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Belarus: ‘School Garden’ unites generations for regional development, with EU support

24 February 2020
On 15 February, schoolchildren of the Svietlahorsk District, their parents and teachers gathered at Dubrovsk school for the Rushnik festival, in an event organised as part of the EU4Youth Programme. Rushnik is a ritual cloth embroidered with symbols and cryptograms of the ancient world that is…
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EU helps Belarusian students study promising crops

21 February 2020
Onion is one of the most popular and sought-after crops grown in Belarus. A varietal onion growing experiment will be held in 28 rural schools of Homieĺ, Viciebsk and Minsk regions from February to September 2020 as part of an EU-funded project. As part of the experiment, the participants are…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

20 February 2020
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Belarus: EU project ‘PubLiCity’ shares results on energy efficiency

20 February 2020
On 19 February, the city of Polack, Belarus, hosted the final conference of the ‘PubLiCity’ project. The event titled ‘Public lighting in the cities of Belarus: Present and future’ presented the EU project’s results and achievements, as well as a success story from Polack. Among other important…
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EU Special Representative for South Caucasus visits Armenia

20 February 2020
On 17–18 February, the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia – Toivo Klaar, visited Armenia. Accompanied by the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia – Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, Toivo Klaar met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs…
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Ukraine: EU helps to make public buildings in city of Ukrainka more energy efficient

19 February 2020
The sports complex ‘Energetik’ in Ukrainka, Ukraine, has been greenlighted to undergo full thermal modernisation as part of a project funded under the EU programme ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’. The aim of the project is to make the city’s sports complex and Palace of Culture…
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EU supports modernisation of administrative service centres in Ukraine

18 February 2020
A total of 9.5 million Ukrainians, mostly residents of small cities and ‘amalgamated hromadas’ (a type of united territorial communities), will now receive services in modern administrative centres, thanks to the EU-funded programme U-LEAD with Europe. The EU programme is expected to establish…
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EU-supported workshop to help reform doctoral education in arts and humanities in Ukraine

18 February 2020
On 26–27 February, experts from Finland will visit Ukraine to conduct a workshop on the European rules and best practices for doctoral education in arts and humanities. Ukraine is in the process of reforming its system of doctoral education in arts and humanities, but it is lacking the procedure…
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E-health workshop highlights key areas for development in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 February 2020
Developing e-health in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood countries was the focus of an online video workshop, supported by the EU4Digital initiative. The workshop focused on the results of the initiative’s  assessment of e-health harmonisation and interoperability in the Eastern Neighbourhood region…
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Georgia: Telavi Municipality tests energy-efficient equipment funded by EU

17 February 2020
The Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heating the municipal kindergartens. The municipality received the…