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The European Commission has allocated an additional €500,000 to continue assisting the most vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Today, Christian Danielsson, European Commission Director General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Thomas Mayr Harting, Managing Director at the European External Action Service for Europe and Central Asia, are in Chisinau to reaffirm the EU's commitment to deliver tangible benefits to the Moldovan citizens.
European Commissioners, headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker, along with members of the Government of Georgia, led by Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, held a high-level meeting today in Brussels.
On Wednesday, the Commissioners, headed by President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet members of the Government of Georgia, led by Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, in Brussels. This high-level meeting takes place in the context of flourishing relations between the European Union and Georgia, both on a bilateral basis and in the context of the Eastern Partnership initiative. The EU-Georgia Association Agreement, including its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area, entered into force in July 2016 and is the basis for Georgia's political association and economic integration with the EU, and the key reform process that the Government is undertaking.
From 20 – 21 November, the EU-Majalat Civil Society Forum 2018 is taking place at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. This multi-stakeholder event aims at further strengthening the dialogue between the EU and civil society from the Southern Mediterranean region.
On 22 November High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn will be in Turkey for the High Level Political Dialogue between the European Union and Turkey.
On 16 - 18 November, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn will be in Tunis, Tunisia, to participate in the high-level international conference « Re-Thinking the Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Partnership” at the Cité de la Culture.
Ukraine has made progress in a number of important areas over the past year, but several outstanding reforms still need to be reinforced so that Ukrainian citizens can fully reap the benefits of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area.
Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is in Kyiv, today and tomorrow, to take stock of reforms in Ukraine with key actors. He will also hand over the annual implementation report on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.
The Commissioner will meet with key political authorities of the country including President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Groysman and Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. He will also meet with representatives of civil society organisations just few days after the sad news of the passing of Kateryna Handziuk. Commissioner Hahn will reiterate that attacks against civil society activists are unacceptable and that the perpetrators of this crime and other attacks must be brought to justice.
Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is in Minsk, today and tomorrow for an official bilateral visit to Belarus and to attend the Munich Security Conference (MSC) core group meeting. At the MSC core group meeting, Commissioner Hahn will address the roundtable on transnational security, where he will call for a joint inclusive approach for the security challenges faced across the region, notably by maintaining open channels of communication and fostering mutual understanding. As part of the official bilateral visit he will meet with Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas and Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei. The Commissioner will also meet human rights defenders including representatives of civil society and media organisations. More information on EU-Belarus relations is available on our dedicated factsheet. Photos and videos of the visit will be available on EbS.