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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Risks and opportunities for the civil society in the EaP countries

When: Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:00-11:00 Where: Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Brussels Registration: We kindly request you to confirm your attendance by 9 May sending a short email to communications@eap-csf.eu The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) organizes a debate in the framework of the EaP CSF Working Group 1 (Democracy, Human Rights, Good Governance and Stability)
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Geographical Indications in the EaP countries. Current State of Affairs

The Ecological Movement of Moldova and its partners from Kakheti Regional Development Foundation, International Charitable Organisation Information Center Green Dossier and NGO Ecohome developed the research paper Geographical Indications in the EaP countries. Current State of Affairs within the EaP CSF Re-granting project DCFTAs enshrined Geographic Indications/GIs for non-wine food products: A boost for partnerships based rural development in EaP
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Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine

The policy paper Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine was produced within the EaP CSF Re-granting project Advanced Reforms, Advanced Civil Society. The goal of the project was to contribute to decentralization of social service system in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine and the effectiveness of service delegation laws. The study was prepared by Armavir Development Center (Armenia) along
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EaP CSF Recommendations on Combating Disinformation and Propaganda

On 31 January 2017, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum organized a discussion at the European Parliament Eastern Partnership: Battleground of Russias Disinformation War hosted by MEP Jaromír Štětina (EPP, CZ). The Eastern Partnership media landscape and capacity of the EU Eastern neighbours to monitor and confront propaganda were in the focus of the debate. Based on the
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The potential for paludiculture in the Eastern Partnership

As a part of the EaP CSF Re-granting project Promotion of Paludiculture in Black Sea Region Wetlands for Carbon Sequestration, Sustainable Development and Community-Based Renewable Energy the Environment People Law (Ukraine) and its partners NGO Agricola (Ukraine), Cross-border Cooperation and European Integration Agency (Moldova) and Caucasus Green Area Union (Georgia) published the report The potential for paludiculture
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Political parties and election campaign financing in the EaP countries

Promo-LEX Association (Moldova) along with All-Ukrainian nongovernmental organization Committee of voters of Ukraine (CVU) (Ukraine), International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) (Georgia) and The Civil Network OPORA (Ukraine) released the policy paper Political parties and election campaign financing in the EaP countries. Comparative assessment of the potential of the legal framework to fight political
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Policy Paper on Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in EaP Countries

The policy paper Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in Eastern Partnership Countries ,prepared by the Subgroup on Local Government and Public Administration reform of the Working Group 1 of EaP CSF, was produced in the framework of the project Update on Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in Eastern Partnership Countries, supported by the EaP CSF Re-granting Scheme.
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Recommendations from the 8th EaP CSF Annual Assembly

On 28-29 November Brussels hosted the 8th EaP CSF Annual Assembly that brought together around 250 representatives of CSOs, the EU Institutions and EaP governments for vibrant discussions at over 15 sessions. The debates with policy makers and among civil society representatives on the most pressing issues of the Eastern Partnership, showcasing the EaP CSF results of 2016 and planning for 2017 have
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