Young people from the EU and its Eastern Partners make their voices heard on how to shape future youth policies

300 young leaders, youth workers and youth policy makers from the EU member states and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine worked together over two days at the Eastern Partnership Youth Forum in Warsaw from 22-23 June 2017. Commissioner Hahn and Director General Reicherts addressed both the plenary and a group of

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EaP CSF Steering Committee Greets the Resolution on the Case of Afgan Mukhtarli and Calls for Further Attention to Activists’ Situation

The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Steering Committee welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament, on 15th June, of the Resolution on the case of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli. The Steering Committee welcomes it as a sign that similar cases will not go unnoticed and hopes for similar attention to the cases of other Azerbaijani activists. Aziz Orujov, Baku

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EU revises the 20 key deliverables for 2020 for the Eastern Partnership

Preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit in November in full speed as the EU revises the 20 key deliverables for 2020 for the Eastern Partnership The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is a joint policy initiative between the European Union and its six Eastern neighbours: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova  and Ukraine. EU Member States and EaP

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Moldova: Attacks on Civil Society Mount while the Government Tries to Push through the Electoral System Change

The EaP CSF Moldovan National Platform has issued a report presenting a mid-term evaluation on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement, as well as the results of public policies monitoring within various civil society projects, since the EaP CSF annual assembly in November 2016 in Brussels. Moldovan civil society organizations continue to monitor the measures undertaken

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The EaP CSF Armenian National Platform Condemns Corruption Related to Implementation of EU-funded Projects

The EaP CSF Armenian National Platform has issued a statement expressing deep concern over the cases of corruption and fraud within EU-funded projects. The ANP also welcomes the activities of the EU delegation to Armenia, aimed at tackling crimes and violation as these can seriously hamper the hard work carried out by civil society organizations and the EU

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How Security Assistance Can Contribute to Defence Reform in Ukraine: Civil Society Perspective

The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO), Transparency International Defence & Security Programme, and Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum organise the discussion How Security Assistance Can Contribute to Defence Reform in Ukraine: Civil Society Perspective, presenting the NAKO strategy 2017-2018 and its first report on corruption risks in security assistance. When: Thursday, 11 May 2017, 17.30 -19.00 Where: Thon

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PACE and Azerbaijan: 56 NGOs Appeal to Investigate Corruption Allegations against MPs

The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, together with other 55 prominent human rights and civil society organizations, has jointly signed an appeal to conduct a thorough and fair investigation on the corruption claims, related to the work of PACE on Azerbaijan. The concern mainly stems from a recent report of European Stability Initiative (ESI) issued in December

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Belarusian Civil Society Calls for Postponement of EU-Belarus Coordination Group Meeting

Following the events of 25-26 March in Minsk and other Belarusian cities, the EaP CSF Belarusian National Platform (BNP) released a statement calling on the responsible EU officials to objectively assess the situation in the country and consider the opportunities, as well as the conditions and limitations for any further development of the EU-Belarus dialogue. According to the Platform’s members, relations between the

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Statement on the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement

The EaP CSF Steering Committee welcomes the conclusion of the negotiations on the new EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement on 28 February in Brussels and the initialing of the agreed text on 21 March in Yerevan by the Chief Negotiators of both parties. Speaking at the Congress of the European People’s Party on 29 April, the Armenian

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