Security Threats and Challenges to Reforms in the EaP CSF Position at the Euronest PA

EaP CSF Steering Committee Co-chairs Krzysztof Bobiński and Ulad Vialichka attended the Euronest PA meeting in Brussels. Krzysztof Bobiński shared with the Euronest PA the Forum’s view of the situation in the Eastern Partnership. He focused on the major challenges in the EaP countries in these turbulent times, which make the realisation of the CSF mission all the more

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EaP CSF Welcomes Release of Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan, Calls for Lifting Restrictions on CSOs Activities

The Steering Committee of the Civil Society Forum welcomes the release of several political prisoners, including our colleague Anar Mammadli, in Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Novruz holiday. This gesture marks a first step towards the establishment of a relationship of trust between the government and civil society at large in Azerbaijan. This relationship

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The Steering Committee Calls for Talks between the Belarusian Government and the EaP CSF National Platform

The EaP CSF Steering Committee calls on the Belarusian authorities to initiate talks with representatives of the Belarusian National Platform (BNP) on the establishment of a Belarusian Council of National Dialogue which would bring the authorities  together with independent actors of Belarusian society, such as professional and business communities, religious organisations, the national cultural elite and a

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EaP Civil Society Forum Welcomes the EP Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Crimea

The Steering Committee (SC) of the EaP Civil Society Forum welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament (EP) resolution of 4 February 2016 on the human rights situation in Crimea, in particular of the Crimean Tatars. The resolution is timely and of crucial importance since it puts the pressing issue of human rights abuses in Crimea

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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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EaP CSF Concerned about the Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Armenia

The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum is concerned about the increasing number of human rights violations of civil and political activists by Armenian authorities. Since the beginning of 2016, Armenian authorities have tightened repression against political opponents and by arresting one more activist increased the number of political prisoners to 13.

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EaP CSF Addresses Open Letter on the Situation in Moldova to High Representative Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn

At its first meeting this year, the new Steering Committee (SC) of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) addressed an open letter on current developments in Moldova to High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn. Considering the volatile and complex situation in Moldova

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