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EU4Youth grants for nine young entrepreneurs in Ukraine

05 June 2020
Nine young entrpreneurs are to receive funding to implement their business ideas at the end of a three-month EU4Youth entrepreneurship training course. The nine were among 30 potential young entrepreneurs from the Kyiv and Luhansk regions of Ukraine who began the course in January 2020. The course…
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EU4Youth drives efforts for new law on social enterprise in Ukraine

05 June 2020
An EU4Youth project on social entrepreneurship for young people has been invited by the Ukrainian parliament to act as an official partner in its efforts to draft a new law on social enterprises. Until now, the term “social entrepreneurship” is still not incorporated into the national legislation…
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Ukraine: Third International Fair for Cultural Grants open for registration

04 June 2020
On 2 July, the EU-funded Creative Europe Desk Ukraine and the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation will organise the third International Fair for Cultural Grants. This year, the event is adapted to the current situation and will be held online. The aim of the virtual fair is to present grant…
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Ecopartnership announces social media challenge for Energy Days 2020 in Belarus

04 June 2020
Ecopartnership, official supporter of the EU initiative ‘Covenant of mayors for climate and energy’ in Belarus, has launched a social media challenge dedicated to the Energy Days. The challenge will be held between 5 and 12 June and will focus on promoting useful environmental and energy efficiency…
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EU supports poster competition in Armenia for World Environment Day

04 June 2020
The EU and the United Nations Development Programme in Armenia invite young Armenians to take part in the poster contest ‘Time #ForNature’. The contest is dedicated to World Environment Day, marked on 5 June, and is organised within the ‘EU4Climate’ project. The contest topic reflects the theme…
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EU and partners urge for safe, peaceful, free and fair elections in Belarus

04 June 2020
On 3 June, the European Union and other international partners issued a joint statement on the upcoming presidential elections in Belarus. “We, as friends of the Belarusian people and supporters of the sovereignty and independence of Belarus, welcome the progress achieved in our relations over the…
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EU4Energy: Gas distribution tariff in Ukraine may cause unauthorised offtakes

03 June 2020
The national energy regulator of Ukraine, NEURC, may withdraw its earlier decision to increase the gas distribution tariffs in Ukraine. This may result in unauthorised offtakes of natural gas, weakening the financial stability of the new transmission system operator and putting gas sector reforms…
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EU develops communication guide to help civil society organisations during COVID-19

03 June 2020
To help civil society organisations face the challenges around communications and COVID-19, the EU Delegation to Ukraine has developed a guide with templates, messages and tips. The guide covers the following topics: crisis communications; promotion of healthy behaviour; mobilisation of help…
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European Training Foundation launches Innovation and Skills Award

03 June 2020
In May, the European Training Foundation (ETF) launched the Innovation and Skills Award. The aim of the award is to identify examples of good practice in the development of digital competences. The competition is open to all vocational schools, universities, training centres and providers.…
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EU4Youth: teachers and students in Belarus learning new techniques with EU support

03 June 2020
During the autumn and winter of 2019-2020 experts of the EU4Youth project have been actively working on the creation and testing of new training programmes in Belarus. Today the first programmes are ready to be rolled out and serve as a basis for teachers participating in the project, in their work…