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Azerbaijan: Moving closer to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

22 February 2019
On 21 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts gathered in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku. They met to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (…
UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

22 February 2019
Member States have endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's proposal to modernise the EU's common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological…
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EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger visits Baku

20 February 2019
On 20 February, the EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger, in charge of Budget and Human Resources, paid a one-day visit to Baku, Azerbaijan to attend the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council. In the framework of the visit, Commissioner Oettinger signed the Joint…
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Winner of #EU4Energy Energy Markets contest receives electric scooter

20 February 2019
The EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, Peter Michalko, has awarded the main prize to the winner of the #EU4Energy Energy Markets contest, Veronika Sili. Thanks to her victory, Veronika became the proud owner of an electric scooter. The #EU4Energy contest on Energy Markets was organised…
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Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership

19 February 2019
Students from the Eastern Partnership region have until 5 April to submit essays on the future of the Eastern Partnership as part of a competition announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of…
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EU assists Azerbaijan with carrying out efficient customs control of travellers

18 February 2019
On 25-26 February, experts from Estonia, Italy and Lithuania will visit Azerbaijan to provide guidance and support to the Customs Service of Azerbaijan in order to facilitate and simplify border control and clearance of passengers and their baggage. The workshop is being organised by the European…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 February 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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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

13 February 2019
100 Young European Ambassadors from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are gathering this week in Brussels to celebrate the achievements of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) over the past decade. "Young people are…
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Media accreditation is open for the 2019 European Games

13 February 2019
Media representatives from the EU and its Eastern Partner countries have until 28 February to apply for accreditation to be able to cover the second European Games, which will be hosted by Minsk, the capital of Belarus, between 21 and 30 June this year. The European Games is an international multi…
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Providing learning, Employ people: Trends in Countries Neighbouring the EU

13 February 2019
Vocational training is proven to be a fast-track from school to work, with higher employment rates among young adults who graduated from vocational training in nearly all countries. Nevertheless, not all countries offer the same opportunities. Even though there are local or regional differences,…