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Georgia: EU-supported festival on positive parenthood takes place in Lagodekhi

19 April 2019
On 15 April, the Georgian village of Leliani, in Lagodekhi municipality, saw over 100 people come together for the “Positive Parenthood” festival. The event was supported by the EU and aimed to promote healthy parenting practices, by demonstrating joint sports and entertainment activities between…
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EU consults stakeholders in Georgia on priorities for the next phase of its agriculture and rural development support programme

18 April 2019
Over 100 representatives of EU partners, civil society organisations, private sector, academia and experts gathered on 17 April at a conference in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The participants discussed the upcoming fourth phase of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural…
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EU4Business: Georgian companies secure orders at International Food and Drink Event in London

17 April 2019
Five companies from Georgia exhibited their goods and found new buyers at the International Food and Drink Event (IFE) in London on 17-20 March. This was made possible thanks to the EU-funded ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade’ project. The companies presented a variety of products including…
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EU helps improve access to micro-financing services for women in rural areas of Azerbaijan

17 April 2019
On 16 April, a new flagship project on Empowering Women for Sustainable Development was launched in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. The one-year project aims to improve access to microfinance services for rural communities in Azerbaijan, focusing on women and other vulnerable…
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EU4Business meetings support development of small businesses in Moldova

17 April 2019
Two meetings have been held in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau in early April to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. On 2 April, the working group of the project on “Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the Republic of Moldova’s SME…
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Expert mission to assist National Bank of Moldova with review and evaluation

16 April 2019
On 22-26 April, an expert from Lithuania will meet with experts from the National Bank of Moldova to discuss the EU Framework for carrying out the assessment of market risk and interest rate risk from non-trading activities in the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). The National Bank…
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New EU project to support community-based value chain in mountainous regions of Azerbaijan

15 April 2019
On 11 April, the EU launched a new project in Azerbaijan to support community-based value chain enhancement in the Greater Caucasus Mountains area of the country. Implemented by the Slow Food Association, the project will work closely with local authorities, civil society groups and other…
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Role of fisheries in economic development discussed at conference in Georgia

15 April 2019
On 6 April, representatives of the fishing industry gathered in the Georgian city of Batumi for a conference entitled “Fisheries for the Economic Development of the Country”. The participants included representatives from governmental and non-governmental organisations from Georgia, Ukraine,…
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EU to facilitate financing for small businesses in Africa and the European Neighbourhood

15 April 2019
The European Commission makes available €4.2 million under the External Investment Plan to help banks in Africa and the European Neighbourhood better assist underfinanced sectors. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed this support agreement last week in…
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EU supports women entrepreneurship in Armenia

12 April 2019
On 11 April, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Piotr Świtalski opened the 5th Women’s Club, established in the country with help of the EU-funded ‘Support to SME Development in Armenia’ (SMEDA) project. The project also helped establish the “WE Clubs” platform – the leading module of the Women…