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Georgian film nominated for EU human rights prize

05 December 2019
On 6 December, the Amirani Cinema in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host the screening of a Georgian film entitled ‘Negative numbers’. The film has been nominated for the EU prize for ‘Human Rights in Film Award’ at Tbilisi International Film Festival, taking place on 1–8 December. Find out…
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New EU Twinning project to help Ukraine improve telecommunications

05 December 2019
A new EU-funded Twinning project to improve the quality of service and market access in telecommunications in Ukraine was launched on 29 November. The project involves a consortium of Lithuanian and Latvian regulatory authorities, in cooperation with Ukraine’s National Commission for the State…
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Commissioner Várhelyi discusses future of Eastern Partnership with civil society representatives

05 December 2019
On 5 December, the EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, participated in the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum “EaP4EU: Joining forces for a win-win partnership” in Brussels. The forum brought together over 200 civil society…
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Georgia: Young European Ambassadors to take part in European Youth Parliament conference in Kutaisi

04 December 2019
Between 19 and 23 December, the Georgian city of Kutaisi will bring together around 150 bright-minded people from approximately 15 European countries. They will gather for the 14th National Selection Conference of European Youth Parliament (EYP) Georgia, and the theme of the conference will be “…
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EU experts discuss risk management of monuments in case of emergency in Georgia

04 December 2019
On 2-4 December, experts from Italy and Portugal visited Georgia to provide recommendations regarding the development of a risk management strategy for movable and immovable monuments during emergency situations to help implement an action plan in the country. During the mission, EU Member State…
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Young European Ambassadors visit Moldovan school to raise awareness of human rights

04 December 2019
On 3 December, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) visited ‘Nicolae Iorga’ school in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau and organised a role play activity with focused on human rights. The pupils were assigned the roles of people whose human rights aren’t always respected and put in situations that…
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Head of EU Advisory Mission calls on law enforcement staff to ‘step up’ in promotion of equality

04 December 2019
On 3 December, a delegation of the EU Advisory Mission Ukraine (EUAM) participated at the second annual conference entitled ‘Leadership: Striving for Balance. Inspiration. Empowerment. Integrity’. The event was organised as part of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. The conference…
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EU Monitoring Mission and State Security Service of Georgia assess functional cooperation

04 December 2019
On 3 December, the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia conducted an information sharing meeting with the leadership of the State Security Service of Georgia. The meeting was organised to take stock of the functional cooperation between the EUMM and the State Security Service based…
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Young European Ambassadors to discuss gender-based violence at workshop in Baku

03 December 2019
On 7 December, in the framework of the international campaign against gender-based violence, Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) from Azerbaijan will organise a workshop to enhance the awareness of gender-based violence among local youth and inform participants about a number of opportunities…
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EU4Digital: Belarus, Lithuania and Ukraine discuss digital transport corridor

03 December 2019
The EU4Digital Facility organised a series of working meetings on the digital transport corridor in Belarus, Ukraine and Lithuania on 25, 26 and 28 November. The aim of the meetings was to present and discuss the concept of a digital transport corridor between the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea,…