Rwanda: EU Street Fair & Roadshow gathered 3000 people !

Fri, 06/15/2018

Since the beginning of the year, B&S Europe is supporting the EU Delegation in Rwanda for its visibility and communication activities. Last week, in the frame of this project, B&S Europe supported the EUD in the organisation of the street fair & the road show, both part of a series of activities to mark Europe Days. It addressed youth and local people and gathered more than 3.000 people to better explain the functioning of the EU, its main cultural heritage as well as its impact in Rwanda’s development.

Cyprus: conferences on Freedom of Expression

Thu, 06/14/2018

Last week, our team of Civic Space implemented two events in relation to freedom of expression and the legal environment for CSOs operations.

The activities started with the organization of a seminar towards Turkish Cypriot lawyers on Freedom of Expression as per the European convention on Human Rights and a case law of the European Court of Human Rights. The second part of the seminar was focused on judgements of the European Court of Human Rights on Freedom of Expression and implications of ECtHR Case Law on National Legislations.

Georgia: workshop on military codification

Wed, 06/13/2018

On 05 June 2018, B&S Europe's consortium organized within our project "EU Support to Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector" in Georgia, a consultation workshop on military codification for the Defence and security Committee members and staff, in relation to the undergoing process of the Government of Georgia to review and renew the military legislation.

The workshop focused on sharing knowledge about military codified legislation in line with European and other international standards, including gender analysis. 

Rwanda: 2nd African Innovation Summit

Tue, 06/12/2018

The AIS is an Africa-wide and home grown initiative aimed at harnessing the innovation potential of the continent. It aims to mobilize the people and, especially those with the ‘power to act’, including investors, the people with the ideas, the policy makers, the researchers and academics, the business community, the youth, as well as innovators and thinkers into a coalition for collective action to promote and build an enabling environment for innovation in Africa.

Training Event in Kosovo - Prevention of Money Laundering and Fight against Terrorist Financing

Mon, 06/11/2018

As part of an ongoing series of training events on Anti-Money Laundering Compliance, the EU-funded project “Further Support to Kosovo Institutions in the fight against Organized Crime, Corruption and Violent Extremism” organized the five-day training event “Compliance in the Field of the Prevention of Money Laundering and the Fight Against Terrorist Financing” from the 28th of May to 1st of June.