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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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Georgian designers and furniture producers strengthen international ties with support from EU4Business

18 January 2019
A group of Georgian interior designers and furniture producers are visiting the German city of Cologne this week to showcase their products at the design fair taking place during Passagen Interior Design Week, Germany’s largest annual design event. The visit agenda also includes trips to leading…
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EU4Energy: New methodology for natural gas transmission tariffs presented in Georgia

17 January 2019
On 16 January, the EU4Energy Governance Project presented the first draft of the gas transmission tariff methodology and calculation tool during a stakeholder meeting in Georgia. The new methodology will enable Georgian Gas Transmission Company to calculate the applicable tariffs and implement the…
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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…
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Croatia to share experience of organ transplantation programmes and legislation with Georgia

15 January 2019
On 22-25 January, experts from Georgia will visit Croatia to meet with different Croatian public health authorities and discuss the country’s experience, best practices, existing organ transplantation programmes and institutional set-up. Under its Association Agreement with the EU, Georgia has the…