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Armenia to host blueberry festival

19 July 2019
On 20 July, the Armenian village of Margahovit, in the Lori province, will host a blueberry festival. The event will include a fair of agricultural products and handmade goods. Guests will be able to participate in different activities throughout the day, such as a blueberry workshop, interactive…
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EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019: More than 3,200 participants attend events in Brussels

19 July 2019
This year’s edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) took place between 17 and 21 June, with a series of events organised in Brussels, across the EU Member States and in the Eastern partner countries. More than 3,200 people participated in the events in Brussels, where 90 policy sessions…
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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…
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Announcement about the fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week

19 July 2019
The fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week, as announced by the Commissioner Ms. Marianne Thyssen, will take place from 14-18 October 2019 in Helsinki (Finland). Everyone with an interest in vocational education and training, both from the European Union and its neighbouring…
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Opportunity for creative ideas from organisations in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

18 July 2019
Armenian, Azerbaijani and Georgian organisations with civic initiatives focusing on arts, culture and creativity are invited to participate in the third edition of the Startup Support Programme run by the Trans Europe Halles network. This EU-supported network unites people who believe that…
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EU-supported wool factory to open in Shirak region of Armenia

18 July 2019
On 19 July, the Armenian province of Shirak will host the official opening of the Amasia Wool Factory. With the EU’s support, an entire value-chain development approach for woollen products is being restored in the Amasia municipality of Shirak province and the surrounding eight communities. The…
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EU4Business: Women in Business programme presents results almost four years since launch

17 July 2019
Financing under the Women in Business programme, co-funded by the EU in the Eastern Neighbourhood, has now topped the €500 million mark. The programme is implemented by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to help women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access…
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EU TUMO Convergence Centre partners with “42” to bring world class coding school to Armenia

17 July 2019
The EU TUMO Convergence Centre has recently announced that Armenia will be part of the “42 Network”. The network includes 20 partner campuses and was launched by the famous French coding school known as “42”. “42 Yerevan” will be located next to the TUMO building in Yerevan, inside the campus of…
European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

17 July 2019
The 15th of July is UNESCO and UNEVOC Network's World Youth Skills Day: a major opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development. According to the UN, today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population.…
European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

17 July 2019
With 383 votes in favour, the European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen President of the next European Commission in a secret ballot on 16 July. She is set to take office on 1 November 2019 for a five-year term. EP President David Sassoli said: "On behalf of Parliament, I congratulate you…