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Council adopts negotiation directives for modernisation of Energy Charter Treaty

15 July 2019
The EU Council has today given a mandate to the European Commission to begin negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). The aim of the negotiations is to modernise the provisions of the ECT so that it takes account of sustainable development and climate goals, as well…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

12 July 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Commissioner Stylianides addresses the 16th Batumi International Conference in Georgia

12 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi is hosting an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. Bringing together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries, the…
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Armenia: EU presents new funding opportunities in research and innovation field for 2021–2027

10 July 2019
On 9 July, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted a Horizon 2020 European Innovation Council's Roadshow. During the event, new funding opportunities totalling €2.2 billion for the period 2021–2027 were presented. Armenian researchers and innovators can apply and use all the opportunities provided…
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EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announces senior nominations concerning Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine

10 July 2019
On 9 July, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini announced several important appointments, some of which concern the Eastern Neighbourhood. Andrea Wiktorin has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia. She is currently Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus. Dirk Schuebel has…
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Donald Tusk on his visit to Armenia: “the EU will continue to work closely with Armenia to the benefit of all Armenians”

10 July 2019
On 10 July, the President of European Council, Donald Tusk, met with Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. “This is my first visit to Yerevan since Armenia's peaceful revolution,” Tusk started his remarks after the meeting. “I’m glad to be here now when positive dynamics in Armenia have…
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EU delegation visits Armenia to discuss justice sector reform

10 July 2019
On 9 July, an EU delegation arrived in Yerevan to discuss with Armenian stakeholders the reform process in the justice sector and EU’s support to this. The delegation was led by Vassilis Maragos, Head of the Unit responsible for Armenia at the European Commission's Directorate General for…
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The EU launched its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019

10 July 2019
On the occasion of the 7th Global Aid for Trade Review at the WTO in Geneva, from 3 to 5 July 2019, the EU is pleased to launch its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019 as a contribution to the Aid for Trade initiative and as an illustration of EU support to partner countries’ trade and productive…
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10th anniversary of Eastern Partnership on agenda at international conference in Georgia

09 July 2019
On 11–12 July, the Georgian city of Batumi will host an international conference entitled “Georgia’s European Way”. The event will bring together high-level officials and representatives from academia, the non-governmental sector and business sector from the EU and its six Eastern partner…
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EU-supported fashion forum held in Yerevan to boost Armenia's fashion industry

08 July 2019
On 25–29 June, Armenia hosted the “Fashion Forum Yerevan 2019”. The event gathered over 500 Armenian fashion industry representatives, including experts, designers, influencers, photographers and stylists. It was designed as a traditional event to boost Armenia's fashion industry. The event…