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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

12 July 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…
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Leading Ukrainian pharmaceutical manufacturer Farmak to become energy efficient

11 July 2019
Ukraine’s market leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing, PJSC Farmak, will take a big step forward in its research and development, as well as energy efficiency. Energy efficiency improvements include the introduction of an integrated automation and energy management system. The five-year loan of…
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Armenia: EU presents new funding opportunities in research and innovation field for 2021–2027

10 July 2019
On 9 July, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted a Horizon 2020 European Innovation Council's Roadshow. During the event, new funding opportunities totalling €2.2 billion for the period 2021–2027 were presented. Armenian researchers and innovators can apply and use all the opportunities provided…
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EU-Ukraine Summit: EU steps up its support to the Sea of Azov region

09 July 2019
The EU has increased its support to help mitigate the impact of Russia's destabilising actions in the Sea of Azov region of Ukraine. During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit on 8 July, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, signed an agreement on new…
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EU-supported fashion forum held in Yerevan to boost Armenia's fashion industry

08 July 2019
On 25–29 June, Armenia hosted the “Fashion Forum Yerevan 2019”. The event gathered over 500 Armenian fashion industry representatives, including experts, designers, influencers, photographers and stylists. It was designed as a traditional event to boost Armenia's fashion industry. The event…
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The European Council adopts conclusions: Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world

08 July 2019
The EU Council adopted conclusions welcoming the publication of the first joint synthesis report of the EU and its member states on ''Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world'' as an important contribution to EU reporting at the High Level Political Forum in 2019. The Council…
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EU supports ecotourism in Armenia

08 July 2019
On 6 July, the EU Ambassador to Armenia, Piotr Świtalski, visited the Areni-1 cave complex in the Vayots Dzor province of the country. The EU is currently supporting the development of the cave complex as an ecotourism destination through a grant to a non-profit consortium with expertise in…
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“Your rights”: a new mobile application for internally displaced persons and sufferers of human trafficking and gender-based violence in Ukraine

05 July 2019
An updated version of the “Your Rights” mobile application was presented in Ukraine on 4 July. The application serves as a universal legal guide for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as well as people who have suffered from sexual and gender-based violence and human trafficking…

Eastern Neighbourhood: Opportunity for journalists working on migration issues

05 July 2019
Journalists from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova or Ukraine who are fluent in English and interested in migration topics are invited to participate in a training programme between September and November this year. The training programme will focus on legal, labour…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…