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EU promotes sport activities for children with disabilities in Armenia

23 April 2019
The EU is strongly committed to promoting inclusive winter and summer sports that are accessible to all Armenians. In March, EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski inaugurated the EU-funded “Pilot initiative to promote inclusive approaches to engaging children with disabilities in society”. The event…
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Armenia: Free platform for families of hard-of-hearing children

17 April 2019
In March, the “Havat” non-governmental organisation for hard-of-hearing children’s mothers presented the EU-funded “Online school for parents” project. The project will run until 1 June 2019 and will help create a free platform for parents, with comprehensive information on different topics,…
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

Sustainable development: The Council of the European Union adopts conclusions

10 April 2019
The Council adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its…
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EU Water Initiative gathers experts and policymakers from Eastern Neighbourhood to discuss water and health in the region

08 April 2019
On 2 April, representatives from ministries of environment and health, academia and non-governmental organisations from the six Eastern Neighbourhood countries gathered in Geneva, Switzerland. They discussed the joint implementation of the UN Protocol on Water and Health, relevant EU directives and…
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The EU releases a Global Report on Food Crises

03 April 2019
The EU has released a global report on food crises showing that acute hunger is still affecting over 100 million people worldwide. Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, said: “Food insecurity remains a global challenge. That's why, from 2014 to 2020, the EU will…
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
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EU promotes accessible winter sports for children with disabilities in Armenia

19 February 2019
On 18 February, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, joined a group of children with disabilities to ski at the country’s Tsakhadzor ski resort. 10 children from the Shirak marz arrived in Tsakhadzor yesterday for a two-day skiing getaway, during which they were…
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Belarusian students and activists to gather at cycling conference in Minsk

19 February 2019
On 23 February, cycling activists and students from across Belarus will gather in the country’s capital of Minsk for the Second Student Cycling Conference. The event’s agenda provides for a discussion on the challenges faced by student cyclists, the state of the cycling infrastructure in…
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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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EU-Eastern Partnership International Cooperation Barometer in Science, Technology and Innovation

07 February 2019
Researchers, scientists and entrepreneurs from Eastern Neighbourhood countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are invited to take part in a regional survey under the title EU-Eastern Partnership International Cooperation Barometer in Science, Technology…