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Journalists from EU and Eastern Neighbourhood visit EU-supported projects in rural Georgia

19 September 2019
On 17 September, journalists from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) visited EU-supported rural development projects in the Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia. The guests met with members of the Tetritskaro…
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EU supporting Bike to Work event in Minsk, Belarus

19 September 2019
On 20 September, the latest Bike to Work event will be held in Belarusian capital of Minsk. The event has been organised as part of the European Mobility Week. The Minsk Cycling Community volunteers will hand out fruit and information leaflets to those opting to travel by bike – an eco-friendly…
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EU-supported air quality project in Azerbaijan presents its results

19 September 2019
Between 2016 and 2019, the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) led an EU project in Azerbaijan that modernised air quality monitoring systems, offered support in acquiring new monitoring stations and provided training to workers. The project developed a detailed plan to modernise Azerbaijan's…
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High-level policy talk on coal regions takes place in Warsaw

19 September 2019
A high-level policy talk on the subject of “Coal Regions in Transition and the Energy Community” took place on 13 September in Natolin, Warsaw. The event was co-organised by the European Commission, World Bank, Energy Community Secretariat (with the support of the EU4Energy Governance project)…
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Energy Community Secretariat workshop highlights lack of regional cooperation on cybersecurity

19 September 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat hosted a workshop on cybersecurity in the energy sector in Vienna on 17 September 2019. The workshop, which brought together more than 40 participants from ministries, regulatory bodies and operators of critical electricity and gas infrastructures across the Energy…
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Energy Charter reviews energy efficiency in Azerbaijan

19 September 2019
An Energy Charter group of experts conducted an in-depth energy efficiency review of Azerbaijan on 16–18 June 2019. The fact-finding mission provided an opportunity to discuss issues and challenges with stakeholders of the country’s energy sector and will provide the basis for the recommendations…
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EU helps Belarus improve its air quality

18 September 2019
The EU has been assisting Belarus with the efficient monitoring of its air emissions and radiation, supporting the improvement of the country’s environmental management in the process. An EU-funded project implemented in cooperation with the Belarusian Ministry of Natural Resources and…
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Lithuania shares experience on e-ecosystem for small and medium-sized businesses with Azerbaijan

18 September 2019
On 17–19 September, representatives of the Small and Medium Business Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan are visiting Lithuania. They will meet with their Lithuanian counterparts and representatives of local authorities to discuss how the digital ecosystem structure and architecture…
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Azerbaijan: EU-supported contemporary art festival kicks off in Baku

17 September 2019
Between 17 and 27 September, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the international festival of contemporary art “MAIDEN TOWER. To Be a Woman”. Supported by the EU, the event’s theme is linked to the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Azerbaijani women and emphasises the role of women in…
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Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia: Who can study there, how to apply and what are the benefits for youth from the Eastern Neighbourhood?

17 September 2019
On 16 September, the EU, together with the Government of Georgia, launched the European School in Georgia – the first European School outside EU borders. The school will be built next to Tbilisi’s Lisi Lake, and is expected to open its doors to the first cohort of students from Eastern…