The Project partners and Ukrainian justice sector stakeholders met on June 19, 2015 in Kyiv to mark an official opening of the Project within the framework of its Kick-off Steering Committee meeting.

19-06-2015 Ukraine | Russia | Crimea | Politics & Policies | Security | EU

On 19 June 2015, the Council extended the EU restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol until 23 June 2016. The sanctions include prohibitions on:

10-06-2015 Ukraine | Human Rights | Law | The Council of Europe

Council of Europe standards still apply in Ukraine, said the Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in response to a notification by Ukraine that it would derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights under Article 15 of the Convention.

09-06-2015 Humanitarian and Social Issues | Human Rights | Institutional Issues | Law | Minority Rights | The Council of Europe

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) today published conclusions on the implementation of a number of recommendations made to Andorra, Croatia, Denmark, Sweden and Ukraine which had been released in 2012.

27-05-2015 Law | Politics & Policies | The Council of Europe

Belarus seeks to address corruption, but results of the implementation of previous recommendations are clearly disappointing, says the summary of the Compliance report by the Council of Europes Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) published today.

22-05-2015 Ukraine | Eastern Partnership

The Heads of State or Government and the representatives of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, the representatives of the European Union and the Heads of State or Government and representatives of its Member States have met in Riga on 21-22 May 2015. The President of the European Parliament and representatives of the Committee of the Regions, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities of the Eastern Partnership and the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly were also present at the Summit.

22-05-2015 NATO Expansion | Politics & Policies | Security | NATO

NATO Secretary General: "I am happy to announce that the next NATO Summit will take place on 8-9 July, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland".

20-05-2015 Ukraine | Economic Issues | European Neighborhood Policy | Political Dialogue between Ukraine and EU | EU

The fourth Eastern Partnership summit will be held in Riga, Latvia on 21-22 May 2015. It will bring together the leaders of the European Union and the Member States with those of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The summit will be chaired by President Tusk and hosted by the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

20-05-2015 Ukraine | Russia | USA | Eastern Partnership | Politics & Policies | Security

According to a new monitoring report, Russian viewers of television news are being told that their country has been targeted by the United States in a western plot to bring Russia to its knees.

12-05-2015 Ukraine | Eastern Partnership | Political Dialogue between Ukraine and EU | Politics & Policies | EU

Invitation to submit expressions of interest to participate in the 7th annual meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (Kyiv, Ukraine, 20-21 November 2015):