The European Union will provide €1.5 million for the independent investigation and prosecution of those responsible for war crimes, human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law in Syria.
Concrete achievements have underpinned the strong partnership between the European Union and Ukraine, the leaders of both confirmed at the summit in Kyiv on Thursday, agreeing also that reforms in Ukraine will continue with the EU support.
The ENP was reviewed in 2015 to respond to the new challenges of an evolving neighbourhood. Today's report shows results following a new approach based on differentiation, joint ownership and flexibility.
The new edition of the CSDP handbook has arrived in Brussels at the ESDC. 3,760 kg of knowledge about the Common Security and Defence Policy were shipped from the Austrian Armed Forces Printing Centre to the ESDC Secretariat, and on 10 May, the handbooks were unloaded and stored in the headquarters of the College. Five ESDC staff each had to carry on average 715 kg to the second floor of the building, which was a good team-building exercise.
The Informal Eastern Partnership (EaP) dialogue taking place on 17 November in Yerevan, Armenia brought together EU Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Carlos Moedas and the EEAS Deputy Secretary General Jean-Christophe Belliard and the Ministers and high level officials of the EaP partner countries for a high-level exchange on future developments in the Eastern Partnership and key areas of cooperation