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EU helps older people in rural Belarus fight social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

09 April 2020
Older people in rural Belarus are staying connected during the COVID-19 outbreak, thanks to the digital skills they have learnt from an EU-supported course. Over two years, more than 80 senior citizens in the Homiel region received training in digital literacy through the course ‘Computer from…
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Coronavirus: European Union launches “Team Europe” package to support partner countries with more than €20 billion

09 April 2020
Yesterday, the European Union launched its “Team Europe” package to support partner countries in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences. The objective of the “Team Europe” approach is to combine resources from the EU, its Member States, and financial institutions, in…
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Eastern Neighbourhood to receive over €960 million from EU to fight COVID-19

08 April 2020
On 8 April, the European Commission and the EU High Representative announced that they will set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. As for the Eastern Neighbourhood region, the EU will provide €80 million of…
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EU Delegation to Ukraine to disseminate leaflets on protection against coronavirus

08 April 2020
The EU Delegation to Ukraine and its partners created information leaflets with practical tips on how people can protect themselves against coronavirus. The leaflets contain clear and simple explanations addressing people’s main concerns about COVID-19. Over 220,000 leaflets have already been…
Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

08 April 2020
On Wednesday 8 April, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The EU's collective action will focus on addressing the immediate health crisis and resulting…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

06 April 2020
'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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#Prepare EaP4Health: New civil society campaign on COVID-19 response in Eastern Neighbourhood

06 April 2020
The EU’s Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) has launched a campaign aiming to highlight the needs of the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) in fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. Titled #PrepareEaP4Health, the…
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Medical workers in eastern Ukraine receive equipment to fight COVID-19

01 April 2020
The EU-funded programme provided medical workers from the Emergency Medical Care Centre in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region with one hundred sets of personal protective equipment for ambulance teams. In addition seventy litres of highly concentrated antiseptic liquid have been delivered to…
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EU grant competition in response to COVID-19 outbreak in Georgia

01 April 2020
The EU has launched a grant competition in Georgia in response to the new challenges faced by the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. The competition is organised within the Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development, and will close on 6 April. Grant proposals should…
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Coronavirus: The European Union stands by its Eastern partners

30 March 2020
As part of the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission stands by Eastern partner countries and has reallocated €140 million for the most immediate needs in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. In addition, the Commission will also…