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An extended neighbourhood; beyond the reach of the European Union?

3 February 2016 | by

In the context of the on-going crises rattling mainland Europe and its surrounding regions – the migrants overflow, terrorism, political instability – the European Commission released last November a Joint Communication reviewing the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). The communication follows the 2013 evaluation of the ENP past implementation, and aims to improve partnerships with neighbouring […]

Riga summit and the uncertain future of the Eastern Partnership (EaP)

8 June 2015 | by

The 4th Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit, which took place on 21 and 22 May in Riga, Latvia, did not significantly contribute to any major political decision which was on the agenda. The European Commission and Ukraine signed a memorandum of understanding and a loan agreement for 1.8 billion Euros in the third EU Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme. But neither Georgia, […]

A Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy: 2014 Edition

28 March 2014 | by

Yesterday, Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy/Commission Vice-President and Štefan Füle, EU Commissioner for Enlargement & Neighbourhood Policy presented together the latest update on the European Union’s relations with its Neighbouring countries, the so-called “European Neighbourhood Policy Annual Package”. This package is composed of a Communication entitled, “Neighbourhood at the […]