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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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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Moldovan National Platform Denounces Worsening Environment for Civil Society Organizations in the Republic of Moldova

On 3 March 2017, the Moldovan National Platform released a Statement expressing concern for the worsening environment for civil society organizations in Moldova and the climate of increasing intimidation against independent media by public authorities. According to the Statement, independent media outlets and NGOs expressing critical views on the current Moldovan leadership are accused of
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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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Machine Industry Transformation in Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova

The policy paper Machine Industry Transformation in Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova was produced within the project Vulnerable Employment in Machinery in Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine: Setting a Common Policy Agenda, supported by the EaP CSF Re-granting Scheme. The aim of the project was to describe the vulnerabilities of the regional machinery sector to external shocks and to propose policy mechanisms to
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The Quality of Higher Education: National Endeavours in the European Context

The policy paper The Quality of Higher Education: National Endeavours in the European Context was produced within the project EaP Countries Cooperation to Ensure the Quality Assurance in Higher Education, supported by the EaP CSF Re-granting scheme. The goal of the project was to to create a regional civil society platform for the monitoring of education policy reform, with
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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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