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EU4Digital: eSkills network workshop in Tbilisi

12 December 2019
On 17-18 December, an eSkills network workshop will take place in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi within the framework of the EU4Digital initiative. The main goal of the seminar is to enable the Eastern partner countries to exchange insights and latest developments in the field of digital skills…
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EU4Youth SKYE club volunteer recognised as ‘Volunteer of the Year’ in Armenia

12 December 2019
On 5 December, the ‘EU4Youth – SAY YES Skills for Jobs’ project supported the organisation of an annual event held in recognition of the best volunteers of the year throughout the country. There were 9 nominations, and one of the leaders of the SKYE clubs formed with the ‘Say Yes’ project, Ms. Yeva…
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EU supports criminal justice reform in Armenia

12 December 2019
On 12 December, Ekaterina Dorodnova, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the EU Delegation to Armenia delivered the opening remarks at the public discussion on the draft Criminal Code. The discussion was also attended by various stakeholders, including civil society and international organisations. Armenia…
Environnement - The European Green Deal

The European Green Deal sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, boosting the economy, improving people's health and quality of life, caring for nature, and leaving no one behind

12 December 2019
The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all. President Ursula von der Leyen said…
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Eastern Partnership: Young journalists and online influencers discuss strategic communication and the role of independent media

11 December 2019
Around 200 young media professionals, online media influencers, civil society activists, and EU officials met in Helsinki, Finland, on 11-12 December for the “Stronger Together - Eastern Partnership Media Conference" organised by the Finnish Presidency, with the support of the European Commission…
The EU stands up for human rights

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day

10 December 2019
We celebrate this year the 10th anniversary of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights and the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet these rights continue to be challenged around the world. In particular, children and youth continue to be the main victims of human…
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Prevention of child labour mainstreamed in State Employment Strategy 2019-2023 thanks to EU4Youth

09 December 2019
Provisions for the prevention of child labour have been added to Armenia’s State Employment Strategy for 2019-2023 thanks to the efforts of Save the Children Armenia and the EU4Youth programme. On 22-23 November, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Save the Children International’s…
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EU approves import of snails from Armenia

05 December 2019
The European Union has authorised the export of snails from Armenian to the EU, according to an announcement published on the Facebook page of the EU Delegation to Armenia on 5 December. According to the EU Delegation, this is the third product of animal origin from Armenia, which has been…
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Tool for assessment of civil society in Eastern partner countries presented in Brussels

05 December 2019
On 3 December, a presentation of the new CSO Meter for civil society organisations (CSOs) took place in Brussels. The CSO Meter is a new tool to monitor and assess the environment in which CSOs operate in the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic…
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EU4Youth opportunity in Armenia: Entrepreneurship training, business consulting and grants

05 December 2019
The ‘EU4Youth: Employability and Stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine’ project has launched the recruitment of the last group of trainees under its entrepreneurship component in Armenia. The deadline for applications is 30 December 2019.   If you are aged 16-35 from Yerevan, have…