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Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019

18 January 2019
The Eastern Partnership celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year (download logo package here). Over the past decade, the collective efforts of the European Union, its Member States and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine have brought considerable benefits to…
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Competition in Belarus: “Do you bike to work?”

18 January 2019
From 28 January until 10 February, a photo competition will be held in Belarus in support of the international Winter Bike to Work initiative. Anyone interested in participating can take a selfie on their way to their place of work or study and post the photo on social media with the hashtags #…
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Young European Ambassadors: 46 Belarusians chosen to represent their country

18 January 2019
Following a selection process for the third round of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) initiative, 46 young Belarusians have been chosen as to represent their country as YEAs in 2018-2019. On 16 January, they held an official meeting in Minsk with Berend de Groot, Head of the Cooperation…
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Belarus: Kindergarten in Ašmiany to save up to 81% on energy thanks to EU support

17 January 2019
The kindergarten in Ašmiany, Belarus, will be thermally insulated and retrofitted as part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. An energy audit helped to identify measures to increase the energy efficiency of the building. As a result, the windows will be…
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Eastern Partnership: Indicative action plan for investment in Trans-European Transport Network published

16 January 2019
In a bid to boost connectivity and economic growth in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, the European Commission and the World Bank have co-authored an “Indicative trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Investment Action Plan” that identifies priority projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan,…
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International Renewable Energy Agency elects new Director-General

16 January 2019
The European Commission has welcomed the decision by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to elect the European candidate, Francesco La Camera from Italy, as its new Director-General. The election took place in the context of the 9th session of IRENA’s annual assembly in Abu Dhabi, at…
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New study focuses on concession agreements for energy projects in the Eastern Partner countries

16 January 2019
The “High Quality Studies for the Eastern Partnership” (HiQSTEP) project has published a new study entitled “Analysis of Licencing and Fiscal Frameworks for Concession Agreements”. The report presents a standardised procedure for the procurement and award of concession agreements for energy…
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Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the United Nations Peacekeeping Dinner

16 January 2019
Here is the Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the United Nations Peacekeeping Dinner. (...) The European Union is and will continue to be the most reliable and the most dedicated partner and supporter of the UN system. I want to start with this very simple, very…
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Opportunity for media professionals in Eastern Neighbourhood: International conference in Georgia on “Migration in the Media”

16 January 2019
At the end of March, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host an international conference on “Migration in the Media – Perceptions, Opportunities and Challenges”. The event, aimed at bringing together Georgian and foreign journalists and media professionals, policymakers, scholars and…
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EU announces new scholarships for students to attend the Eastern Partnership European School

15 January 2019
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 1 March. The scholarship programme is funded by…