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10 years of Eastern Partnership: Vilnius to host EU and Eastern partner leaders forum

14 October 2019
On 24-25 October, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host a forum of local leaders from the EU and its Eastern partner countries. Titled ‘10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: Localising Sustainable Development Goals in the EU and the EaP’, the event will gather 120 mayors, councilors and…
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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…
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Azerbaijan: Newly-selected Young European Ambassadors meet EU representatives and discuss future plans

14 October 2019
On 13 October, 60 current and newly-selected Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Azerbaijan met for an induction day in the country’s capital, Baku. They were greeted by Head of the EU Delegation to the country, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas and bilateral ambassadors - Dr Wolfgang Manig of…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

11 October 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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‘EU Versus Disinformation’ website revamped with new features

11 October 2019
On 10 October, the EU announced that the EUvsDisinfo website, which guides users through the disinformation world, has been revamped with exciting new features being added. Disinformation’s main source has become more accessible and comprehensive. The user will be able to enjoy the online search…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
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Young European Ambassadors participate in EU Education Fair in Azerbaijan

10 October 2019
Between 10 and 12 October, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) will participate in the EU Education Fair. The event is the largest international education exhibition in the country, gathering leading domestic and foreign universities, educational centres, language courses and consulting companies…
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EU to assist Azerbaijan with maintaining legal statistics and criminal database

08 October 2019
Between 14 and 15 October, experts from Bulgaria and Italy will visit Azerbaijan to provide guidance to the country’s prosecutors involved in legal statistics. The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan has requested advice on the creation and improvement of new statistical…
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New EU rules make household appliances more energy efficient and sustainable

08 October 2019
In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and reduce energy bills for European consumers, the Commission adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions. Improving the eco-design of products contributes to…