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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
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Armenia: EU project supports public consultation for Hrazdan and Sevan basin management

21 March 2019
Between 12 March and 12 April, the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia is conducting its first public consultation on the water challenges of the river basin district. Organised with support from the European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+ 4…
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EU to finance large-scale energy efficiency measures in buildings in Armenia

21 March 2019
On 18 March 2019, Lawrence Meredith, Director for Neighbourhood East at the European Commission, and representatives of leading International Financing Institutions (IFIs) met with key government Ministers and sector experts in Yerevan. They discussed policy priorities and sustainable investment…
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
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EU to assist establishment of EU TUMO Convergence Centre for Engineering and Applied Science in Armenia

20 March 2019
On 19 March, the EU, in partnership with the Tumo Centre for Creative Technologies, launched in Armenia the EU TUMO Convergence Centre for Engineering and Applied Science. The centre will be a hub for research, education and startups, bringing together local and international partners to bridge…
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Commission welcomes provisional agreement on Horizon Europe, the future EU research and innovation programme

20 March 2019
Investing in research and innovation is investing in Europe's future, in knowledge and new solutions to maintain and improve the European way of life. That is why the Juncker Commission has set a new level of ambition to deepen Europe's innovation capability, provide lasting prosperity and preserve…
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EU strengthens its support to the education sector to benefit young Armenians

18 March 2019
On 18 March, the EU announced its plans to reinforce its support to young Armenians by starting a dialogue with the Armenian Government on education reform and launching a new education centre to prepare students and young professionals in the field of science for the labour market. Visiting the…
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EU expert mission to Moldova on developing secondary trading market for radio spectrum bandwidth

18 March 2019
On 21-22 March, an expert from Italy will visit the Republic of Moldova to provide the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) with advice on the current legislation in the EU regarding secondary trading of radio spectrum bandwidth. Driven by…
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EU supports tech startup ecosystem in Armenia

18 March 2019
On 15 March, the EU Delegation to Armenia organised a site visit in Yerevan to get acquainted with the innovative companies and startups that have received technical and financial support in the framework of the EU's “Support to SME Development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project. The visit was attended…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

15 March 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…