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EU4Business: Armenian entrepreneurs learn about best practices in fruit drying to strengthen exports

21 May 2019
On 20–21 May, Armenian entrepreneurs learned about new technologies and trends in fruit drying during a workshop in the country’s capital of Yerevan. The seminar aimed to introduce Armenian dried fruit producers to advanced methods for fruit treatment before and after drying. It also focused on…
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Register now: 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference

21 May 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, which will be organised in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 25–26 September. This year’s theme of the conference is “Connecting with Culture”. The event is aimed at policy makers, research managers and…
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Cyber-attacks: EU Council is now able to impose sanctions

20 May 2019
On 17 May, the EU Council established a framework which allows the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures to deter and respond to cyber-attacks which constitute an external threat to the EU or its Member States. Such threats may include cyber-attacks against third states or international…
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Armenia: Facility for producing construction materials from plastic waste opens in Kapan

20 May 2019
On 11 May, a new facility for the production of construction materials from plastic waste was opened in the Armenian city of Kapan. The facility was opened through the EU-funded “Introducing Construction Materials from Plastic Waste” project, which was launched in 2016. The facility will…
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EU vs Disinformation: Five things you can do to protect yourself

20 May 2019
The “EU vs Disinformation” campaign has shared a video with recommendations on how citizens can identify and protect themselves from disinformation. “Do you trust the publication? Are you debating online with a real person? Did you set your privacy settings?” asks the campaign. The video starts…
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EU Statement for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 May 2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

17 May 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…
European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

17 May 2019
The UN's Global Compact for Migration was on the agenda of the hearing held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 2 May 2019, where a number of stakeholders met to discuss its implementation. “The Global Compact is very compatible with the European Treaties and reflects EU values…
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Head of EU Delegation to meet Armenian youth

17 May 2019
On 23 May, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, invites young people aged 18-29 to attend a discussion on the EU and EU-Armenia relations. The meeting has been organised in the framework of the Europe Day celebrations in Armenia. Those interested in participating…
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EU hosts presentation of Election Observation Mission Final Report on parliamentary elections in Armenia

17 May 2019
On 17 May, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, hosted colleagues from the Elections Department of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Head of Department Alexander…