European Union

EU helps Armenia improve its connectivity through new border-crossing point

18 October 2017
Armenian citizens will benefit from simplified procedures, reduced waiting times, modern infrastructure and equipment and improved security at a new border-crossing point (BCP) in Bavra. The new BCP was recently opened in the village in Shirak province, in the north-west of the country, with the…
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EU and Azerbaijan discuss justice, freedom, security, human rights and democracy issues at meeting in Brussels

18 October 2017
The European Union and the Republic of Azerbaijan held their sixth Subcommittee meeting on Justice, Freedom, Security (JFS) and Human Rights and Democracy in Brussels on 16 and 17 October. According to an EU press release, the meeting was held in an open and constructive atmosphere and was used…
European Union

Ukraine: EU helps renovate kindergarten to save energy

18 October 2017
A kindergarten in the small Ukrainian town of Slavutych has been renovated, made energy efficient and environmentally friendly thanks to the EU-funded Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects programme. The kindergarten has been fully refurbished using state-of-the-art energy-saving technology…
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Opportunity for Armenian companies with innovative ideas

17 October 2017
Armenian companies with innovative solutions in precision engineering and the internet of things are invited to participate in the Hannover Messe 2018 trade fair and in a roadshow in Germany which will take place between 17 and 28 April 2018. The EU-funded project on “Support to SME Development…
European Union

Armenia to discuss the role of constitutional courts in overcoming constitutional conflicts at EU-supported conference

17 October 2017
On 19-21 October, the Constitutional Court of Armenia and the Conference of Constitutional Control Organs of the Countries of New Democracy will hold an international conference on "The Role of the Constitutional Courts in Overcoming Constitutional Conflicts".  The event will take place in the…
International Energy Agency

EU4Energy: Energy Efficiency Training Week starts in Tbilisi

17 October 2017
The International Energy Agency (IEA) kicked off the EU4Energy Energy Efficiency Training Week in Tbilisi on October 16, 2017. The event brings together 150 participants from 11 countries across Eastern Partnership and Central Asia. The five-day programme, organised in partnership with Georgia’s…
European Union

EU support helps Ukrainian town of Zhovkva to become energy efficient

16 October 2017
Zhovkva, a small town in Lviv oblast, has become the first Ukrainian town to completely abandon its gas heating system and switch to firewood in order to become energy efficient. With EU support, Zhovkva has modernised its town boiler house. This has helped the town to save €63,000 per year. In…
European Union

Latest opportunities from the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 October 2017
EU NEIGHBOURS east has selected exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Interested in free education? This week, we invite you to enrol in two open online courses on Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities…
European Union

EU helps Armenian cities of Vayk and Spitak be more energy efficient and embrace green energy

16 October 2017
The EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Projects” programme has supported the modernisation of 9 blocks of flats in the Armenian cities of Vayk and Spitak. The project involves the implementation of energy-saving and energy-efficient measures in 35 blocks of flats and public buildings in…
European Union

Apply now: winter school on new voting technologies for electoral experts from EU’s Eastern Partner countries

16 October 2017
New voting technologies and how they can increase trust in the electoral process will be the focus of a winter school for electoral experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine that will be held in Georgia between 4 and 8 December. The seminar programme…