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EU4Business: First bank in Ukraine joins Women in Business initiative

24 April 2019
Women entrepreneurs in western Ukraine will benefit from the first bank in the country to join the Women in Business (WiB) initiative. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a financial package of up to €5.3 million to the bank for on-lending to women-led…
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Head of European Parliament delegation on presidential elections in Ukraine: “a victory of the Ukrainian people”

23 April 2019
Following presidential elections in Ukraine, the European Parliament delegation head to the International Election Observation Mission (IEOM), Rebecca Harms, made a statement on 22 April. “First of all we would like to congratulate the citizens of Ukraine for their deep commitment to democracy,…
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President Tusk and President Juncker to Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine

23 April 2019
“On behalf of the European Union, we would like to congratulate you on your election as President of Ukraine,” said President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in a joint statement on 22 April. “Allow us to express our appreciation…
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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

23 April 2019
As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human…
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Road map for development of Ukrainian berry sector: public discussion with stakeholders

23 April 2019
Last week, Ukrainian berry producers discussed the country’s road map for its berry sector. A round table discussion on the topic was organised as part of the EU4Business “Ready to Trade” project, in partnership with the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. The event was attended by…
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EU4Business: Ukrainian entrepreneurs learn about new sources of financing

23 April 2019
On 16 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the Third Financial Fair for representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Hundreds of participants from SMEs, as well as representatives of the financial sector and international donors attended the event. At the fair, partner…
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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…
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EU supports ethical business in Ukraine

19 April 2019
On 18 April, the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv hosted the annual meeting of the Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC). Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Ambassador Hugues Mingarelli, attended the meeting to communicate that the EU supports this initiative, which was established to…
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EU assists Ukraine with drafting its next Integrated Border Management strategy

18 April 2019
European experts in Integrated Border Management (IBM) were in Kyiv, Ukraine this week for the first-ever joint event organised by the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex). The event is dedicated to supporting the Ukrainian institutions…
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EU on the extended illegal detention of Ukrainian servicemen by Russia

18 April 2019
“The Lefortovo Moscow City Court has again extended the detention of 24 Ukrainian servicemen, this time until 24 and 26 July respectively,” the EU Spokesperson said in a statement issued on 17 April. “Their detention was initially ordered by the court of Simferopol in the illegally-annexed Crimean…