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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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#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…

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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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

03 June 2019
'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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Vote now to select the winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership!

28 May 2019
The EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership is part of EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019 (EUSEW) and was, for the first time, extended to the 6 Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine). More than 55 applicants entered the…
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EU-supported training gathers Flag State inspectors from Black and Caspian Sea countries

27 May 2019
On 20–23 May, the third part of the EU-supported training for Flag State inspectors took place on the premises of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Lisbon. The course was attended by 14 participants from the beneficiary countries of the EU-funded Black and Caspian Sea Project (BCSEA…
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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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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…