Participation of ENP partners in EU programmes and agencies is a mean to promote reform and modernisation in the EU’s neighbourhood and strengthen administrative and regulatory convergence of partner countries with the EU.
While the talks held in Vienna and New York in recent months are expected to launch the peace process for Syria, the humanitarian situation in the country remains dramatic: civilian populations are under siege in many areas and are being forced to live in appalling conditions with no access to food supplies or aid.
Alors que les pourparlers menés ces derniers mois à Vienne et à New York devraient déboucher sur l'amorce du processus de paix en Syrie, la situation humanitaire dans le pays reste dramatique: les populations civiles sont assiégées dans de nombreuses zones et doivent vivre dans des conditions effroyables, sans accès aux denrées alimentaires ni à l'aide humanitaire.
1 January 2016 marked the provisional application of the EU – Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free trade Area (DCFTA). The DCFTA is one part of the EU – Ukraine Association Agreement, which was signed in June 2014. The EU-Ukraine Association agreement covers political and economic cooperation, bringing the EU and Ukraine closer together.
Once again Libya has been targeted by terrible violence, once again the Libyans are mourning victims of an attack.
The people of Libya deserve peace and security, and, with the Libyan Political Agreement, they have a great opportunity to set aside their divisions and work together, united, against the terrorist threat facing their country.