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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

19 April 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: Opportunity for artists and cultural professionals from ‘Creative Europe’

17 April 2019
Between April and September 2019, three calls for applications will be announced to support international mobility of artists active in the performing or visual arts and residing in a participating country of the EU’s ‘Creative Europe’ programme. The call will be announced by Creative Europe’s “i…
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EU4Business meetings support development of small businesses in Moldova

17 April 2019
Two meetings have been held in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau in early April to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. On 2 April, the working group of the project on “Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the Republic of Moldova’s SME…
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Expert mission to assist National Bank of Moldova with review and evaluation

16 April 2019
On 22-26 April, an expert from Lithuania will meet with experts from the National Bank of Moldova to discuss the EU Framework for carrying out the assessment of market risk and interest rate risk from non-trading activities in the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). The National Bank…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: Registration for 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon is now open

15 April 2019
Civil society activists, web designers and technology professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will have the chance to participate in the 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon that will take place on 14-16 June in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.…
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EU to facilitate financing for small businesses in Africa and the European Neighbourhood

15 April 2019
The European Commission makes available €4.2 million under the External Investment Plan to help banks in Africa and the European Neighbourhood better assist underfinanced sectors. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed this support agreement last week in…
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Europe remains the world's biggest development donor – €74.4 billion in 2018

11 April 2019
The European Union and its Member States continued to be the world's leading provider of official development assistance in 2018 and stepped up their efforts directed at developing countries. This was confirmed by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) in their latest report on…
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EU4Energy: Key regional energy infrastructure projects discussed in Kyiv

10 April 2019
Representatives of the Eastern partner countries Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine met in Kyiv on 10 April to discuss the preliminary results of the assessment of energy infrastructure priority investment opportunities in the region. The meeting was organised by the…
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Results of the EU4Energy Programme for Eastern partner countries presented in Paris

10 April 2019
On 5 April 2019, high-level officials from the Energy ministries of the 11 partner countries of the Eastern Partnership and Central Asia, representatives of the European Commission, as well as representatives of the implementing partners of the EU4Energy, the International Energy Agency, the Energy…