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Protester: EU ambassador to Armenia said all facts proving Azerbaijan's war crimes are being recorded

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 20 October 2020


Șeful diplomației UE: Alegerile prezidențiale sunt cruciale pentru RM; Vor fi un test pentru democrație și statul de drept

Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 20 October 2020

Șeful diplomației europene a făcut declarațiile în Parlamentului European, în cadrul prezentării raportului privind implementarea Acordului de Asociere UE-RM.

„Acordul de Asociere cu RM este extrem de ambițios. Menționează democrația, statul de drept și valorile fundamentale care reprezintă temelia obectivului de integrare economică și asociere politică a RM cu UE. Doar progrese concrete din RM cu o înfăptuire totală a acestor reforme va duce la progrese în domeniile cunoscute: nivel...


Demonstrator: EU ambassador’s reception was at quite high level

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 20 October 2020


EU launches online portal to support small, medium-sized businesses trade beyond EU borders

Economy and trade

Georgia, Published on: 20 October 2020

The EU has launched an online portal named ‘Access2Markets’ to support small and medium-sized firms trade beyond the EU borders. 

The initiative will help firms which are already trading internationally as well as those which are just starting to trade on foreign markets. 

The new portal responds to requests from stakeholders to better explain trade agreements and help companies ensure their products are eligible for duty discounts,” says the Delegation of the European Union to...


Demonstration is held outside office of EU delegation to Armenia

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 20 October 2020


Продлена приостановка авиарейсов в Ригу, Таллинн и Ларнаку

Transport

Belarus, Published on: 20 October 2020

Об этом сообщает национальная авиакомпания «Белавиа».


Правозащитники Libereco призвали власти Беларуси освободить гражданку Швейцарии, арестованную на Женском марше

Justice Freedom & Security

Belarus, Published on: 20 October 2020

Швейцарско-немецкая правозащитная организация Libereco призывает белорусские власти освободить гражданку Швейцарии Наталью Херше, которая была задержана 19 сентября во время женского марша в Минске.

Как сообщает лишенный регистрации в Беларуси правозащитный центр «Весна», уроженка Беларуси приехала на родину в сентябре и была задержана за то, что якобы сорвала балаклаву с сотрудника милиции во время задержания.

В результате ее обвинили в сопротивлении сотрудникам...


Против двух десятков приближенных к Лукашенко бизнесменов Запад может ввести санкции

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 20 October 2020

Около двух десятков толстосумов, приближенных к режиму Александра Лукашенко, могут попасть в черный список западных стран.


Тихановская расскажет о зверствах силовиков Датскому институту противодействия пыткам

Justice Freedom & Security

Belarus, Published on: 20 October 2020

Светлана Тихановская просит передать ее команде свидетельства насилия со стороны белорусских силовых структур, чтобы представить их на встрече в Датском институте противодействия пыткам на этой неделе, сообщила пресс-служба экс-кандидата в президенты по итогам ее онлайн-встречи с соотечественниками, находящимися на реабилитации в Чехии.

На встрече было четыре белоруса, которые получили серьезные травмы или подверглись пыткам в учреждениях для отбывания наказаний. Все они сейчас...


Republica Moldova, în vizorul Uniunii Europene

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 20 October 2020

La șase ani de la jaful bancar și la un an de la fuga lui Vladimir Plahotniuc din țară, Republica Moldova nu a reușit să-i aducă în fața justiției pe beneficiarii fraudei și se confruntă în continuare cu structuri oligarhice. Declarații în acest sens au fost făcute de șeful diplomației europene, Josep Borrel, dar și de raportorul Parlamentului European pentru Republica Moldova, Dragoș Tudorache, în cadrul prezentării în Legislativul European a raportului actualizat privind punerea în...


Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary and Malta vetoed EU sanctions against Turkey

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 19 October 2020

Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary and Malta vetoed EU sanctions against Turkey due to fears of illegal immigration and economic reasons, Greek City Times informed. During the summit Greece was supported by France Austria and Slovenia.


European Commission proposes EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 19 October 2020

The European Commission made proposals to the EU Council and Member States to address human rights violations and abuses worldwide, approving the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime.

"As announced by the President Ursula von der Leyen at the State of the European Union, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy [Josep Borrell] have today put forward a Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning implementat......


Архиепископ Кондрусевич обсудил ситуацию в Беларуси с иерархами Ватикана

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Belarus, Published on: 19 October 2020

Глава белорусского католического епископата, митрополит Минско-Могилевский архиепископ Тадеуш Кондрусевич, которому власти Беларуси не позволили вернуться на родину, находится в Ватикане по приглашению Государственного секретариата Святого престола, сообщает новостной портал апостольской столицы.

19 октября архиепископ Кондрусевич встретился с госсекретарем Пьетро Паролином и секретарем по отношениям Святого престола с государствами архиепископом Полом Ричардом Галлахером.

«Во...


Boris Navasardyan: ‘The Armenian Armed Forces are the only factor that allows the EU to save face’

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 19 October 2020

It is the 23rd day of the war launched against Artsakh by Turkey and Azerbaijan, but international organizations, especially the EU and the UN Office in Armenia, have not made any active steps. Armenians in Armenia and other countries are protesting with the demands of condemning Turkey and Azerbaijan and forcing them to stop their aggression and war crimes.

In an interview with Aravot Daily, the president of the Yerevan Press Club and former coordinator of the Armenian national...


Тихановская встретится с премьер-министром и главой администрации президента Польши

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 October 2020

Экс-кандидат в президенты Беларуси Светлана Тихановская совершит визит в Польшу, где встретится с премьер-министром этой страны Матеушем Моравецким и руководителем администрации президента Кшиштофом Щерским, сообщает телеграм-канал политика.

Даты встреч не указаны.

Сообщается, что Тихановская также выступит на открытии учебного года Колледжа Европы и обновленной программы Калиновского в Варшавском университете.

Кроме того, экс-кандидат в президенты планирует встретиться...


Electric buses added to public transport fleet in Black Sea city of Batumi

Transport

Georgia, Published on: 19 October 2020

Eight electric buses have been added to the transport fleet of Georgia’s Black Sea city of Batumi.

The 9.5-meter length buses have 24 seats and are adapted for individuals with disabilities.

The buses are equipped with heating, air conditioning, sound system and video cameras.

The electric buses can travel 25 kilometers without recharging.

The city’s new transportation policy, which involves the gradual upgrading of the city’s autopark, has not stopped despite the...


European Union condemns Armenian attack on Ganja

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 October 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad

The European Union has condemned the Armenian attack on Azerbaijan’s Ganja city that killed 13 civilians and injured 52 others.

"The European Union deplores the strikes on the Azerbaijani city of Ganja during the night of 16-17 October resulting in civilian loss of life and serious injury. All targeting of civilians and civilian installations by either party must stop. The ceasefire of 10 October must be fully respected without delay," the European Union said...


Grupuri de acţiune locală din Ungheni şi Cahul vor beneficia de asistenţă financiară din partea UE

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Economy and trade

Moldova, Published on: 19 October 2020

Lunca Prutului de Jos este unul dintre grupurile de acţiune locală anunţate câştigătoare. Eugenia Negru-Stoica, managera formaţiunii, spune că banii vor fi utilizaţi pentru susţinerea antreprenorilor locali şi crearea locurilor de muncă.

Şi Grupul de Acţiune Locală (GAL) Movila Măgura se află printre câştigătorii programului. Ei îşi doresc să îmbunătăţească infrastructura zonelor de odihnă şi calitatea vieţii oamenilor.

Alte două grupuri de acţiune locală câştigătoare sunt...