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Deadline extension: Fellowships for civil society activists from Eastern Neighbourhood

14 January 2020
The deadline for applying for the 2020 Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Programme has been extended until 20 January. The programme is aimed at young civil society activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, who have ideas about improving…
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Music and technology connect traditions in Baku–Tallinn ‘Low Latency’ concert

14 January 2020
A world premiere of new compositions for traditional instruments was at the heart of ‘Connecting Traditions’ – a ‘distributed’ concert featuring high-level speakers and performers located in Baku, Azerbaijan, and Tallinn, Estonia. The concert was organised on 20 December 2019 in connection with…
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EU expert mission to Azerbaijan on coordinating tax and customs authorities

14 January 2020
On 27–31 January, tax and revenue experts from Greece will visit Azerbaijan to help the Ministry of Taxes to improve its supervision of import–export operations. The aim of the mission is to discuss the EU’s practices on effective coordination and cooperation between tax and customs authorities,…
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Azerbaijan takes over rotating chair of Energy Charter Conference

09 January 2020
On 1 January, Azerbaijan assumed the Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference for 2020 with Parviz Shahbazov, the country's Minister of Energy taking over as Chair. Rotating on an annual basis, the Conference is the highest decision-making body of the Energy Charter process.  Priorities…
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Statement by President von der Leyen after the special College meeting on 8 January 2020

08 January 2020
President von der Leyer issued the following statement on 8 January 2020 after the special College meeting: This morning the College met to discuss the situation stemming from the tensions in Iraq, Iran, the wider Middle East as well as Libya. And while we are standing here, we are still following…
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EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to boost export opportunities in Eastern Neighbourhood countries

07 January 2020
The EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said they will be stepping up their support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine with new financing. The EBRD will provide over €250 million in…
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EU4Energy: Green for Growth Fund marks 10 year anniversary

06 January 2020
The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) is celebrating ten years of working to advance climate finance in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, and North Africa. The Fund was one of the first specialised vehicles to invest in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in these regions and…
EU4Monitoring Drugs: Bursaries for students from European Neighbourhood Policy countries for the 2020 European Drugs Summer School

EU4Monitoring Drugs: Bursaries for students from European Neighbourhood Policy countries for the 2020 European Drugs Summer School

06 January 2020
Professionals, academics or experts from European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries will have an opportunity to participate in the European Drugs Summer School (EDSS) in 2020, thanks to five bursaries being offered through the EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD) project. The deadline for applications is…
EU4Monitoring Drugs bursaries offered for the 2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum in Florida

EU4Monitoring Drugs bursaries offered for the 2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum in Florida

31 December 2019
Professionals, academics and experts from European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries will have the opportunity to participate in the 2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum, thanks to five bursaries being offered through the EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD) project. The deadline for…
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Azerbaijan: EU helps Azerbaijani furniture maker upgrade facilities

23 December 2019
A new article published on the website of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) talks about the leading furniture producer and retailer in Azerbaijan that will increase its competitiveness and cut its carbon footprint thanks to a loan it received under the Small Business…