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Cross-border cooperation: seven crossroads in Brest with adaptive traffic control system and new roundabouts in Biała Podlaska

22 January 2021
On 19 January, two new roundabouts built with co-financing from the EU Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020 were opened in Biała Podlaska (Poland). The works were carried out as part of the project ‘Improvement of transport accessibility in Brest and Biała Podlaska…
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EU loan helps Ukrainian ISP to expand customer base by 15%

22 January 2021
IT-INVEST, a Ukrainian ISP, has expanded its business by taking advantage of EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line to purchase much-needed equipment and develop infrastructure for uninterrupted Internet service throughout the city and beyond. As a result, the company subscriber`s base has grown by 15%.…
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Information hygiene to build immunity to vaccine disinformation

22 January 2021
Since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a huge volume of misleading information and blatant conspiracy theories about the development of COVID-19 vaccines. In response, the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) has published some guidelines on ‘Building immunity to disinformation…
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EU High Representative meets Georgian President in Brussels, stressing EU support in the coronavirus crisis

22 January 2021
On 21 January, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell met the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabishvili, in Brussels. High Representative Borrell underlined the vital importance of Georgian political parties finding common ground on the current political…
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Ukraine: House of Europe to offer individual project grants in the field of health

21 January 2021
The EU-supported ‘House of Europe’ project in Ukraine invites social entrepreneurs to take part in a grant programme for personal non-profit projects. The grant offers up to €4,000 for individual projects in the field of medicine, media, social entrepreneurship and youth work with the involvement…
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Act to Connect: Civic Tech contest to generate e-solutions in response to COVID-19

21 January 2021
The 3D Project (Development Despite Disruption: Resilient civil society in a time of COVID-19 and beyond) in Ukraine has launched an acceleration programme, ‘Act to Connect’ for innovative digital products to make communication between the state and citizens more comfortable and help to engage them…
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CyberEast concludes workshops on online fraud for Eastern partners

20 January 2021
The EU-funded CyberEast project has concluded a series of workshops on online fraud for authorities in the six Eastern partner countries to ensure the proper work of reporting mechanisms and interagency/public-private cooperation. The final workshop on online fraud, crime proceeds and reporting…
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European Union equips the Kyiv Police Training Centre with essential IT systems

20 January 2021
The EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine has equipped the Kyiv Police Training Centre with essential IT systems needed for the quality delivery of scenario-based training. The video, audio, recording and displaying equipment worth almost €11,000 enables live capturing and streaming for trainees…
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Ukraine: new law on Electronic Communications to bring regulations into line with EU practices

20 January 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi has signed the Law on Electronic Communications that defines the rules of work in e-communications. The first draft of the new law, based on EU codes, was developed with the support of Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO), funded by the European Union…
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‘No one is safe until everyone is safe’: EU to set up vaccine sharing mechanism for partner countries

20 January 2021
The European Commission is to set up a Team Europe mechanism to structure the provision of vaccines shared by Member States with partner countries, paying special attention to the Eastern and Southern neighbourhood, the Western Balkans and Africa. The measure is one of a number of actions set out…