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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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Black and Caspian Sea project conducts exercise on oil spill pollution response

20 June 2019
Responding to oil spill pollution was the topic of a seminar and practical exercise organised in the Bulgarian port of Varna on 12–14 June for participants from several countries, including Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The event was organised under the EU-funded Black…
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Georgian Shilda winery announced winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for EaP

18 June 2019
The European Union has announced the winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership at the Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 18 June. The winner of the first edition of the Award is the energy efficient Shilda winery from Georgia. Founded in 2014, the Shilda winery is located…
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EU’s largest agriculture and rural development programme in Georgia discusses youth migration and addressing climate change

14 June 2019
On 10 June, stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Georgia gathered to discuss the establishment of a network of demonstration plots and a working group on climate smart agriculture. The meeting aimed to…
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#EU4Energy photo competition: The future of energy

13 June 2019
Take part in the #EU4Energy photo competition between 17th and 23rd June for the chance to win an electric scooter. Who can participate? The contest is open to citizens over the age of 18 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. How to participate? What…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and its six Eastern partner countries endorse joint declaration on transport cooperation

07 June 2019
Marking 10 years of cooperation within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), transport ministers from the 28 EU countries and its six Eastern partner countries met on 6 June in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation in the area of transport. The main topics for discussion were road safety and infrastructure…
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Georgia: EU launches social media challenge to draw attention to waste reduction

06 June 2019
The Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carl Hartzell, has posted a social media challenge asking for ideas on minimising waste. To participate, social media users need to accept the challenge on the Facebook page of the EU Delegation to Georgia, take a photo or video demonstrating…
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Delivering on a stronger partnership: the EU and its six Eastern partners agree to develop better transport links

06 June 2019
On 6 June, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, hosted the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting on Transport. The event brought together EU Ministers responsible for transport and their counterparts from the six Eastern partner…
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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…