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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 November 2018
'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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Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018: Sign up now for major event in Vienna

15 November 2018
Companies from the EU’s Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) have until 30 November to register for the Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018, which will take place in Vienna on 6 December. Organised by the Austrian Presidency of…
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EU shares experience on cargo and mail screening with Eastern Neighbourhood countries

15 November 2018
On 7-8 November, the screening requirements for cargo and mail shipments were discussed at a workshop in Luxembourg. The workshop was attended by representatives of relevant state institutions from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Organised…
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EU expands support to small business development in Belarus

14 November 2018
On 14 November, the EU, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus signed a new project that will support the development of entrepreneurship in the regions of Belarus. This €8 million project is one of the largest ever initiatives of this…
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Belarus: New cycle path opened in Kobryn with EU support

13 November 2018
On 8 November, a new eight-kilometre cycle path was opened in the Belarusian city of Kobryn to link up the city’s sightseeing attractions. The creation of the new route was made possible thanks to the city’s participation in the ‘Covenant of Mayors on Сlimate and Energy’ initiative, as well as…
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Belarus: EU-funded project helps establish first inclusive ‘ecotrail’ in Valožyn

12 November 2018
On 1 November, the Belarusian city of Valožyn hosted the final activity within the EU-funded project ‘Valožyn without barriers’. A promotional tour entitled ‘Valožyn for all’ offered an opportunity for journalists, tourism companies, owners of farms and civil society representatives to visit farms…
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Eastern Partnership Youth Conference 2018: “Youth for Entrepreneurship”

09 November 2018
On 8-9 November, the Austrian capital of Vienna hosted the “Youth for Entrepreneurship” conference. Organised by the EU’s Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, the event gathered over 100 young entrepreneurs from the Eastern Partner (EaP) countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the…
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Belarus: EU Heads of Mission visit Kurapaty

07 November 2018
On 6 November, heads of diplomatic missions of EU Member States and their counterparts from other embassies present in Belarus visited Kurapaty, a wooded area on the outskirts of the country’s capital of Minsk where a vast number of people were executed between 1937 and 1941. According to the EU…
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EU4Energy to support Eastern Partner countries to improve energy infrastructure planning

31 October 2018
The Energy Community Secretariat under the EU4Energy Governance Project organised a two-day workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 30-31 October. The aim is to help the six Eastern Partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – to improve their energy…
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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

31 October 2018
On this day, which has been proclaimed as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, by virtue of the UN General Assembly Resolution 68/163, we pay tribute to all those journalists around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks in the exercise of their…