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EU4Business project launches competition for business ideas to support local development in Belarus

23 May 2019
Individuals and legal entities from Belarus are invited to present their business ideas to be implemented in several parts of Belarus that are pilot areas of the EU-funded ‘Support for local economic development in the Republic of Belarus’ project. The purpose of the competition is to define…
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10 years of the Eastern Partnership: EU report takes stock of achievements and draws recommendations for civil society

23 May 2019
A new report on “Advancing Eastern Partnership: 23 Civil Society Ideas for the Policy beyond 2020” has been published by the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF). The report is the result of six focus groups coordinated by the EaP CSF, which brought together experts and members from…
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EU to assist Eastern partner countries with digitalisation of energy sector

22 May 2019
Digitalisation of the energy sector was in focus at an Eastern Partnership workshop in Minsk, Belarus, on 21 May. The workshop was organised by the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB), the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) and the European Commission. This event was the 8th annual…
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EU Council adopts "Clean energy for all Europeans" package

22 May 2019
The EU has completed the overhaul of its energy policy framework, which provides the regulatory preconditions for the transition to clean energy and sets the EU on the path towards achieving its Paris Agreement commitments. The Council today adopted the four remaining files of the "Clean energy for…
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EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World: Eastern Neighbourhood country reports for 2018

22 May 2019
On 21 May, the EU presented its Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2018. Its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) have been covered by the report. As regards Armenia, the report says that peaceful mass…
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Register now: 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference

21 May 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, which will be organised in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 25–26 September. This year’s theme of the conference is “Connecting with Culture”. The event is aimed at policy makers, research managers and…
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Cyber-attacks: EU Council is now able to impose sanctions

20 May 2019
On 17 May, the EU Council established a framework which allows the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures to deter and respond to cyber-attacks which constitute an external threat to the EU or its Member States. Such threats may include cyber-attacks against third states or international…
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EU vs Disinformation: Five things you can do to protect yourself

20 May 2019
The “EU vs Disinformation” campaign has shared a video with recommendations on how citizens can identify and protect themselves from disinformation. “Do you trust the publication? Are you debating online with a real person? Did you set your privacy settings?” asks the campaign. The video starts…
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EU Statement for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 May 2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

17 May 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…