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EU to support Audiovisual Council of Moldova in monitoring and sanctioning hate speech

12 April 2021
The EU-funded Partnership for Good Governance programme is organising a training course for the staff of the Audiovisual Council of the Republic of Moldova on monitoring and sanctioning hate speech. This capacity-building activity was recommended by the European Commission against Racism and…
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New coordination body for Sustainable Public Procurement in Ukraine

12 April 2021
A new coordination body for Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) has been set up in Ukraine with the support of the EU4Environment project, funded by the EU and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It gathers the representatives of the key ministries (Ministry of Economic Development,…
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EU4Energy: Climate Innovation Vouchers project to support entrepreneurs from Ukraine in greening their companies

12 April 2021
On 22 April, the EU-funded Climate Innovation Vouchers project, implemented as part of the EU4Energy initiative, launches its new phase. The project will provide grants to Ukrainian entrepreneurs who want to create an eco-technology or integrate innovative climate solutions into their business.…
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Head of EU Delegation to Ukraine visits Uman

12 April 2021
On 9 April, the Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Matti Maasikas, travelled to Uman in the Cherkasy region. Together with the WHO Representative, Matti Maasikas handed over a lung ventilator to the intensive care unit of the local hospital. Uman City Hospital is one of 20 hospitals…
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EU helps to build partnership between police and community in Mariupol

12 April 2021
The Head of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine, Antti Hartikainen, visited the Donetsk region last week to initiate several major projects in support of law-enforcement institutions in Mariupol. At a ceremony at the Donetsk Law Institute of Ministry of Internal Affairs,…
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EUvsDisinfo: pro-Kremlin media reinvigorate their focus on Ukraine

08 April 2021
As Russian military equipment and troops have recently moved towards Ukraine, the pro-Kremlin media have significantly intensified the disinformation campaign against Ukraine, EUvsDisinfo, the EU’s leading initiative to counter disinformation, has warned. Russian propaganda presents Ukraine both…
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European Union and Ukrainian Institute launch programme to support culture and creative sectors after the pandemic

08 April 2021
The EU Delegation to Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute, a public institution affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, have jointly launched the Alteration Programme, a series of online events for professionals in the cultural field. The programme is supported via the EU-funded…
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Georgia: EU regrets rushed changes to legislation on selection of Supreme Court judges

08 April 2021
The European Union has welcomed the Georgian initiative to amend the legal framework of the selection process of Supreme Court judges, but is disappointed that the Georgian Parliament hastily designed and adopted these amendments without an inclusive consultation process, according to a statement,…
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Solidarity for Health: EU and WHO deliver oxygen concentrators to Armenia

08 April 2021
On 7 April, the European Union and the World Health Organisation handed over 100 oxygen concentrators to the Armenian Ministry of Health under the ‘Solidarity for Health Initiative’, a joint effort of the EU and WHO, which aims to help prevent, detect and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU’…
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EU-funded territorial development programme presents first results in Georgia

08 April 2021
Sigrid Brettel, Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Georgia, has visited municipalities in Imereti and Guria to see how EU-funded infrastructure projects in the regions are being implemented. The six initiatives are part of the eleven initial projects financed by the governmental Pilot…