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EU provides state-of-the-art ICT equipment to enhance capacities of National Police of Ukraine

29 January 2020
Modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment worth more than €350,000 and provided by the EU to the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) in November last year was successfully installed. The equipment was provided as part of the EU-funded ‘Support the Rule of Law Reforms in Ukraine…
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EU launches programme to support reform of vocational education in Ukraine

29 January 2020
The EU has launched a new programme to support the reform of vocational education in Ukraine. Titled ‘EU4Skills’, the programme will last four years. It will engage European and Ukrainian experts who will work on improving training programmes, perfecting the skills of master workmen and teachers…
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Ukraine: EU promotes energy efficiency by supporting modernisation of municipal buildings

29 January 2020
This winter will be different for the children and teachers from Novovolynsk School No. 7 in Ukraine thanks to support from the European Union! The building, selected as one of the municipally-owned premises with the highest energy loss in the area now has a modern heating, ventilation and lighting…
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EU-Ukraine Association Council: “Association Agreement continues to deliver for the benefit of the citizens of the EU and Ukraine”

29 January 2020
On 28 January, the EU and Ukraine held the sixth meeting of the Association Council in Brussels. This was the first Association Council chaired by Oleksiy Honcharuk, Prime Minister of Ukraine, and the EU delegation led by Josep Borrell, EU High Representative. The meeting demonstrated the…
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European Commission and International Monetary Fund strengthen cooperation to support sustainable development

29 January 2020
European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen,on behalf of the European Union, and International Monetary Fund's Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva concluded a new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement that will boost their cooperation to tackle key challenges including climate change…
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Ukraine: renewable energy becomes central topic for discussions

29 January 2020
On 25 January, representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection and two investor organisations, the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency and the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, met in Kyiv to discuss ongoing developments in the Ukrainian energy sector. The meeting focused…
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Ukraine: seven people involved in the organisation of Russian elections in illegally-annexed Crimea and Sevastopol added to EU sanctions list

29 January 2020
The Council of the European Union added seven people to the list of those subject to restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. These new designations are a consequence of the organisation of the Russian local…
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Entrepreneurship for socially vulnerable youth in remote areas: EU4Youth supports training in Belarus

29 January 2020
On 22 January, a training on entrepreneurship took place in Čerykau, in the Mahilioŭ Region in Belarus. It was conducted by the Belarusian Red Cross Society, as part of the ‘EU4Youth: fostering potential for greater employability’ project. The training provided participants with several options…
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Armenia: EU provides laboratory equipment to detect industrial chemicals and other contaminants in water

28 January 2020
On 31 January, the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia and the EU will present the newly renovated Laboratory of the Environmental Monitoring and Information Centre (EMIC) in Yerevan. The festive ceremony will mark the opening of new laboratory facilities provided within the EU-…
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EU expert mission on improving air quality control systems in Azerbaijan

28 January 2020
On 6-7 February, an expert from Belgium will visit Azerbaijan to meet with representatives of the Baku International Sea Trade Port, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, State Maritime Agency and Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company. The aim of the expert mission is to provide advice and…