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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 February 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…
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Young European Ambassadors kick off Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary celebrations

14 February 2019
100 Young European Ambassadors from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are gathering this week in Brussels to celebrate the achievements of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) over the past decade. "Young people are…
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EU4Energy: Ukraine progresses with reducing environmental impacts of industrial installations

13 February 2019
On 12 February 2019, Energy Community Secretariat experts presented the findings of the EU4Energy technical assistance aimed at developing new technical standards of emissions for plants incinerating or co-incinerating waste. As set out by the EU Directive 2010/75, the draft secondary legislation…
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Political agreement reached to ensure that pipelines with third countries comply with EU gas rules

13 February 2019
New rules for improving the functioning of the EU gas market and strengthening solidarity between Member States have been provisionally agreed by the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission. Commissioner Arias Cañete welcomed the agreement: "This is a major step forward in the…
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Ukraine: Experts call for monetisation of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers

13 February 2019
Experts in Ukraine have called for monetization of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers as a way of combating energy poverty. This recommendation was issued during the round table “Ways of combating energy poverty in Ukraine”, which took place on 7 February. The event was organised by…
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Media accreditation is open for the 2019 European Games

13 February 2019
Media representatives from the EU and its Eastern Partner countries have until 28 February to apply for accreditation to be able to cover the second European Games, which will be hosted by Minsk, the capital of Belarus, between 21 and 30 June this year. The European Games is an international multi…
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Providing learning, Employ people: Trends in Countries Neighbouring the EU

13 February 2019
Vocational training is proven to be a fast-track from school to work, with higher employment rates among young adults who graduated from vocational training in nearly all countries. Nevertheless, not all countries offer the same opportunities. Even though there are local or regional differences,…
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Imagine Europe: Take part in a contest about what Europe will look like in 2050

12 February 2019
What is your vision of Europe in 2050? Present your idea in a short written and video-recorded pitch, and join the EU’s recently announced Imagine Europe contest. Imagine Europe is open to everyone (all ages and nationalities) and is being presented by a series of European Partners. The…
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I'd love to study abroad! How can the EU help me?

12 February 2019
You'd love to study abroad, but you're afraid of the cost, the question of language, the complicated and demanding application process… Don't be afraid: EU exchange opportunities are for everyone, for free, and the process is simpler than you think. To help you find out what is available and how…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: Opportunity for researchers, scientists and entrepreneurs interested in participating in the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme

11 February 2019
Researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs and policy-makers from five Eastern Neighbourhood countries (Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are invited to apply for the last round of the call for ‘Grants for networking’ in Brokerage Events or Preparatory Meetings. This…