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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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Ukrainian entrepreneurs transform their businesses through the EU programmes

18 July 2019
After studying in Lithuania under the EU-supported Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme, two entrepreneurs from the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia opened a beauty salon and a co-working space for businesspeople in their home. A new article shared on the Facebook page of the EU Delegation to…
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Belarusian cities organised more than 400 events at EU Sustainable Energy Week

17 July 2019
Belarusian cities organised more than 400 energy events in the framework of this year’s European Union Sustainable Energy Week. 35 cities that participate in the EU-funded Covenant of Mayors East initiative hosted events including environmental forums, ecological festivals, bike rides, sports…
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Tragic downing of MH17 flight above Ukraine: EU reiterates full support to investigation, calls on Russia to accept responsibility

17 July 2019
On 17 July, the world marks five years since the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 above the territory of Ukraine, which led to the death of 298 people on board. On the occasion of this tragic anniversary, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini issued a declaration. “[…] our hearts…
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Ukraine: Kyiv to host European Innovation Council Roadshow

17 July 2019
On 24 July, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv will host a European Innovation Council (EIC) Roadshow. Organised by the European Commission, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the event will gather the country’s researchers and innovators. With a particular focus on…
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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…
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EU supports discussion on zero waste production in Ukraine

17 July 2019
Series of workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine on zero waste production will be organised between 25 July and 31 August. A first seminar will be organised between 25-27 July the seminar in west-Ukrainian city of Rivne, and a second one - from 29-31 August - in the…
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.…