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Ukraine hosts Euronest Parliamentary Assembly

30 October 2017
Cybersecurity, youth unemployment, climate change and media freedom will be among the items on the agenda at the EU Neighbourhood East (Euronest) Parliamentary Assembly taking place in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv from 30 October to 1 November. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and members…
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Eastern Partnership summit to look at achievements and 20 key deliverables for 2020

30 October 2017
Heads of state or government from the EU member states and the six Eastern Partner countries will meet in Brussels on 24 November for the 5th Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit. They will take stock of what has been achieved since the last summit in Riga in 2015, focusing on the tangible benefits…
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EU assists Azerbaijan in development of national programme of neonatal care for premature infants

30 October 2017
Leading gynaecological and neonatal specialists of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry and other countries’ national health institutions will take part in a study visit to Frankfurt University Hospital in Germany from 6 to 10 November. The visit has been organised by the Technical Assistance and…
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EU project helps the Ukrainian city of Sambir to improve city lighting

30 October 2017
Seven architectural monuments in Sambir, Ukraine, will be equipped with decorative and energy efficient lighting systems. This initiative is implemented as part of the EU-financed Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects (CoM-DeP) programme. The initiative involves the installation of 450 LED…
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EU helps make Georgian fashion trendy across the world

27 October 2017
The EU is the world’s largest market and a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement with Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine offers new opportunities for companies in these countries. Fashion house ‘Materia’, based in Tbilisi, is one of them, says an article published by the European…
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East Invest 2 paper: EU analyses business environment and market opportunities in EaP region

27 October 2017
The EU-funded East Invest 2 project has published a Regional Position Paper (RPP) analysing current business environments and market opportunities for the private sector in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region. It also provides recommendations for policy makers in the six Eastern Partner countries…
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EU4Business initiative: Additional loans to be offered to entrepreneurs in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

26 October 2017
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Investment Fund (EIF) – jointly the EIB Group – today signed the first guarantee agreements to provide €100 million in loans to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. These agreements, under…
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Erasmus+ Information Days in Armenia to present new opportunities for youth

26 October 2017
On 9-10 November, the European Union's Erasmus+ programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport will host its annual Information Days in the Armenian capital Yerevan. The Erasmus programme has recently been celebrating its 30th anniversary, marking three decades of successful student exchanges…
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Energy Day in Ukraine: Used batteries exchanged for sweets in Novovolynsk

26 October 2017
More than 350 kg of used batteries were collected during the recent Energy Day in the Ukrainian town of Novovolynsk. This is a record number for the town and will help to prevent the pollution of more than 5 million litres of water. The Energy Day, which took place on 20 October, was organised by…
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EU welcomes release of two Deputy Chairs of the Mejlis in Crimea

26 October 2017
In a statement published on 25 October, the EU described the release of Deputy Chairs of the Mejlis Akhtem Chyigoz and Ilmi Umerov, who were sentenced in the Crimean Peninsula last month in breach of international humanitarian law, as “good news”. “The European Union does not recognise the…