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EU helps Georgian winemakers expand at home and abroad

19 March 2019
For modern Georgia, wine is among the country’s top exports. Together with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the EU helps Georgian winemakers invest in better equipment, standards and processes. A new EBRD video talks about the meaning of wine production to the country…
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EU-supported workshop to discuss ways to achieve zero waste production in Ukraine

19 March 2019
A series of workshops on zero waste production for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be organised in Ukraine between 27 March and 24 April. A first seminar will be organised between 27 and 29 March in the west-Ukrainian city of Rivne and a second one - from 22 to 24 April in the…
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Azerbaijan: EU workshop on taxation schemes for start-ups

19 March 2019
On 27-29 March, experts from Hungary will conduct a workshop in the Azerbaijani capital of Tbilisi on taxation schemes for start-ups. The event will be organised for tax officials from the country’s Ministry of Taxes. The aim of the seminar is to share with Azerbaijan first-hand experience of…
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EU expert mission to Ukraine to assist with unification of access to employment services and career guidance

19 March 2019
On 25-27 March, experts from France will visit Ukraine to discuss the unification of access to employment services and career guidance with representatives of the country’s State Employment Service. The aim is to study the European experience of and main tools for employment and dismissal,…
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New opportunities for small and medium businesses in Ukraine

18 March 2019
Thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine stand to benefit from new financing opportunities offered by the EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In a joint initiative, both institutions are introducing the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line to…
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EU on the pardoning of prisoners in Azerbaijan to mark Novruz Holiday

18 March 2019
“On 16 March, to mark Novruz Holiday, the President of Azerbaijan pardoned over 400 people,” said the EU Spokesperson yesterday. “Among those pardoned are also representatives of political parties, NGOs, bloggers and journalists, which is a welcome step.” According to the statement, the EU…
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EU strengthens its support to the education sector to benefit young Armenians

18 March 2019
On 18 March, the EU announced its plans to reinforce its support to young Armenians by starting a dialogue with the Armenian Government on education reform and launching a new education centre to prepare students and young professionals in the field of science for the labour market. Visiting the…
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EU expert mission to Moldova on developing secondary trading market for radio spectrum bandwidth

18 March 2019
On 21-22 March, an expert from Italy will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) with advice on the current legislation in the EU regarding secondary trading of radio spectrum bandwidth. Driven by…
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Mogherini on the fifth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation

18 March 2019
“Five years on from the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the European Union remains steadfast in its commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on 17…
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EU and Georgian Government launch pilot green waste separation, collection and recycling project in Marneuli

18 March 2019
A new waste separation, collection and recycling pilot project was launched in the Georgian city of Marneuli last week. The aim of the project is to assist the Marneuli composting plant in improving the collection of green waste from local residents and municipal institutions. This will be done…