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EUvsDisinfo: pro-Kremlin media reinvigorate their focus on Ukraine

08 April 2021
As Russian military equipment and troops have recently moved towards Ukraine, the pro-Kremlin media have significantly intensified the disinformation campaign against Ukraine, EUvsDisinfo, the EU’s leading initiative to counter disinformation, has warned. Russian propaganda presents Ukraine both…
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European Union and Ukrainian Institute launch programme to support culture and creative sectors after the pandemic

08 April 2021
The EU Delegation to Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute, a public institution affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, have jointly launched the Alteration Programme, a series of online events for professionals in the cultural field. The programme is supported via the EU-funded…
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Georgia: EU regrets rushed changes to legislation on selection of Supreme Court judges

08 April 2021
The European Union has welcomed the Georgian initiative to amend the legal framework of the selection process of Supreme Court judges, but is disappointed that the Georgian Parliament hastily designed and adopted these amendments without an inclusive consultation process, according to a statement,…
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Solidarity for Health: EU and WHO deliver oxygen concentrators to Armenia

08 April 2021
On 7 April, the European Union and the World Health Organisation handed over 100 oxygen concentrators to the Armenian Ministry of Health under the ‘Solidarity for Health Initiative’, a joint effort of the EU and WHO, which aims to help prevent, detect and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU’…
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EU-funded territorial development programme presents first results in Georgia

08 April 2021
Sigrid Brettel, Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Georgia, has visited municipalities in Imereti and Guria to see how EU-funded infrastructure projects in the regions are being implemented. The six initiatives are part of the eleven initial projects financed by the governmental Pilot…
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Armenia: EU supports training on procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims’ rights

07 April 2021
A first group of Armenian judges, prosecutors and investigators has completed a distance-learning course on procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims’ rights, organised as part of an EU-funded criminal justice reform project. The eight-week study programme has been translated and…
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EU supports launch of online Fathers’ Club in Kyiv

07 April 2021
Оn 6 April, the ‘Tatohub.Kyiv’ Fathers’ Club started operating online with EU support. It is addressed to fathers in Kyiv who would like to become more conscious and responsible parents by sharing childcare and household responsibilities with their spouses or partners. ‘Tatohub.Kyiv’ is the third…
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Skills for the Green Transition: European Training Foundation launches April campaign

07 April 2021
Green skills are in the focus of the European Training Foundation`s (ETF) April communication campaign, with the hashtag #Skills4change in various social media channels. For the whole month, experts and practitioners at national, regional, and international level will share evidence and opinions…
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Azerbaijan: EBRD supports food and drink manufacturer Avrora with €25 million loan

07 April 2021
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening Azerbaijan’s agribusiness sector with a €25 million loan to Avrora LLC, a leading producer of pasta, confectionery, soft drinks and flour products. The loan will be provided in Azerbaijani manat in two equal tranches. The…
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EU Anti-Corruption Initiative: partner city Mariupol tops Transparency International Ukraine rankings

06 April 2021
The partner city of the EU Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI), Mariupol, has taken first place in two Transparency International Ukraine rankings: in the Transparency Rating 2020 (100 Ukrainian cities) and in the Accountability Rating 2020 (50 cities). Within the framework of its Integrity Cities…