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Entrepreneurship school graduates meet local businesses in Georgia

20 June 2019
To mark the successful completion of the Entrepreneurship School in Samegrelo, Georgia, set up as part of the EU4Youth programme, 19 graduates of the school were joined by the EU Ambassador to Georgia and the Danish Refugee Council Country Director on a study visit to various businesses in Kutaisi…
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EU supports tax and customs reforms and capacity building in public finance management institutions in Ukraine

19 June 2019
On 18 June, the EU launched a new programme in Ukraine to support tax and customs reform, as well as capacity building activities in this sphere. The new EU-funded Public Finance Management Support Programme for Ukraine (EU4PFM) will run until the end of 2022 and aim to contribute to further…
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EU opens European Alley of Trees in Armenia

18 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia opened a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. A total of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees were planted, creating the first alley of its kind in Armenia. According to the EU, this action will…
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Georgia hosts international forum on supporting local agribusiness and promoting rural development

18 June 2019
On 13–14 June, the Bolnisi Municipality of Georgia hosted an international forum bringing together rural development actors from Georgia and other countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region. The event was attended by around 150 participants representing national and local governments, civil…
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EU Business Climate Report assesses current conditions for doing business in Azerbaijan

17 June 2019
On 13 June, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku hosted the fifth EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum. This annual event attracted a high turnout of over 800 participants, including government representatives and business leaders, who engaged in panel discussions and business-to-business meetings. The one-day…
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EU’s largest agriculture and rural development programme in Georgia discusses youth migration and addressing climate change

14 June 2019
On 10 June, stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Georgia gathered to discuss the establishment of a network of demonstration plots and a working group on climate smart agriculture. The meeting aimed to…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

14 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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EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum: new impetus to business relations and public-private dialogue

14 June 2019
On 13 June, Azerbaijan's Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev and EU Commissioner Hahn jointly opened the fifth EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum. The annual event attracted a high turnout of over 800 participants, including government representatives and business leaders, who engaged in panel…
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Armenia to host Fashion Forum Yerevan 2019

14 June 2019
On 25–29 June, the Armenian capital will host the Fashion Forum Yerevan 2019. The event will gather over 15 fashion industry representatives, experts, designers, influencers, photographers and stylists to discuss and share the best international expertise. The forum aims to further develop the…
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Armenia: European Alley of Trees to open in Shirak province

13 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia will open a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. The unique development will see lines of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees planted at the centre. According to the EU, this action will…