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EU-Ukraine Association Council to take place next week

23 January 2020
On 28 January, the EU and Ukraine will meet for the next Association Council. The meeting will review the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the developments related to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. This will be the first Association Council chaired by…
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Georgia: Winners of 2019 EU Prize for Journalism announced

23 January 2020
On 22 January, the EU Delegation to Georgia held an award ceremony for the winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Journalism. The event took place in Tbilisi, Georgia, and presented awards in six categories covering print, broadcast, online, and photo journalism. “The EU has been awarding journalism in…
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Georgia: Winner of the 2019 Special Prize for Peace Journalism announced

23 January 2020
On 22 January, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia and the EU Delegation to Georgia held the award ceremony for the winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Journalism in Tbilisi. The ceremony included the handing of the Special Prize for Peace Journalism, which went to Mamuka Kuparadze and his…
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Moldova: EU launches new programme for sustainable socio-economic development of Cahul and region

18 January 2020
On 17 January, the EU announced it would invest €22.8 million to support the development of smart, inclusive and sustainable growth poles in the regions of Cahul and Ungheni in the Republic of Moldova, providing citizens with better quality of life and new opportunities. The financial support is…
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EU supports energy-efficient technologies for supermarket chain in Ukraine

16 January 2020
The European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supported the Ukrainian supermarket chain ‘Novus’ in becoming more environmentally friendly and energy efficient. The loan was part of the Finance and Technology Transfer Centre for Climate Change (FINTECC). The new LED…
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EU helps to improve food safety, animal health and welfare in Ukraine

15 January 2020
Under the EU–Ukraine Association Agreement, Ukrainian food manufacturers are required to introduce safety control procedures based on the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system. The system serves to identify dangerous products at the production stage and, therefore, avoid…
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Deadline extension: Fellowships for civil society activists from Eastern Neighbourhood

14 January 2020
The deadline for applying for the 2020 Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Programme has been extended until 20 January. The programme is aimed at young civil society activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, who have ideas about improving…
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‘House of Europe’ – new EU programme for professional and creative exchange in Ukraine

13 January 2020
The EU has launched a new programme for professional and creative exchange between Ukrainians and their peers in EU countries – ‘House of Europe’. For the next three years, the €12-million-budget programme will implement over 20 different grant programmes for professional and creative exchange…
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EU reviews results from its efforts to strengthen competition in Georgia

13 January 2020
On 10 January, the EU drew conclusions from the results of a three-year project aimed to strengthen the competition sphere in Georgia. During the project period, EU experts, including officials from the Lithuanian Competition Council, worked closely with the Competition Agency of Georgia (GCA)…
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EU shares outcomes of financial sector reform projects in Ukraine

19 December 2019
On 18 December, the EU summarised the results of its ‘Technical Assistance in the Ukrainian Financial Sector’s Priority Areas’ (EU-FINSTAR) project at a conference in Kyiv. It was stressed that the main goals of the EU-supported reforms are to bring Ukraine’s financial sector closer to Europe’s…