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Commissioner Hahn visits Ukraine ahead of Eastern Partnership Summit

15 November 2017
Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for the European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, is visiting Ukraine on 15 November ahead of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit that will take place on 24 November in Brussels. During his trip to the country's capital Kyiv, Commissioner Hahn is…
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EU projects organise conference to facilitate cooperation between Eastern Partnership municipalities in field of energy efficiency

15 November 2017
The EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” and “Covenant of Mayors East” programmes will organise a regional conference for municipalities of the Eastern Partner (EaP) countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – on 13-14 December in…
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Energy efficiency for ancient capital of Georgia thanks to EU project

15 November 2017
Non-governmental organisations will work together with authorities in Mtskheta municipality to develop and implement programmes for energy efficiency and renewable and sustainable development. This collaboration will take place as part of the EU-supported CLEEN project and the respective Memorandum…
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EU helps green port development in Azerbaijan

15 November 2017
A workshop in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on 20-21 November will focus on new initiatives in green and smart port developments. The workshop, which has been organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX), will also look at the promotion of…
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New EU-funded programme to support cultural sector in Ukraine

14 November 2017
The European Union and British Council have recently announced the launch of the Cultural Bridges programme in Ukraine. Running between November 2017 and October 2020, the three-year programme will award around 100 grants to fund a range of activities, including international mobility, national and…
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School in Ukrainian town of Slavutych improves energy efficiency thanks to EU project

14 November 2017
A school in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych has been thermally insulated to make it more energy efficient, thanks to the EU-funded Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects programme. The school’s old windows have been replaced with new double glazed upgrades, its facades have been insulated…
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South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia: EU appoints new Special Representative

13 November 2017
On 13 November, the European Council appointed Toivo Klaar as EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia. Mr Klaar will promote regional cooperation and work towards a peaceful settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the Georgia crisis. In particular, the…
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Danish police share their public order practice with Ukrainian police officers

13 November 2017
Senior police from the Kyiv, Lviv and Kharkiv regions of Ukraine have returned from a European study visit on Scandinavian policing. As part of their trip to Denmark, officers observed the country’s annual tactical public order training exercises. Participants now plan to apply what they have…
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EU helps Ukrainian entrepreneurs discover export opportunities

13 November 2017
More than 160 entrepreneurs from Ukraine and beyond participated in the East Export Forum last week, to learn how to take advantage of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), which has opened up EU markets to Ukrainian exports.   EU representatives outlined the benefits of DCFTA and…
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EU report: Georgia successfully delivering on its reform commitments

13 November 2017
“Georgia's implementation of its Association Agenda in 2017, which has been supported by the European Union, confirms the country's commitment to political association and economic integration to the EU”. That is the EU Delegation’s verdict, published in a press release on 10 November. The…