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EBRD supports upgrade of municipal vehicle fleet in Tbilisi

16 September 2021
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €9.6 million sovereign loan to the municipality of Tbilisi in Georgia for the upgrading of the city’s municipal services vehicle fleet. The financing is provided under the Green Cities Framework 2. Earlier, the Bank…
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New EU rules to facilitate employment of highly qualified immigrants in Europe

16 September 2021
The European Parliament has adopted the reform of the EU Blue Card to facilitate the employment of highly qualified non-EU nationals and help alleviate labour shortages in key sectors. The Blue Card Directive, in place since late 2009, defines the conditions of entry and residence that third…
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EU and UNFPA deliver sanitary kits for female medics in Luhansk oblast 

16 September 2021
The EU and UNFPA have procured 500 sanitary kits for female healthcare workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 response in four hospitals in Luhansk oblast, Ukraine. The kits were delivered to Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk Multidisciplinary Hospitals, Starobilske District Territorial Medical…
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EU Special Representative visits Armenia

16 September 2021
On September 13-14, European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia, Toivo Klaar, paid a visit to Armenia. He met Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan, as well as other officials and representatives of civil society and the…
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Georgia: EU and UNDP invite rural entrepreneurs to join a digital business project

16 September 2021
The European Union and UNDP are inviting rural entrepreneurs from the Dedoplistskaro, Kazbegi, Lagodekhi and Tetritskaro municipalities in Georgia to take part in a new round of the ‘Digitalize Your Business’ project. Eight entrepreneurs, selected through a competitive process, will have an…
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EU programme conducts Table Top Exercise in Armenia to tackle wildfires

15 September 2021
On 15-16 September, the EU-funded PPRD East (PPRD East – Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries) programme is conducting a Table Top Exercise (TTX) in Armenia. During the two-day exercise, the participants are facing a wildfire…
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Senior EU officials visit Chisinau: EU-Moldova relations in focus

15 September 2021
A high-level delegation of EU officials is in the Republic of Moldova from 13 to 15 September, with the participation of Katarína Mathernová, Deputy Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, and Michael Siebert, Managing Director for Russia, Eastern…
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EUnlocking: grants for social entrepreneurship initiatives in Moldova

15 September 2021
The EU-funded project ‘EU4Youth - Unlocking the potential of young social entrepreneurs in Moldova and Ukraine’ (EUnlocking) has launched a new call for proposals to provide grants for social entrepreneurs or those who want to start a social business. Within this call, social initiatives/…
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Armenia: register now for online info session on Erasmus for young entrepreneurs

15 September 2021
On September 16, an online info session on the EU-funded Erasmus Young Entrepreneurs Exchange Programme will take place. The aim of the programme is to support start-up entrepreneurs, providing them with appropriate management skills for small and medium-sized enterprises through training in one…
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New Head of EU Delegation arrives in Baku

15 September 2021
On 14 September, the new Ambassador of the European Union to Azerbaijan, Peter Michalko, handed over the copy of his Letters of Credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov. During the meeting, both parties highlighted the relevance of the existing…