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Minority Rights Advocacy in the EU: A guide to NGOs in Eastern Partnership Countries

Over recent years, the European Union (EU) has become the most influential player in the Eastern Partnership countries (EaP). It is both a prominent development actor and a relevant political force in the region. For EaP countries’ minorities this is a particularly hopeful process; with some EaP countries successfully signing Association Agreements with the EU, […]

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A Response to the European Commission and High Commissioner for External Affairs and Security Policy’s Joint Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy

A response on behalf of the EaP Minorities Network to the joint Commission-High Representative review of the ENP

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Human Rights in Eastern Partnership Countries

This paper gives an account of the state of human rights and democratic institutions in the EaP countries and discusses the EU concepts and tools for human rights and democracy promotion in the region, including the proposals related to the May 2011 ENP Communication (ENPI Civil Society Facility, European Endowment for Democracy, etc.), as well […]

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Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2013 Regional report : Eastern Partnership

Once a year, the European External Action Service and the European Commission publishes reports assessing the progress made towards the objectives of the Action Plans and the Association Agendas in the European Neighbourhood Policy countries. This report is the regional overview for the 6 EaP countries in 2013.

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Regional cooperation in the Eastern Neighbourhood

A brochure highlighting the key priorities of regional cooperation in the European Neighbourhood, which outlines policy areas and priority actions.

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EU funding Handbook

The handbook introduce  how some of the funding for the Neighourhood works, who is involved and where they can find out more. The handbook is divided into: the funding instruments, how EU Delegations deliver cooperation, the Thematic Instruments, How Funds are Allocated,  Grants and Contracts, Budget Support and Cross Border Cooperation. It also looks into […]

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Moldova: National Indicative Programme (2011-2013)

This European Commission assistance programming document defines the focus of operations under the national allocation of the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) for Moldova, identifying the objectives and results to be achieved for the 2011-2013 period, drafted following the Mid-Term Review of the Country Strategy Papers (CSP).

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Moldova: ENP Progress Report (2013)

European Commission Country Report assessing progress made in implementing the EU-Moldova European Neighbourhood Policy Action Plan in 2013, with recommendations on how Moldova can step up its implementation. The report is part of the ‘Neighbourhood Package, a set of documents released by the EU in the framework of its annual assessment of the European Neighbourhood […]

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Make Moldova a „Home“

It is a comprehensive survey about the perceptions of Moldovans towards the European Union (EU), the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and the Russia-led Eurasian Customs Union (ECU) in the context of value orientations. The survey represent Moldovan population opinion between March- April 2014.

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Moldova: Country Strategy Paper (2007-2013)

This paper outlines the strategic framework within which European Commission assistance will be provided to Moldova, principally under the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI), for the period 2007-2013.

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Members

Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC)

ACGRC provides an Armenian presence where minority communities are particularly small and have the least developed CSOs. ACGRC provides regional expertise in the EaP, including direct links to National Platforms and CSF working groups. They have established EaP initiatives, including development of a CSO web portal and EaP stakeholder analyses.

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News

“Win–win situation” Pilot Project implemented in Transnistria capacitates youth in gaining basic skills and working experience, facilitating cooperation among civil society and state institutions

Pilot Project “Win–win situation” was implemented by the society of the Bulgarian culture, community organization “Rodolubets” based in Transnitrian region, Republic of Moldova. The idea of the project is in line with the mission of the organization and its main objectives to consolidate and coordinate activities of the Bulgarian community from one side and local […]

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Photo of Ida Smyrnitska, crane machinist

Advocacy through education and empowerment – that was the Charity Foundation “Progress” strategy for roma rights advocacy campaign in Zakarpatska region

The campaign focused on empowering local Roma community through education and motivation. 15 young motivated Roma leaders actively participated in 3 advocacy trainings that resulted with specific outcomes – 3 micro advocacy campaigns plans. The young leaders as well as other communities members trained their skills while flash-mob on September 5th. The event aimed to […]

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145 Roma activists took part in “Strengthening cooperation of Roma community and regional authorities” advocacy campaign in Poltava region

The campaign aimed to build bridges between Roma community and decision makers in order to promote Roma rights. The goal was achieved through meetings with local authorities where major problems of Roma people in the region were discussed. 240 Roma received brochures with major local state agencies contacts. Roma community started dialogue with specific departments of […]

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Tolerance for diversity – “Non discrimination, advocacy and national cultures development”

Kyiv based NGO “Tolerspace” works with young minorities community leaders, teenagers and kids of various backgrounds. The NGO annually conducts kids and teenagers camps, where they gather children of several ethnic and religious backgrounds to ruin stereotypes about each other and build bridges instead. The campaign conducted by Kyiv-based “Tolerspace” aimed to increase advocative capacities […]

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Building bridges between minorities for stronger advocacy

The Kremenchug based NGO “Cultural Dialogue” works for tolerance and diversity promotion in the region. The campaign within EaPMN project conducted by “Cultural Dialogue” aimed to increase cooperation between various minorities and public in the region in order to strengthen tolerance and counter prejudices against minorities. 264 people took part in project activities. The campaign […]

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Ukrainian and Jewish community of Moldova implement joint campaign

Project entitled “EU pro-active” has been implemented by Association of the Ukrainian Youth in Moldova “Zlagoda” in partnership with the Jewish Community of Moldova. Their join initiative aimed promotion of the EU values and information delivery about the EaP as well as the EaP minority network to the broader audience. One of the main elements […]

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Expanding Network? Concluding conference of the EaPMN

On 7th and 8th of December 2015, the Eastern Partnership Minorities Network hosted its final Best Practice Seminar to share experiences and methodologies applied while delivering and facilitating local advocacy as well as the EaP information campaigns by minority activists and civil society organizations in the countries of EaP. The seminar was opened with the key […]

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Towards Convergence? Anti-discrimination Policies and Minority Rights Protection in the EaP Countries and the EU

The aim of the conference was to share experiences of and strengthen networking among minority representatives, civil society organizations and decision-makers on effective implementation of the anti-discrimination framework guaranteeing minority rights.

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Public Information and Local Advocacy Campaigning in Georgia

As a part of the Eastern Partnership Minorities Network programme activities, there are Public Information campaigns on Eastern Partnership currently implemented in Georgian minority populated regions by ACICC, as well as ECMI is implementing Local Advocacy Campaigns which are lead by minority organizations in regions of Georgia. “UDI” has been sub-granted to advocate importance of […]

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EaPMN at the EaP CSF WG1 conference in Brussels

On June 8-9, 2015 EaP Civil Society Forum under the Working Group I on Democracy and Human Rights has held an advocacy conference in Brussels. EaPMN members, Artur Sakunts, Armenia and Nicolai Radita, Moldova have been participating during the meetings in Brussels. EaPMN will be presenting a short report on situation of minority rights and […]

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