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EU4Youth beneficiary launches ‘AllSweet’ bakery in Yerevan

15 November 2019
On 13 November, Alla Soghomonyan, one of the grant winners of the EU4Youth project ‘Employability and Stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine’ launched her new business, a bakery in the Arabkir district of Yerevan by turning her old garage into a beautiful shop.  Alla is 35, and the mother of…
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Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: 3rd Association Exchange Forum took place in Kyiv

15 November 2019
Between 13 and 15 November, the Ukrainian capital Kyiv hosted the 3rd Association Exchange Forum. The event gathered diplomats, officials and experts from the EU, Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova to discuss new opportunities for the European integration of the three countries. The…
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Opportunity: Model EU Council simulation in Azerbaijan

15 November 2019
‘Transition to a fair, sustainable and green economy’ will be the focus of the Model EU Council (MEUC) role-play simulation organised in Azerbaijan on 6-7 December. Anyone with fluent English, strong motivation to learn, an interest in EU affairs and a desire to contribute to solving global issues…
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EU Advisory Mission to assist integrity-building across Ukraine’s security sector

14 November 2019
This week experts from the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) and NATO launched a joint programme aimed at integrity-building across Ukraine’s security sector. The first of three seminars was held in the country’s capital Kyiv and hosted representatives from agencies such as the Security Service of…
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Moldova: More than 100 children in Cantemir will enjoy an energy-efficient kindergarten

14 November 2019
Cantemir now has the first kindergarten that is refurbished in compliance with European standards. Thanks to financial support from the European Union within the Covenant of Mayors Demonstration Projects (CoM-DeP) initiative, the kindergarten offers improved learning conditions for 135 children…
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New funds support small businesses in Ukraine

14 November 2019
Small businesses in Ukraine will benefit from new finance opportunities of up to €120 million under a programme organised by the EU, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and its partner banks. New local currency facilities will provide the equivalent of almost €70 million…
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EU on sentencing of six people from Ukraine’s Crimea and Sevastopol by a court in the Russian Federation

14 November 2019
Following the sentencing of six people from Ukraine’s Crimea and Sevastopol by a court in Russia, the EU issued the following statement on 14 November.   “On 12 November, a court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced Ukrainian citizens Muslim Aliyev, Refat Alimov, Enver Bekirov, Arsen Dzhepparov, Emir-Useyn…
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Youth platform round table in Kazbegi, Georgia

14 November 2019
Stakeholders in the field of youth policy came together in Kazbegi, Georgia on 11-12 November for round table discussions organised by the EU4Youth ‘Better Skills for Better Future’ project. The talks aimed to coordinate the efforts of the national authorities dealing with employment, youth and…
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Georgia: EU4Youth festival promotes cultural diversity and tolerance in Adigeni

13 November 2019
On 8 November, a youth club set up as part of the EU4Youth programme organised “Youth Festival 2019”, a two-day event held in the town of Adigeni, Georgia. The purpose of the event was to promote the socialisation of young people living in Adigeni Municipality and raise awareness of cultural…
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EU and Armenia present roadmap for CEPA implementation

13 November 2019
On 12 November, the EU Delegation to Armenia and the Armenian government jointly organised an event during which the parties presented the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) roadmap implementation. The EU also presented the instruments of assistance available to…