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Georgian Shilda winery announced winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for EaP

18 June 2019
The European Union has announced the winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership at the Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 18 June. The winner of the first edition of the Award is the energy efficient Shilda winery from Georgia. Founded in 2014, the Shilda winery is located…
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EU-funded project to help save vulnerable rodents in Belarus

17 June 2019
A new EU-supported project recently presented in Belarus will focus on searching for rodents in 19 districts of the country. A new rescue team consisting of representatives from charitable organisations will work to identify accurate data on the numbers of certain rodent species as part of an…
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EU Business Climate Report assesses current conditions for doing business in Azerbaijan

17 June 2019
On 13 June, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku hosted the fifth EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum. This annual event attracted a high turnout of over 800 participants, including government representatives and business leaders, who engaged in panel discussions and business-to-business meetings. The one-day…
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New EU project to provide community-based support for Azerbaijani children and young people

17 June 2019
On 13 June, the EU presented a new project to protect the rights of the most vulnerable children and young people in Azerbaijan. With €3 million from the EU, the work of the project will support access to quality community and family-based integrated social services in health, nutrition, early…
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Young European Ambassadors to present future vision for Eastern Partnership at regional youth forum in Vilnius

17 June 2019
On 17–20 June, 30 Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries will participate in the 4th Eastern Partnership Youth Forum in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. The YEAs will be among 250 participants from 26 countries attending the event.  The planned…
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European Development Days 2019 to focus on fighting inequalities

17 June 2019
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,…
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Registration opens for 4th Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference

17 June 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, which will take place in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 25–26 September. The conference’s theme this year will be “Connecting with Culture”. Policy makers, research managers and experts on networking,…
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EU opposes two executions in Belarus, reiterates its position on capital punishment

17 June 2019
“The execution of Aliaksandr Zhylnikau has taken place in Belarus in June 2019; according to reports there is a high probability that Viachaslau Sukharka was also executed,” said the EU in a statement issued on 14 June. “The European Union expresses its sincere sympathy to the families and friends…
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Belarus: Results of EU Water Initiative showcased at youth festival in Minsk

17 June 2019
The European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) project shared EU experience and knowledge on the protection and efficient use of water resources during a youth festival in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on 9 June. The EUWI+ project held a stand featuring information…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 June 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…