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Belarus: Minsk to host cycling conference in August

26 July 2019
On 23–24 August, the Belarusian capital of Minsk will host a cycling conference. Entitled “PraRovar. Tourism”, the event will focus on cycling tourism, including the development of cycling routes, travel arrangements and economic factors. Beginner cycle tourists will have an opportunity to learn…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs: new EU-funded project launched to respond to drug-related security and health threats

23 July 2019
In 2019, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) launched a new technical cooperation project called EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD). The three-year project, funded by the European Union, will involve countries in the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) area, supporting…
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Moldova: Family Physician Centre built in Hagimus with the EU’s support

18 July 2019
A Family Physician Centre, open in Hagimus, a village in Căușeni District of Moldova, now serves locals and other inhabitants of the south suburban area of the city of Bender. The EU has allocated €123,550 to this project in the framework of its “Confidence Building Measures” programme,…
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Leading Ukrainian pharmaceutical manufacturer Farmak to become energy efficient

11 July 2019
Ukraine’s market leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing, PJSC Farmak, will take a big step forward in its research and development, as well as energy efficiency. Energy efficiency improvements include the introduction of an integrated automation and energy management system. The five-year loan of…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern partner countries

03 July 2019
More than half (52%) of all citizens in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 7 percentage points on the 2016 figure. Two-thirds (67%) believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good. 54% of Eastern Neighbourhood citizens are aware of…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

28 June 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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The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…
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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…