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Ukrainian officials visit Georgian Vocational and Educational Training centres as part of EU4Youth project

18 October 2019
A delegation of Ukrainian officials has visited vocational training colleges in Georgia as part of an EU4Youth activity to share information and best practices on successful vocational and education training (VET) programmes in Georgia. The 12 Ukrainian officials visited two VET Colleges in…
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EU4Youth presents findings on youth employment and labour market to Georgian and Ukrainian officials

18 October 2019
With the aim of contributing to the debate around Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Georgia and Ukraine, the Danish Refugee Centre has presented its research fidnings on the Good practices of youth employment, labour market, and entrepreneuship based on the experiences of Estonia, Poland…
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Armenia: Young European Ambassadors to discuss opportunities for youth with EU official visiting the country

17 October 2019
On 21 October, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Armenia will meet with the European Commission’s Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Themis Christophidou, who will be visiting the country. During the meeting the YEAs will discuss the opportunities to study within…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
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Teachers from Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova to gather for a forum to discuss modern and safe agricultural technologies

16 October 2019
Between 4 and 6 November, Belarus will host an EU4Youth forum on ‘School Garden as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies’. Participants from Belarus, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova will gather to discuss the challenges faced in rural areas of the three countries.…
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European Agenda on Migration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating

16 October 2019
Ahead of the October European Council, the Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current…
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Armenia: Key digital issues were in focus at World Congress in Information Technology in Yerevan

16 October 2019
On 7-9 October, the Armenian capital Yerevan hosted the World Congress in Information Technology (WCIT). The event features over 60 speakers and 2000 guests. One of the panel discussions was dedicated to healthcare and cybersecurity where recent developments related to the EU’s EU4Digital two…
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Belarus: socially vulnerable youth learn life skills for employability

15 October 2019
On 9-11 October, a training course on life skills and employment was held in Zhdanovichi near Minsk as part of the EU4Youth programme. It was attended by socially vulnerable young people from remote regions of Belarus aged 18 to 31 years. The training was conducted by experienced trainers Olga…
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EU joins activities in Armenia to celebrate International Day of Girl Child

14 October 2019
On 11 October, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Ambassador, Andrea Wiktorin, and the country’s Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Zhanna Andreasyan, opened an open-air quiz event in front of the Small Theatre to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. Ambassador Wiktorin…
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Ukraine hosts regional seminar on tourism development in Eastern Neighbourhood

14 October 2019
On 9 October, the west Ukrainian city, Lviv, hosted a regional networking event on tourism development. Supported by the EU’s ‘Mayors for Economic Growth’ (M4EG) project, the event was attended by 34 representatives of M4EG signatories from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…