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EU helps Georgian ports manage container vessels

16 April 2019
On 10-12 April, eight Port State Control (PSC) inspectors from the Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia participated in a three-day tutoring project on PSC container vessels in the country’s Batumi and Poti ports. The event was held at the request of Georgia and organised under the EU-funded…
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EU helps develop accident investigation capabilities of Ukrainian maritime authorities

16 April 2019
On 9-10 April, Ukrainian maritime authorities attended a training seminar on International Maritime Organisation’s Casualty Investigation Code and the EU Directive on the investigation of maritime accidents. The seminar focused on international and EU legislative frameworks in the field of marine…
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Five more companies receive grants for sustainable energy projects in Ukraine

12 April 2019
On 10 April, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and non-governmental organisation Greencubator, announced the five winners of the final stage of the Climate Innovation Vouchers Programme. Each of these winners received…
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Ukraine: EU to intensify support for the Azov Sea Region

10 April 2019
Following a needs assessment mission earlier this year, the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are currently working on targeted and intensified support measures for the Ukrainian regions bordering the Azov Sea. According to the EU, this will help address and mitigate the socio-economic…
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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 to share experience in aeronautical information management with Ukraine

10 April 2019
On 17-18 April, experts from Greece and France will visit the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv to share their experience in aeronautical information management. During a two-day workshop, they will provide advice and guidance to participants from the State Aviation Administration, the Aeronautical…
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Belgium to support international port in Azerbaijan to update Ship Waste Management Plan

05 April 2019
On 15-18 April, an expert from the Belgian Port of Antwerp will visit Azerbaijan to provide advice and guidance to the Baku International Sea Trade Port to update its Ship Waste Management Plan in compliance with the respective EU legislation. The expert will focus on the understanding,…
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EU continues to support Georgia’s passenger risk assessment efforts

05 April 2019
The EU and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) continues to support Georgia’s efforts to introduce an Advance Passenger Information (API) system to assist with passenger risk assessment and facilitation. On 2-3 April, three API service providers, pre-selected by the Government of…
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Winners of #EU4Energy Babushka challenge announced

26 March 2019
The #EU4Energy Babushka challenge on Energy Efficiency was organised between 13th and 25th March 2019. Over the course of one and a half weeks, participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine had the chance to learn from the #EU4Energy Babushka about how to save energy…
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First EU Sustainable Energy Award for Eastern Partnership 2019 – applications now open!

18 March 2019
Do you want the chance to win a trip to Brussels and a prize of up to €1,000? If so, then check out the guidelines for the European Sustainable Energy Award for Eastern Partner countries to see if you are eligible to apply. The EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership is part of…