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#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force on 1 April 2016. The SAA establishes a contractual relationship that entails mutual rights and obligations and covers a wide variety of sectors. It will support the implementation of reforms and will give Kosovo an opportunity to move closer to […]

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#Migration: EU migration spending in neighbourhood countries ‘struggling to demonstrate effectiveness’

#Migration: EU migration spending in neighbourhood countries ‘struggling to demonstrate effectiveness’

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU’s spending on external migration policy in neighbourhood countries is struggling to demonstrate its effectiveness, according to the European Court of Auditors. The auditors’ first report on external migration highlights a number of spending weaknesses which need to be addressed to improve financial management: complexity of policy objectives and governance, impossibility of measuring policy […]

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#Syria EU support in response to the Syrian crisis

#Syria EU support in response to the Syrian crisis

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Syrian crisis has become the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. The EU is the leading donor in the international response to the Syrian crisis, with over 5€ billion from the EU and member states collectively in humanitarian, development, economic and stabilisation assistance. The Syrian crisis has become the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. The EU is […]

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#ARLEM Local leaders say: Cities and regions crucial to stabilization of Mediterranean

#ARLEM Local leaders say: Cities and regions crucial to stabilization of Mediterranean

| January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Practical co-operation at a local level is essential if countries around the Mediterranean are to manage challenges created by the conflicts in Syria and Libya, migration and climate change, local political leaders from the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) said on 19 January. “The sources of tension and instability in the Mediterranean are the […]

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EU to discuss future of European Neighborhood Policy at informal ministerial meeting with Southern partners

EU to discuss future of European Neighborhood Policy at informal ministerial meeting with Southern partners

High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn will co-chair consultations with Southern ENP partners at the Informal Ministerial Meeting on the future of European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) on Monday, 13 April, in Barcelona. The meeting is jointly […]

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ARLEM calls for greater involvement of local and regional government in European Neighbourhood Policy

ARLEM calls for greater involvement of local and regional government in European Neighbourhood Policy

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gathering in Antalya, Turkey, local and regional leaders and representatives from the European Union and its Mediterranean partners called for a new momentum in the European Neighbourhood Policy. Taking part in the 6th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) on Monday (15 December), they stressed the importance of stronger cooperation and […]

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Commission and EBU to pursue collaboration in EU Neighbourhood Region

Commission and EBU to pursue collaboration in EU Neighbourhood Region

The European Commission and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will work together to strengthen the independence of the media in the European Neighbourhood Region, following a meeting between Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Štefan Füle (pictured), EBU President Jean-Paul Phillipot and EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre. The organizations have signed and exchanged letters to […]

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