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EU and Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation meet for high-level conference in Brussels

26 June 2019
On 18 June, cooperation between the Black Sea region and the EU was in focus at a conference in Brussels. The event was attended by more than 120 participants and was the first-ever attempt to bring together the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of countries of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic…
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An EU-funded journalism training programme for the EU and Neighbourhood countries has been launched

26 June 2019
The College of Europe Natolin (Warsaw) Campus is proud to announce that a new, free-of-charge training programme (e-learning classes and in-person courses) that looks at fact-based journalism and European information policy has been launched. It has been developed under the new EU-funded initiative…
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Georgia: EU-supported youth camp in Kachreti draws attention to agricultural techniques

25 June 2019
On 24 June, a youth camp for young farmers opened in the Georgian village of Kachreti, Kakheti region. The camp aims to increase knowledge in the agricultural field through theory and practice and emphasise the importance of vocational education as a career choice for youth. Over three days, the…
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EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics in Tbilisi to discuss promotion of education and culture in Eastern Partnership

25 June 2019
On 24–25 June, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, is in Tbilisi for the Eastern Partnership Conference on Promoting Values through Education and Culture. Over 200 participants have gathered for the event to consider how cooperation in the fields of…
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Vote and select the winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition

25 June 2019
The public vote is now open for the #EU4Energy photo competition organised within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. More than 130 people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine submitted photos showing the future of energy where they live! The jury selected a…
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Eastern Neighbourhood: New opportunities for networking with researchers in the EU

24 June 2019
In June, 40 new actions under the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) initiative were approved by the EU. This provides new opportunities for networking between researchers in the EU and its Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of…
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Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU extends sanctions by one year

21 June 2019
On 20 June, the EU Council prolonged the restrictive measures introduced in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until 23 June 2020. The measures apply to EU persons and EU-based companies. They are limited to the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol. The sanctions…
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EU Advisory Mission supports road safety campaign in Ukraine

21 June 2019
Between late May and early June, the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine supported the third wave of a small-scale Facebook campaign on road safety called “Kerui”. The campaign has been implemented by the country’s National Police. Previous waves included a video featuring famous Ukrainians past…
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EU helps to remedy consequences of conflict in Ukraine’s east

21 June 2019
Between 2014 and 2018, the EU and its Member States contributed over €677 million in humanitarian and early recovery aid. The EU has been one of the largest humanitarian donors amid the crisis in eastern Ukraine. A new article promoted in the recent EU Cooperation Monthly Digest talks about the…
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Commissioner Hahn met with Young European Ambassadors during his recent visit to Azerbaijan

21 June 2019
During his visit to Azerbaijan on 13-14 June, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn met with the country’s Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) to discuss Azerbaijani youth perspective on the Eastern Partnership and EU funded opportunities available…