OSCE Launches Youth Contact Groups Project in Ukraine

 The project aims to empower young people in Ukraine to become dialogue facilitators in their country. "We believe that empowering young people to develop and implement their own initiatives to address Ukraine’s issues at this difficult time can contribute to ending this heartbreaking conflict” said the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan. (more...)

August 12 is International Youth Day!

  Today EPYRU congratulates the youth of all the Eastern Partnership on UN International Youth Day! The theme of the 2015 Day is “Youth Civic Engagement.” The engagement and participation of youth is essential to achieve sustainable human development - an idea which is at the basis of EPYRU's activities. See here for more information!

Ukraine: call for proposals to develop roadmap for engagement with CSOs

The ‘Civil Society Dialogue for Progress’ project, funded by the EU, has launched a call for proposals for the development of a baseline study for the Roadmap for engagement with civil society organisations in Ukraine between 2014 and 2017. The global objective of the call is to assess the situation vis-à-vis the key priorities of the 2012 Communication and establish benchmark indicators with a view to measuring progress on the Roadmap for engagement with CSOs in Ukraine 2014-2017 (more).

Belarus' accession to Bologna Process approved by European education ministers

Belarus' accession to the Bologna Process has been approved by the resolution of European education ministers in Yerevan, Armenia on 14 May. 

Azerbaijan Youth Development Strategy 2015-2025 approved

  Azerbaijan's Youth Development Strategy 2015-2025 has now been formally approved. (more...)

Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Looks Forward to New Civil Society Platforms

 The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) has welcomed the launch of the work that should lead to the establishment of bilateral civil society platforms (CSPs) under the Association Agreements (AAs) between the EU on one side and Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia on the other. ( more....)

2015 declared Year of Youth in Belarus

  The year 2015 has been declared the Year of Youth in Belarus. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 16 October. (more...)

Inter-sector cooperation in implementing youth policies to be discussed in Chisinau

Representatives of central and local public authorities, NGOs and resource centers for youth will discuss the development of inter-sector cooperation in implementing youth policies in a two-day conference in Chisinau 14-16 June. The national conference is organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sport with the support of the European Commission within the Eastern Partnership Youth Regional Unit.

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