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Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia: Who can study there, how to apply and what are the benefits for youth from the Eastern Neighbourhood?

17 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. The school will be built next to Tbilisi’s Lisi Lake, and is expected to open its doors to the first cohort of students from Eastern…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…
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EU launches European School in Georgia

16 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. This joint initiative will lead to the establishment of a school for Georgian students, as well as students from across the Eastern…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 September 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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Belarus: Ashmyany learns from Novahrudak’s experience of developing green energy

16 September 2019
Representatives of the local administration of the Belarusian town of Ashmyany have visited Novahrudak to learn from the city’s experience of developing green energy technologies for public use, as well as implementing energy efficiency measures in the public sector. They visited a hospital and a…
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New EU4Energy video display page features inspiring stories of energy champions

16 September 2019
The EU4Energy communications project has launched a new video display page featuring stories from EU-funded energy projects across the Eastern Partnership region – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The page hosts video clips and photo stories of energy champions from the…
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Survey shows majority of Europeans agree that the EU should ensure secure, clean, and affordable energy

13 September 2019
According to a new Eurobarometer survey published by the European Commission, 90% of Europeans agree that the EU’s energy policy priorities should be to ensure secure, clean and affordable energy for all Europeans – the main pillars of the EU’s energy union. In terms of EU energy policy, the…
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EU continues to lead the global fight against climate change

13 September 2019
On 11 September, the European Commission adopted a Communication reaffirming the EU's commitment to accelerated climate ambition, ahead of the Climate Action Summit being organised by the United Nations Secretary General in New York on 23 September. The Commission’s Vice-president for the Energy…
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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…