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EU-supported training helps improve maritime safety in Black and Caspian seas

19 November 2018
On 12-16 November, 14 Flag State inspectors from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Ukraine met in Lisbon for the second session of a training course organised under the EU-funded Black and Caspian Sea Regions Project (BCSEA). Following the high level of interest…
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European Civil Aviation Conference shares experience on cargo and mail screening with Eastern Neighbourhood countries

15 November 2018
On 7-8 November, the screening requirements for cargo and mail shipments were discussed at a workshop in Luxembourg. The workshop, hosted by the Luxembourg Civil Aviation Authority,  was attended by representatives of relevant state institutions from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan,…
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EU supports capacity building in the field of aviation security for Security Police of Georgia

12 November 2018
On 5-8 November, an expert from the United Kingdom visited Georgia to deliver a training course for the Aviation Security Division of the country’s Security Police. During the four-day workshop, the trainer presented on international standards for airport security and the UK’s experience in…
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Azerbaijan: EU expert mission to help Port of Baku implement Green Port concept

29 October 2018
On 5–8 November, an expert from the United Kingdom will visit Azerbaijan to provide advice to representatives of the Port of Baku in its endeavours to implement Green Port concept. The expert will advise on the promotion of green culture, implementation of the port’s environmental policies, and…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and neighbouring countries review progress of the 20 Deliverables for 2020 to bring concrete benefits for citizens

15 October 2018
Foreign Ministers from 28 EU Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met with Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn in a meeting chaired by EU High…
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EU expert mission to consult Ukraine on implementation of legislation for accident investigation in road transport

11 October 2018
On 16–18 October, an expert from Lithuania will visit Ukraine to consult representatives from the country’s State Transport Safety Service on accident investigation in the road and urban transport sectors. The expert will aim to share expertise on all practical and technical requirements to…
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Ukraine: Expert mission on flag state and International Maritime Organisation rules

08 October 2018
On 16–19 October, experts from Lithuania will visit Ukraine to provide advice and share practical experience of EU legislation on flag state responsibilities. The experts will apply a practical approach to facilitate the implementation of the relevant EU legislation into the national legislation of…
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Ukraine’s transport authorities discuss training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers at EU-supported event in Kyiv

27 September 2018
On 18 and 19 September, the EU-funded Black and Caspian Sea Project organised a regional training on the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). The event was attended by representatives from the country’s Infrastructure Ministry,…

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching public consultations

26 September 2018
The EBRD is launching public consultations on the draft of its upcoming Energy Sector Strategy (ESS), which will guide the Bank’s operations in the sector for the next five years. The EBRD ESS covers the Bank’s activities in two areas: electricity generation, transmission, distribution, storage and…
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Ukraine to learn from EU experience in market regulation of postal, courier and cargo transportation services

25 September 2018
On 27–28 September, experts from Austria will visit Ukraine to help enhance the regulatory capacity of the country’s National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization. They will also share the experience of EU Member States regarding the market regulation of…