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Georgia: Young European Ambassadors to co-organise cultural events in Batumi

23 August 2019
On 24–25 August, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Georgia will join efforts with Contemporary Art Space in the Georgian city of Batumi, which will host conceptual exhibition entitled ‘Freedom, Peace, Equality’. Young artists will present their work such as photos, paintings, illustrations,…
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Georgian project to preserve Mutso village settlement is among this year’s Europa Nostra Awards on cultural heritage

22 August 2019
In May, Europe’s most prestigious award in cultural heritage – Europa Nostra Awards -announced this year’s winners. Among them were artists and projects from Armenia and Georgia. The Georgian ‘Fortified Settlement of Mutso’ project is among the winners. It aimed to rehabilitate the settlement…
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Mogherini on borderisation activities in the area of Gugutiantkari village in Georgia: Activities must stop immediately

22 August 2019
On 21 August, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini spoke to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, David Zalkaliani. They discussed the ‘borderisation’ activities in the vicinity of Gugutiantkari village. The erection of fences hinder the freedom of movement of the local population,…

Declaration by the HR Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union, on the occasion of the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief

22 August 2019
On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or…
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Supporting Excellence in National Research and Education: conference in Moldova

21 August 2019
On 3 October, the Republic of Moldova will host a conference on research and education. Entitled ‘RENAM E-infrastructure – Supporting Excellence in National Research and Education’. The event is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Research and Educational Networking Association of Moldova (…
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EU reacts to borderisation activities in the area of Gugutiantkari village, in Georgia

21 August 2019
“The erection of fences by de-facto authorities of South Ossetia backed by Russian border guards in the vicinity of Gugutiantkari village hinders freedom of movement and will deprive people from the local area from accessing orchards and water resources,” said the EU Delegation in a statement on 21…

Moldova: EU expert mission on liberalisation of tariffs for mandatory motor third party liability insurance

20 August 2019
On 2-5 September, experts from Romania will visit the Republic of Moldova to assist the country with the liberalisation of tariffs for mandatory motor third party liability insurance (MTPL). Organised in co-operation with Moldova’s National Commission for Financial Markets, the mission should help…
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EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood: The first edition of the on-site workshops has begun

20 August 2019
It’s time to open the first edition of the EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood on-site workshops at the College of Europe in Natolin. A warm welcome to more than 40 participants from the European Union (EU) and the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and a big thank you to Mr…
EU on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

19 August 2019
This is a key year for International Humanitarian Law, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. As the risk humanitarian workers face continues to increase, the European Union pays tribute to the commitment of those who risk their lives to deliver humanitarian aid worldwide.…
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Moldovan and Belarusian municipalities cooperate on business support infrastructure development, and implementation of local economic initiatives

14 August 2019
At the end of July, representatives of Gagauzia region of Moldova conducted a study visit aimed at exploring best practices on business support services provision in Belarus. Representatives visited three out of six regions of the country – Homieĺ, Slaŭharad, and Polack. The visit aimed at…