Recent Developments

Cross-cutting EaP Deliverables and Multiannual Financial Framework in Focus of Civil Society Address at the Informal Partnership Dialogue

On 22 June 2018, at the EaP 10th Informal Partnership Dialogue in Minsk, Mikalai Kvantaliani, member of the Steering Committee (SC) of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF), delivered a speech on behalf of the Forum in presence of EU’s...
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EaP CSF Delivered the Civil Society Message on Harmonisation of Digital Markets at the 10th EaP Informal Partnership Dialogue

On 21 June 2018, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) shared the civil society views on harmonisation of digital markets at the 10th Informal Partnership Dialogue held in Minsk, Belarus. The Forum was represented by Mikalai Kvantaliani, EaP CSF...
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Civil Society Delivers Pertinent Recommendations at the 1st Eastern Partnership Energy Panel Meeting

On 5 June 2018, the Energy Panel of the Eastern Partnership Platform 3 ‘Connectivity, energy efficiency, environment and climate change’ met for the first time in Brussels to discuss the new Energy Panel, its working methods including synergies with other EaP...
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EaP CSF Contributed to the CORLEAP Debate on Advancing Participatory Democracy at Local and Regional Level

On 29 May, the EaP CSF took part in a thematic debate on fostering participatory democracy at the local and regional level organised by the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP). During the debate, panellists and...
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EaP CSF Delivers Recommendations on Environment and Energy at the EaP Platform 3 Meeting

On 29 May 2018, the Eastern Partnership Platform 3 “Connectivity, energy efficiency, environment and climate change” gathered in Brussels to discuss implementation of policies on transport and energy, focusing on investment priorities and sustainable...
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Policy Dialogue

Ministerial Meetings

EaP CSF Participates in the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting

On 19 June 2017, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum participated in the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting in Luxembourg, represented by Hennadiy Maksak, Co-Chair of the EaP CSF Steering Committee. The meeting, chaired by the High Representative of the...
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EaP CSF Participates in the First Eastern Partnership Formal Ministerial Meeting on Environment and Climate Change

On 18 October 2016 Luxembourg hosted the first formal ministerial meeting dedicated to environment and climate change between the Ministers of Environment from the EU and the six EaP countries. European Commissioners Karmenu Vella (Environment, Fisheries and Maritime...
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Protracted Conflicts at the Core of the CSF Address during the EaP Ministerial Meeting

On 23 May, Steering Committee Member Ion Manole brought attention of the decision-makers present at the Ministerial Meeting in Brussels to protracted conflicts and other challenges in the Eastern Partnership region. “Fighting between the two EaP countries must be...
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Informal Partnership Dialogues

Cross-cutting EaP Deliverables and Multiannual Financial Framework in Focus of Civil Society Address at the Informal Partnership Dialogue

On 22 June 2018, at the EaP 10th Informal Partnership Dialogue in Minsk, Mikalai Kvantaliani, member of the Steering Committee (SC) of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF), delivered a speech on behalf of the Forum in presence of EU’s...
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EaP CSF Delivered the Civil Society Message on Harmonisation of Digital Markets at the 10th EaP Informal Partnership Dialogue

On 21 June 2018, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) shared the civil society views on harmonisation of digital markets at the 10th Informal Partnership Dialogue held in Minsk, Belarus. The Forum was represented by Mikalai Kvantaliani, EaP CSF...
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EaP CSF Addresses Foreign Ministers and EU Officials at the 9th EaP Informal Partnership Dialogue in Chisinau

On 10 July 2017, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum participated in the 9th Eastern Partnership Informal Partnership Dialogue in Chisinau, represented by Ina Coseru, member of the EaP CSF Steering Committee and Coordinator of the Working Group 3 on...
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EaP CSF Participates in the 8th Eastern Partnership Informal Ministerial Dialogue

On 17 November 2016, the EaP CSF participated in the 8th Eastern Partnership Informal Ministerial Dialogue, represented by Hovsep Khurshudyan, member of the Steering Committee. In his address, Hovsep Khurshudyan stated that “the civil society of the Eastern...
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Security against the Backdrop of the NATO Summit and Brexit, SMEs and Trade Addressed at the Informal EaP Ministerial

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Senior Official Meetings

The EaP CSF Calls for the Meaningful Engagement with Civil Society at the Launch of the New Eastern Partnership Structure and the Senior Officials Meeting

On 12 March, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) took part in the formal launch of the renewed Eastern Partnership architecture attended by high-level officials from the EaP countries and the EU. Being a major civil society stakeholder, the Forum...
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Platforms and Panels

EaP CSF Presents Georgian SMEs Main Challenges to Access EU Loans at the 1st Panel on Structural Reforms and SMEs

On 19 June 2018, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) contributed to the First Panel on Structural Reforms, Financial Sector Architecture, Agriculture and SMEs, within the Eastern Partnership Platform 2 “Economic Development and Market...
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Civil Society Delivers Pertinent Recommendations at the 1st Eastern Partnership Energy Panel Meeting

On 5 June 2018, the Energy Panel of the Eastern Partnership Platform 3 ‘Connectivity, energy efficiency, environment and climate change’ met for the first time in Brussels to discuss the new Energy Panel, its working methods including synergies with other EaP...
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EaP CSF Delivers Recommendations on Environment and Energy at the EaP Platform 3 Meeting

