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Cross-border fight against crime strengthened by visit of Ukrainian police to INTERPOL

04 September 2017
The Ukrainian police’s capacity to fight cross-border crime was strengthened during a study trip to the INTERPOL Headquarters in the French city of Lyon between 29 and 31 August. Organised with the support of the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM), it forms part of the Mission’s efforts to assist…
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EU project summarises results of its assistance in preserving peatlands in Belarus

04 September 2017
The economic benefits of using peatland biomass for energy purposes and the results of monitoring the biodiversity status of animals and plant communities in Belarus were discussed at a recent training seminar organised by the EU-supported Clima East project. As the project is coming to an end,…
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EU helps improve road safety for schoolchildren in Ukraine

04 September 2017
Road safety for schoolchildren is the focus of a new project, supported by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM), which began as the new school year kicked off in the country on 1 September. Implemented jointly with the country’s Interior Ministry and National Police, the project will reach over…
‘Being 20’: OPEN Media Hub invites video journalists to apply for production support

‘Being 20’: OPEN Media Hub invites video journalists to apply for production support

01 September 2017
The EU-funded OPEN Media Hub has launched a Call for Expression of Interest for Production Support, a scheme to enable TV and online video journalists in the European Neighbourhood to create content related to the European Union and their countries’ relations with the EU. The scheme is now open in…
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New director for European Training Foundation

01 September 2017
A new director takes charge of the European Training Foundation (ETF) from 1 September. Cesare Onestini brings a wealth of experience to the job, building on a distinguished EU career that combines education and training policy, external relations and management at the highest level. Speaking at a…
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EU assists Azerbaijan with strategic development of higher education institutions

01 September 2017
On 5-6 September, representatives of the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan and the country’s universities will attend a workshop on strategic development of higher education institutions. The event is organised by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European…
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EU-Ukraine Association Agreement fully enters into force

01 September 2017
On 1 September, the Association Agreement (AA) between the European Union and Ukraine entered fully into force. According to an EU press release, the Association Agreement, including its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (AA/DCFTA), is the main tool for bringing Ukraine and the EU closer…
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Apply now to become a Young European Ambassador

31 August 2017
Young people from the EU and Eastern Neighbourhood aged between 18 and 25 are invited to apply to become a ‘Young European Ambassador’ (YEA). Run by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project, the initiative targets active and enthusiastic young people who are fluent in English and are citizens of the EU or…
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European Training Foundation launches two calls for examples of good practice in partner countries

30 August 2017
Identifying good practice helps policymakers, business and training providers to share knowledge and know-how, prompting further development. To highlight good practice, and inspire partner countries in their work relating to the Small Business Act (SBA) for Europe, the European Training Foundation…
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EuroClubs Summer Academy in Ukraine focuses on energy saving in schools and daily youth activities

30 August 2017
The first EuroClubs Summer Academy has taken place in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The event brought together 10 teams whose projects on energy saving in schools and daily youth activities won a competition held by the EU Delegation to Ukraine from January to May 2017. Examples of the winning…