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A high-level European Union delegation will be at the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week

20 September 2019
A high-level European Union delegation will be in New York for the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week. The EU representatives will host and participate in a large number of events and meetings with world leaders. The EU continues to be a leader in global cooperation: joining forces with…
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#EUBeachCleanUp: EU organises record number of cleaning actions worldwide

20 September 2019
On beaches across Europe and the world, EU staff are joining hands with local communities to clean up marine litter as part of the #EUBeachCleanUp campaign. Launched on 19 August, this year's campaign will run through October, culminating on Saturday 21 September, the International Coastal CleanUp…
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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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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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Europe Day celebrations reach out to different regions of Georgia

18 September 2019
On 21 September, the Georgian town of Akhalkalaki, in the southern region of Samtskhe–Javakheti, will host a Europe Day organised by the EU Delegation to the country. The day will consist of entertainment and educational activities, which will start at 13:00 in the Central Square of the town.…
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Georgian farmers learn about best practices in conservation agriculture and integrated pest management

18 September 2019
On 10 September, a Farmer Field Day was organised with the EU’s support in the town of Lagodekhi, Georgia. The benefits of conservation agriculture in maize production were explained to local farmers. The participants also observed how the minimum tillage of soil reduces the risks and impact of…
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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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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…