Visa- Free Europe Quarterly Report

Visa- Free Europe Quarterly Report Visa-free Europe Coalition where CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development is part, distributed its quarterly report which covers the period between November and mid-December, 2014. Download Full Report Here  Read More

EU-Azerbaijan visa facilitation enters into force

EU-Azerbaijan visa facilitation enters into force The EU-Azerbaijan Visa Facilitation and Readmission agreements entered into force today, 1 September. The agreement makes it easier and cheaper for citizens of Azerbaijan, in particular those who travel most, to acquire short-stay visas, allowing them to travel to and freely throughout most EU countries. Under the agreement, visa fees will be reduced from €60 to €35, and some categories of citizens... Read More

EU-EaP Visa Liberalisation Summary of recent developments

EU-EaP Visa Liberalisation Summary of recent developments The Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index has recently been updated with the latest version covering the period October 2013 – January 2014. Many developments took place in the period October 2013 – January 2014 under examination. These were linked to the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius, held at the end of November 2013. Although assessment of the Summit was dominated by... Read More

Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index Is Available

Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index Is Available CESD produces monitoring findings of visa facilitation process in Azerbaijan The liberalisation of the European Union visa regime is one of the priorities of the EU Eastern Partnership initiative covering Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Achieving visa-free travel for short-term trips between the EU and its Eastern neighbours is important not only for the Eastern... Read More

EU will facilitate Visa Regime with Azerbaijan in 2013

EU will facilitate Visa Regime with Azerbaijan in 2013 The outcomes of the last round of talks on easing visa regime between EU and Azerbaijan give the grounds to expect the signing of the relevant agreement in 2013. Th statement came from Ambassador Roland Kobia, the head of the EU delegation in Baku. “We only need to coordinate some insignificant issues. However, there are already grounds to suppose that the agreement on easing visa regime... Read More

Visa Liberalization Process in EaP Countries

Visa Liberalization Process in EaP Countries CESD is part of visa facilitation process in Eastern Partnership countries Batory Foundation (Poland), Visa Free Europe Coalition together with local partners realized its last quarterly report on visa facilitation. The liberalisation of the European Union visa regime is one of the priorities of the EU Eastern Partnership initiative covering Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Achieving... Read More

New Hopes for Next Round of Visa talks?

New Hopes for Next Round of Visa talks? “The third round of visa talks between Azerbaijan and the European Union will be taken place in Baku on November, 6-7”; CESD sources at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The visa facilitation and readmission negotiations follow the political commitment taken at the Prague Eastern Partnership Summit in May 2009 regarding the improvement of people-to-people contacts. The Visa Facilitation and Readmission... Read More