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EU and Energy Community help to increase knowledge on energy-related topics

22 January 2020
On 20 January, the Energy Community announced the call for applications for the fifth annual Energy Community Summer School. The summer school offers participants the opportunity to understand the science, policy and regulation of energy markets in transition, as well as the challenges behind…
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EU announces new scholarships for students to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

21 January 2020
A new call for scholarships is now open for students aged 16-17 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe and the European Union. Applications can be submitted until 14 March 2020. The scholarship programme is…
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EU4Youth: students in Belarus organise New Year’s fair as part of business initiative

17 January 2020
On 27 December 2019, students and teachers of the Jolča secondary school in the Brahin District of Belarus invited residents and visitors of Krasnaje village to their New Year's Fair, where Christmas ornaments hand made by students in an activity supported by EU4Youth were the main attraction. The…
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Belarus: EU4Youth organises career advice visit to major construction firm

16 January 2020
On 14 January, 18 young Belarusians visited leading construction enterprise as part of career guidance activities within the framework of the EU4Youth project for ‘Employability and Stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine’. The tour of the enterprise started at the museum, where the young…
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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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EU and Belarus sign agreements on visa facilitation and readmission

08 January 2020
On 8 January, the EU and Belarus signed a visa facilitation agreement and a readmission agreement. According to the EU, the agreements represent an important step in EU-Belarus relations and pave the way for improved mobility of citizens, contributing to closer links between the EU and its eastern…
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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…