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EU4Energy: Increasing energy efficiency in Azerbaijan

26 October 2017
The Energy Charter Secretariat recently held an expert meeting and workshop with the aim to support the Government of Azerbaijan in the creation of a draft law on energy saving and energy efficiency. The event, which took place on 24-25 October in the country’s capital Baku, brought together over…
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Eastern Partnership Business Forum promotes digital economies and innovation

26 October 2017
The 4th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Business Forum takes place in Tallinn on 26-27 October 2017, under the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. More than 500 business leaders, government officials and policy makers from the European Union and its Eastern Partner countries (…
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EU4Energy partners discuss key regional energy infrastructure projects

25 October 2017
Twenty representatives of five Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met on 23 October to discuss regional energy infrastructure projects. The meeting, which brought together representatives of the countries’ energy ministries, gas and…
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Civil society conference and forum focuses on future of Eastern Partnership policy

25 October 2017
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference and 9th Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) is taking place on 25-27 October. The event is being held in the Estonian capital Tallinn as part of the country’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The…
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Young people from the Eastern Neighbourhood take part in EU Youth Conference in Tallinn

24 October 2017
Twelve young people from the Eastern Neighbourhood countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) will participate in the European Union Youth conference set to take place in Tallinn between 23 and 26 October. Organised by the Estonian Presidency of the EU…
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EU-supported video shows how solar power helps Ukrainians save energy

23 October 2017
A new video produced as part of an EU information campaign tells the story of a house in the remote village of Tatariv in Ukraine which has switched to solar power to produce its electricity. Located 750 m above sea level in the Carpathian mountains, the building is connected to solar panels and…
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Cross-border concert in EaP region showcases unique music technology

23 October 2017
A recent concert showcased the unique music technology being used in Europe and its Eastern Partner countries to help connect performers in different locations. The concert used the technology to connect Estonian and Armenian musicians in Tallinn with a group of Belarusian and Georgian performers…
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EU Monitoring Mission completes its 60,000th patrol in Georgia

23 October 2017
On 20 October, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) conducted its 60,000th patrol in the Mtskheta area of Georgia. An EUAM press release said reaching such a high figure was “a sign of the EU’s commitment to assisting and facilitating a safe and secure environment in Georgia, in particular along the…
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EU-funded media monitoring of local elections points to positive trends in Georgian media

23 October 2017
The preliminary findings of the ongoing media monitoring of the 2017 local government elections in Georgia were presented at a press conference on 19 October in the country’s capital Tbilisi. The findings refer to the critical period of the election campaign from June 19 to October 8. "The EU's…
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EU assists Georgia with integration of rural development into national policies

23 October 2017
Around thirty representatives of the Government of Georgia attended a working meeting in Tbilisi last week to discuss integrating rural development into the national policies of the country. While recognising the challenges relating to rural development in Georgia, the participants focused on the…