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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…

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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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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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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Belarus: EU supports creation of cycle path and wide-scale urban greening efforts in Čavusy

24 April 2019
On 19 April, a bike path linking a new residential district with the town centre was officially opened in Čavusy, eastern Belarus.The event was part of a local initiative of the Čavusy District Executive Committee and implemented with support from the EU. The local initiative included various…
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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…