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EU and Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation meet for high-level conference in Brussels

26 June 2019
On 18 June, cooperation between the Black Sea region and the EU was in focus at a conference in Brussels. The event was attended by more than 120 participants and was the first-ever attempt to bring together the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of countries of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic…
Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood

An EU-funded journalism training programme for the EU and Neighbourhood countries has been launched

26 June 2019
The College of Europe Natolin (Warsaw) Campus is proud to announce that a new, free-of-charge training programme (e-learning classes and in-person courses) that looks at fact-based journalism and European information policy has been launched. It has been developed under the new EU-funded initiative…
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Georgia: EU-supported youth camp in Kachreti draws attention to agricultural techniques

25 June 2019
On 24 June, a youth camp for young farmers opened in the Georgian village of Kachreti, Kakheti region. The camp aims to increase knowledge in the agricultural field through theory and practice and emphasise the importance of vocational education as a career choice for youth. Over three days, the…
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EU in Svaneti: EU launches two new local development projects in Mestia, Georgia

25 June 2019
The EU has launched two large development projects under the motto “EU in Svaneti”. The projects are designed and supported by the European Union, the Embassy of Sweden and the Austrian Development Cooperation. The first project, entitled “GRETA”, will support Georgian small and medium-sized…
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EU Council outlines new priorities for the future of energy systems in the Energy Union

25 June 2019
The EU Council today adopted a set of conclusions on the future of energy systems in the Energy Union. They identify priorities for ensuring the energy transition towards an affordable, safe, competitive, secure and sustainable energy system. “The conclusions we have agreed today provide a vision…
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2019

25 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the European Union reiterates its strongest opposition to any kind of acts of torture worldwide. Torture is a crime that can target anyone through different forms and in different settings, and all victims of torture,…
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EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics in Tbilisi to discuss promotion of education and culture in Eastern Partnership

25 June 2019
On 24–25 June, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, is in Tbilisi for the Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Values through Education and Culture. Over 200 participants have gathered for the event to consider how cooperation in the fields of…
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Vote and select the winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition

25 June 2019
The public vote is now open for the #EU4Energy photo competition organised within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. More than 130 people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine submitted photos showing the future of energy where they live! The jury selected a…
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EU welcomes Georgia’s decision to initiate constitutional changes, calls for transparency and peaceful solutions

25 June 2019
On 24 June, EU Member States’ Ambassadors to Georgia met to discuss the current situation in the country. “Events of recent days have shown the need for dialogue, consultation and compromise in addressing the challenges Georgian society is facing,” said the EU Ambassador to Georgia, Carl Hartzell…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: New opportunities for networking with researchers in the EU

24 June 2019
In June, 40 new actions under the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) initiative were approved by the EU. This provides new opportunities for networking between researchers in the EU and its Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…