On 29 May 2018, the Eastern Partnership Platform 3 “Connectivity, energy efficiency, environment and climate change” gathered in Brussels to discuss implementation of policies on transport and energy, focusing on investment priorities and sustainable...
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EaP CSF Delivers a Strong Message at the Multilateral Panel on Security, CSDP and Civil Protection

On 15 May, the EaP CSF was represented at the Eastern Partnership Panel on Security, CSDP and Civil Protection within Platform 1 ‘Strengthening institutions and good governance’ by the SC member Hennadiy Maksak, and Andrei Trubceac, coordinator of the EaP CSF Working...
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EaP CSF Presents Main Trends and Challenges for SMEs in Belarus and Georgia at the 18th EaP Platform 2 Meeting

On April 26, Elena Efremenko, from International Foundation for Rural Development (Belarus), and Nino Evgenidze, from Economic Policy Research Center (Georgia), represented the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum at the 18th EaP Platform 2 meeting on Economic...
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EaP CSF delivers recommendations at the EaP Workshop on Public Administration Reform in Tbilisi

On April 20, 2018, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum participated in the Workshop on Functional and Institutional Analysis of Public Institutions, Organizational Structure, held in Tbilisi under the framework of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Public...
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EaP CSF Discussed on Transport Policy Reforms in the EaP at 14th Panel on Transport

On April 17, 2018, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) contributed to the discussions at the 14th meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Transport. Oleksandra Gumeniuk, Deputy Director of European-Ukrainian Energy Agency, represented the Forum...
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EaP CSF Co-chair Attends the 18th EaP Platform 1 Meeting Focused on Anti-Corruption and Justice Reforms

Krzysztof Bobinski, Co-chair of the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, attended the 18th Eastern Partnership Platform 1 “Strengthening Institutions and Good Governance” meeting on April 20, 2018. The meeting aimed to adopt the Platform...
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EaP CSF Addressed Environmental Cooperation Recommendations at the 6th EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform Meeting

On April 12, 2018, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) attended the 6th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (CSP). Plamen Peev, from BlueLink Foundation, represented the Forum and addressed recommendations for the environmental...
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EaP CSF participates in the 14th EaP Panel on Governance and Public Administration Reform

On 15-16 March 2018, Yerevan (Armenia) held the 14th Eastern Partnership Panel on Governance and Public Administration Reform (PAR), under the multilateral Platform on Strengthening Institutions and Good Governance. The thematic focus for the meeting was strategic...
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EaP CSF participated in the discussion on economic integration of migrants at the EaP Migration and Asylum Panel meeting

On 14-15 December 2017, the Eastern Partnership Migration and Asylum Panel met in Warsaw to discuss economic integration of migrants. Olena Malynovska from the National Institute for Strategic Studies (Ukraine), and Dzmitry Babicki from CASE Belarus represented the...
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Local and Regional Democracy in the Eastern Partnership discussed at the Platform 1 Meeting

On 5 December 2016 the Eastern Partnership Multilateral Platform 1 meeting took place in Brussels. The discussions covered the recent developments and pressing issues concerning the democratic development and good governance in the Eastern Partnership which include...
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Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in EaP CSF Address at Platform 1 Meeting

EaP CSF Steering Committee Co-chair Krzysztof Bobiński addressed the Eastern Partnership Multilateral Platform I „Democracy, Good Governance and Stability” In the Forum’s address, Bobiński stressed the role of human rights in the context of security and...
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Bilateral dialogue

EaP CSF Belarusian National Platform Discusses Energy, Entrepreneurship and Bologna Process at the 5th EU-Belarus Coordination Group Meeting

On April 26-27, the 5th meeting of the EU-Belarus Coordination Group in Minsk gathered participants from Belarusian CSOs, the European External Action Service (EEAS), the European Commission, and high-level officials from the Belarusian Government and the Ministry of...
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Fourth Meeting of the EU-Belarus Coordination Group Took Place in Brussels

The fourth meeting of the EU-Belarus Coordination Group took place in Brussels on 20 December against the backdrop of gradual improvement of relations between the EU and Belarus in the past two years. The Joint Declaration of the EaP Summit (Brussels, 24 November...
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CORLEAP

EaP CSF Contributed to the CORLEAP Debate on Advancing Participatory Democracy at Local and Regional Level

On 29 May, the EaP CSF took part in a thematic debate on fostering participatory democracy at the local and regional level organised by the Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP). During the debate, panellists and...
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Civil Society Declaration to EaP Summit Should Act as a Catalyst for 2020 Deliverables Implementation, Says Iurii Vdovenko at the 7th CORLEAP Meeting

On September 12th, The Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP) held its 7th Annual Meeting in Brussels. Discussions were focused on the need to strengthen the role of local authorities in implementing the EU Joint Staff...
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Euronest

EaP CSF Co-chair Addresses the VI Ordinary Session of the Euronest PA

During 29 October-1 November the VI Ordinary Session of the Euronest PA took place in Kyiv, Ukraine. The representatives of the European Parliament and the parliaments of EaP countries participated in the event. Also, the representatives of EaP Civil Society Forum...
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Security Threats and Challenges to Reforms in the EaP CSF Position at the Euronest PA

EaP CSF Steering Committee Co-chairs Krzysztof Bobiński and Ulad Vialichka attended the Euronest PA meeting in Brussels. Krzysztof Bobiński shared with the Euronest PA the Forum’s view of the situation in the Eastern Partnership. He focused on the major challenges in...
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