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Ukraine to participate in International Clean Beach Day with numerous clean-up initiatives across the country

13 September 2019
Ukraine will participate in several activities linked to the International Clean Beach Day (#EUBeachCleanup), marked this year on 21 September. On 20 September, a large beach clean-up event will be organised on the Black Sea coast, in the Mykolaiv Oblast of Ukraine.  On 21 September, a large…
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Survey shows majority of Europeans agree that the EU should ensure secure, clean, and affordable energy

13 September 2019
According to a new Eurobarometer survey published by the European Commission, 90% of Europeans agree that the EU’s energy policy priorities should be to ensure secure, clean and affordable energy for all Europeans – the main pillars of the EU’s energy union. In terms of EU energy policy, the…
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EU continues to lead the global fight against climate change

13 September 2019
On 11 September, the European Commission adopted a Communication reaffirming the EU's commitment to accelerated climate ambition, ahead of the Climate Action Summit being organised by the United Nations Secretary General in New York on 23 September. The Commission’s Vice-president for the Energy…
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EU to support International Derun Fest 2019 in Ukraine

13 September 2019
On 14 September, the city of Korosten, in the Zhytomyr region of Ukraine, will host the 11th International Derun Fest. The event has been organised with the support of the EU Delegation to Ukraine. The guests of this open-air festival of Deruni (potato pancakes) will be able to enjoy a vast food…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
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EU4Energy initiates development of regulation on protection of vulnerable customers in Georgia

12 September 2019
On 11 September, a kick-off meeting was held to initiate the development of the regulation on protection of vulnerable customers in Georgia’s natural gas and electricity sectors. The meeting was organised within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project and attended by Energy Community…
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EU experts help review Armenian legislation on road transport

12 September 2019
On 10 September, a workshop on legislation in the area of road transport was organised in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The workshop was designed as a follow-up to a peer review mission on road transport approximation in the country. The experts focused on the EU legal acts and elements that…
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Armenia: Young European Ambassadors to organise informational events for youth in Vanadzor and Masis municipalities

12 September 2019
On 14 September, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Armenia will co-organise a meeting with young people from the Armenian city of Vanadzor and its nearby communities. At the meeting, the YEAs will present their initiative and the opportunities available to Armenian youth through EU projects…
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The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
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Young European Ambassadors to participate in information days for youth in Kakheti region of Georgia

11 September 2019
On 12 September, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Georgia will join efforts with the “Knowledge Cafe” social enterprise in the Georgian town of Tsnori, Kakheti region, to organise orientation days and informal seminars for youth in the region. The YEAs will share their experience of…