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Armenia: EU-supported project to ensure transparent and inclusive elections presented its results

19 June 2019
On 19 June, the EU-supported Elections4All project presented its results at its closing ceremony in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. Implemented by six civil society organisations, the project aimed to promote inclusive and transparent National Assembly elections in December 2018. After the…
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EU Commission celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities promoting European studies worldwide

19 June 2019
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies…
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Armenia: New solar power plant to be built in Vayots Dzor thanks to EU

18 June 2019
On 18 June, the groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar power plant in Gladzor, Vayots Dzor region of Armenia, was held as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. The power plant will be built in the framework of the EU-funded project “Enhancing SME Competitiveness through Promotion and Wider Use…
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EU supports reform of film industry in Armenia

18 June 2019
The EU is supporting the improvement of the legislative framework of the cinema sector in Armenia. On 17 June, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, attended parliamentary hearings on “the main challenges of the film industry in Armenia and necessary legislative…
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Call for proposals: Opportunity to work on advancing civil society as governance actors in Eastern Neighbourhood

18 June 2019
The EU has announced a call to select 12 strategic partners in order to, together with the EU, advance the role of civil society as governance actors in the Eastern Neighbourhood region. The work will be carried out through either country or regional actions. The overall indicative amount made…
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EU opens European Alley of Trees in Armenia

18 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia opened a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. A total of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees were planted, creating the first alley of its kind in Armenia. According to the EU, this action will…
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Georgian Shilda winery announced winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for EaP

18 June 2019
The European Union has announced the winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership at the Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 18 June. The winner of the first edition of the Award is the energy efficient Shilda winery from Georgia. Founded in 2014, the Shilda winery is located…
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Young European Ambassadors to present future vision for Eastern Partnership at regional youth forum in Vilnius

17 June 2019
On 17–20 June, 30 Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries will participate in the 4th Eastern Partnership Youth Forum in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. The YEAs will be among 250 participants from 26 countries attending the event.  The planned…
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European Development Days 2019 to focus on fighting inequalities

17 June 2019
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,…
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Registration opens for 4th Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference

17 June 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, which will take place in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 25–26 September. The conference’s theme this year will be “Connecting with Culture”. Policy makers, research managers and experts on networking,…