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EU expert mission to help Georgia ensure safe operation of cableways

23 May 2019
On 27–28 May, experts from Austria and France will visit Georgia to provide advice and guidance to the country on proper and safe operation and management of cableway installations. The workshop will contribute to increasing awareness about the necessary qualifications needed and provide…
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EU to adopt Common Maritime Agenda for Black Sea at ministerial meeting in Bucharest

20 May 2019
On 21 May, ministers from seven Black Sea countries – Bulgaria, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine – will meet in the Romanian capital of Bucharest for a ministerial meeting to endorse the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea. With this, the Black Sea region…

The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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EU4Energy energy efficiency stand at Europe Day celebration in the Republic of Moldova

14 May 2019
Visitors to the Europe Day celebrations in Chisinau on 11th May had the chance to learn about energy efficiency thanks to an EU4Energy stand present on the day. The pop-up stand has quizzes, games, and interactive features demonstrating what energy efficiency looks like in practice. Visitors…
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Eastern Partnership celebrates 10-year anniversary at high-level conference in Brussels

14 May 2019
On 14 May, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker hosted a high-level conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership. The conference brought together Heads of State or Government of the Eastern partner countries, foreign ministers of the EU Member…
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Eastern Partnership foreign ministers gather in Brussels to mark 10th anniversary of the initiative

14 May 2019
On 13 May, foreign ministers and representatives of Member States of the European Union, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the foreign ministers of the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Brussels to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Eastern…
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EU celebrates 10 years of the Eastern Partnership

10 May 2019
On 13-14 May, the EU, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine will mark the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) with a number of events in Brussels. The events will provide the opportunity to celebrate a partnership that has proven to be mutually…
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New EU digest showcases results of EU assistance in Ukraine

09 May 2019
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has presented the latest version of its digest depicting the most interesting stories resulting from the EU’s assistance to the country. The May digest showcases how the EU funded an inclusive dance studio for children in Kharkiv, provided grants to Ukrainian…
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Belarus: EU supports creation of cycle path and wide-scale urban greening efforts in Čavusy

24 April 2019
On 19 April, a bike path linking a new residential district with the town centre was officially opened in Čavusy, eastern Belarus.The event was part of a local initiative of the Čavusy District Executive Committee and implemented with support from the EU. The local initiative included various…
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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…