Economic Forum of Young Leaders is the biggest international social and economic meeting of young leaders. The main aim is to strengthen cross-sectoral cooperation between young leaders from programme and EECA countries and policy makers.
The purpose of the Humphrey Fellowship is to enrich fellows’ professional skills and knowledge. The program provides fellows opportunities to meet and exchange information and share experiences with their American counterparts and Humphrey colleagues from around the world. Through conferences, networking meetings, seminars and workshops, fellows will expand their perspectives on their work and on global issues.
The currency crisis that started in Russia and Ukraine during 2014 has spread to neighbouring countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The collapse of the Russian ruble, expected recession in Russia, the stronger US dollar and lower commodity prices have negatively affected the entire region, with the consequence that the European Union's entire eastern neighbourhood faces serious economic, social and political challenges because of weaker currencies, higher inflation, decreasing export revenues and labour remittances, net capital outflows and stagnating or declining GDP.
This publication forms part of a new project by the Foreign Policy Centre and European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom, with kind support of the Universities of Birmingham and Edinburgh, as part of the Commission’s 2014/15 Call for proposals from Universities and think-tanks.
The main point of this article is that the Russian – Ukrainian war is not, as some observers tend to believe, a temporary conflict at Europe’s periphery but a key and serious challenge for the Western community and for European security, with special consideration of Russia’s Western neighbors. Therefore without a concerted, robust and comprehensive response of NATO and the EU, as well as of its member states, their security and their cohesion will be at risk.
Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, addressed today the annual EU ambassadors' conference. In his address he focused, inter alia, on relations with Ukraine and dramatic migrants' crisis faced by the EU.
Ambassador Harcourt Andrew Pretorius Tesoriere has been appointed as Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine. He is taking up this position at a crucial time for the Mission, when strengthening regional border security has never been more vital.
The EU continues to provide its support to much needed public prosecution reforms in Ukraine. The EU-funded project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine” is going to provide necessary funds and expertise for Ukraine-wide open competition aimed at competitive recruitment of Heads and deputy Heads of local Public Prosecution Offices (PPO).