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EU facilitates dialogue between Ukrainian police and civil society to find common ground on public order

23 October 2017
Ukrainian civil society groups visited the headquarters of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) on Thursday in order to set out their vision for public order in Ukraine. Public order policing has always been a sensitive topic in Ukraine, in particular since the Maidan revolution in early…
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EU supports re-equipment of recycling factory in Homieĺ region of Belarus to reduce damaging impact on environment

20 October 2017
Thanks to an EU-funded project, harmful dairy waste in the Homieĺ region of Belarus will no longer be transported to other regions for processing. Instead, all waste will be processed locally in the production area of Milkavita recycling factory in Chojniki, which has been modernised with the…
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Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the EU: new report on progress in energy sector reforms

20 October 2017
According to a monitoring report on Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the EU, the country has achieved progress in the reform of its electricity sector. September’s report covers Ukraine’s progress in the implementation of its Association Agreement with the EU, focusing on the areas of energy…
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EU welcomes report by Georgian Ombudsman which should form basis for future work

19 October 2017
On 18 October, the Public Defender of Georgia presented a special report on ‘Combating and Preventing Discrimination and the Situation of Equality’, assessing developments in the country since 2014. The EU welcomed the report by the country’s Ombudsman service, adding that its findings and…
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TAIEX helps bring Ukraine’s sanitary and phytosanitary standards to EU level

19 October 2017
An expert from France will visit the Ukrainian capital Kyiv next week to provide advice to the State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service of Ukraine. The expert’s visit comes in preparation for the accreditation of the State Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnostic and Veterinary Expertise.…
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EU supports ‘dialogue policing’ in Ukraine

19 October 2017
A group of three Ukrainians who were trained earlier this year by the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) are currently leading a three-day training course for national police in the country. 20 national police officers from different parts of the country are taking part in the training in the city…
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EU call to analyse textile and apparel sector in Armenia

19 October 2017
The EU4Business SMEDA project (Support to SME Development in Armenia) has announced a call for applications, open to companies, experts or consortia, to conduct a sectoral study of textile, apparel, leather, shoes and fashion design businesses in Armenia. The objective of the assignment is to…
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Moldova: Almost 200,000 people switch to green energy thanks to EU assistance

19 October 2017
The EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova is organising a series of public meetings with its partners who have switched to green energy and biomass heating. Representatives of local public administrations and biomass producers who have benefited from the project will be instructed on how…
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EU underlines commitment to Moldova at Business Week in Chisinau

19 October 2017
The European Union says it will continue to support the Republic of Moldova with the implementation of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) agreement that opens up the European market to Moldovan businesses. This was the message communicated by the Head of the EU Delegation to…
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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…