held a panel discussion entitled “Dialogue between Citizens and Institutions in Belarus – the Way Forward?” The event took place at

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Feature – Supporting Youth Participation In Georgia

This feature story is about a multi-stakeholder activity Civil Society. Dialogue for Progress project supported in Georgia to enhance the role of youth in local policy making. “The aim was to develop a local youth policy promoting young people’s participation in local and regional life and in the decision-making process”. When their goals and objectives

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Feature – Road Safety Is More Than Passing A Driving Test

Improving Road Safety through Multi-stakeholder Dialogue in Georgia “Road safety is a culture. therefore it should be taught at school like other habits and customs” Уровень смертности на дорогах в Грузии примерно в 4 раза выше уровня стран с самой низкой смертностью, и в два раза превышает средний показатель по Европейскому Союзу. Гражданское общество остается

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