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Brussels to host Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Day 2019

06 June 2019
On 4 July, the EU will organise an event in Brussels for companies, university researchers and scientists on finding collaboration partners for the 2020 calls within the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. This international brokerage event is connected to the Open Info Day of the European Commission…
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Georgia and Moldova to join multi-country workshop on animal welfare during sea transportation

04 June 2019
On 11 June, Chief Veterinary Officers and experts from the Republic of Moldova and Georgia will join their counterparts from some of the EU’s other Neighbourhood countries at a seminar in Bucharest, Romania, to discuss animal welfare during transportation by sea. This multi-country workshop aims…
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Ukraine: Six medical facilities open in Kharkiv after renovation through EU-supported Early Recovery Programme

22 May 2019
On 22 May, six medical facilities in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv opened following a large-scale renovation and modernisation programme. This became possible thanks to long-term low-interest loans from the European Investment Bank (EIB). As announced at an official ceremony in Kharkiv, the EIB…
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Ukraine: EU workshop on development of national blood services

21 May 2019
On 22–24 May, experts from several EU countries will visit Ukraine to discuss the development of the country’s national blood services system. They will join Ukrainian experts and policy makers on healthcare issues. The workshop is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates 10-year anniversary at high-level conference in Brussels

14 May 2019
On 14 May, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker hosted a high-level conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. The conference brought together Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries, foreign ministers of the EU Member…
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Eastern Partnership foreign ministers gather in Brussels to mark 10th anniversary of the initiative

14 May 2019
On 13 May, foreign ministers and representatives of Member States of the European Union, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the foreign ministers of the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Brussels to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Eastern…
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New EU digest showcases results of EU assistance in Ukraine

09 May 2019
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has presented the latest version of its digest depicting the most interesting stories resulting from the EU’s assistance to the country. The May digest showcases how the EU funded an inclusive dance studio for children in Kharkiv, provided grants to Ukrainian…
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Expert mission to help Georgia bring its organ transplantation legislation in line with EU laws

08 May 2019
On 13-17 May, the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) will organise the third activity in a series supporting the Georgian health sector. Its aim is to assist the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labour,…
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Young European Ambassadors in Georgia join world run to help find cure for spinal cord injuries

06 May 2019
On 5 May, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) in Georgia took part in the Wings for Life World Run, organised in the country’s Kakheti, at the same time as similar races across the world. The Wings for Life World Run is a charity event held on the first weekend of May since 2014 to collect funds…
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EU-supported report notes regression in citizens’ access to quality drinking water and sanitation in Ukraine

02 May 2019
The European Union Water Initiative Plus (EUWI+) project has helped Ukraine develop a National Summary Report on the progress of implementing the Protocol on Water and Health. The report noted a regression in the access of citizens to improved sources of drinking water and sanitation conditions in…