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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
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10 years of Eastern Partnership: Vilnius to host EU and Eastern partner leaders forum

14 October 2019
On 24-25 October, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host a forum of local leaders from the EU and its Eastern partner countries. Titled ‘10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: Localising Sustainable Development Goals in the EU and the EaP’, the event will gather 120 mayors, councilors and…
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Ukraine hosts regional seminar on tourism development in Eastern Neighbourhood

14 October 2019
On 9 October, the west Ukrainian city, Lviv, hosted a regional networking event on tourism development. Supported by the EU’s ‘Mayors for Economic Growth’ (M4EG) project, the event was attended by 34 representatives of M4EG signatories from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

11 October 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 Versus Disinformation’ website revamped with new features

11 October 2019
On 10 October, the EU announced that the EUvsDisinfo website, which guides users through the disinformation world, has been revamped with exciting new features being added. Disinformation’s main source has become more accessible and comprehensive. The user will be able to enjoy the online search…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
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Music and technology across the borders: Armenia hosted Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference

07 October 2019
Between 25 and 26 September, the Armenian capital of Yerevan hosted the 4th Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference – EaPEC 2019. Organised by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project and themed ‘Connecting with Culture,’ the event started with a ‘distributed’…
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Italy to share air quality monitoring experience with Georgia

03 October 2019
Between 7 and 10 October, representatives of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia will visit Italy to learn about the country’s experience in monitoring air quality. The aim of the study visit is to provide Georgian representatives with practical advice regarding…
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Maritime authorities from Black and Caspian Sea regions discuss search and rescue operations

02 October 2019
On 25 and 26 September, representatives of maritime authorities from Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine joined their colleagues from other countries of the Black and Caspian Sea basins for a seminar on search and rescue on sea. The participants reviewed international legal framework in the sphere,…